Albert Roux plans Essex restaurant

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Most 78-year-olds are more likely to visit a branch while collecting their pensions, but Albert Roux intends to turn an Essex Post Office into a fine dining restaurant. The French-born chef and restaurateur (father of Michel Roux Jr) has submitted plans to transform Brentwood’s old Post Office into a high-end eating establishment.

Roux praised the town as ‘beautiful’ and went on to say that there were a lot of ‘extremely wealthy people’ there, which will no doubt help the cause of his new high-end venture. Serving lunch and dinner, the as yet unnamed restaurant is waiting to get the go-ahead from the county council.


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