Staff at Corby’s new RBW restaurant cannot wait to open their doors to customers next week.
The restaurant, serving ribs, burgers and wings, is a new concept for the South African Spur group and staff are keen to show off the new premises as part of Corby’a new cinema complex.
Alongside the red, white and black decor is a graffiti-inspired mural created by street artist John McKeown.
It includes references to Corby’s steel production days in the old Stewart and Lloyds works, the Sundew dragline, Rockingham Speedway and Corby Cube.
Richard Kneen, who works in operations for RBW, said he cannot wait to welcome the first customers through the doors and added: “The opportunity to come to Corby is amazing, it’s fantastic.
“There is excitement about this, I can feel it.”
The opportunity to come to Corby is amazingRichard Kneen
He said people have already been popping their heads through the door to see if the restaurant is open yet, and added: “The spirit and the community is just so amazing.”
As well as serving ribs, burgers and wings, the menu offers hotdogs, skinny ‘skin-on’ fries, desserts and milkshakes.
RBW’s official opening on Wednesday will follow the recent opening of Nando’s next to the cinema and comes ahead of Prezzo opening for business in the same complex on Tuesday, June 30.
The new Prezzo restaurant has a contemporary design and has cost £620,000 to develop.
They have said the menu will offer popular and innovative Italian food, including pizza, pasta, salads, flatbread salads, risotto and grills.
It will also offer desserts, drinks and a children’s menu.
It has seating for 156 guests, with 108 in the restaurant itself and another 48 in an external dining area.
Prezzo chief executive Jonathan Kaye said: “The restaurant will serve the highest quality food in comfortable and stylish surroundings.
“I am confident that Prezzo will prove popular and be a great addition to Parkland Gateway and Corby itself.”
The new restaurant has created 20 jobs.
Prezzo will be open from midday until 11pm throughout the week.