Chef Tom Van Zeller closes his Harrogate restaurant Van Zeller

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Tom Van Zeller has this morning announced he has closed his Harrogate restaurant, Van Zeller, due to 'further economic uncertainty and a staggering eight new openings in Harrogate'.


Tom opened the restaurant seven years ago and has since achieved 6/10 in the  Good Food Guide plus a number of glowing national reviews under his belt.

He grew up about a mile away from the location of his current restaurant and his work experience includes Raymond Blanc’s legendary two-star restaurant, Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons and Pied à Terre. He spent time working in Australia and the US, the training under Paul Liebrandt.

From his time at Pied à Terre he had kept in touch with owner David Moore they became business partners for this restaurant venture.

Taking to social media Tom said of the closure 'he was left with little choice' and he thanked everyone for their support. 

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Editor 1st July 2016

Chef Tom Van Zeller closes his Harrogate restaurant Van Zeller