Is Gordon Ramsay in talks to take over Rick Stein’s Cornwall restaurant?

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Editor 1st July 2020

According to The Sun, Gordon Ramsay is in talks to take over Rick Stein’s harbourside restaurant in Porthleven, Cornwall, which has been forced to close due to the impact of Coronavirus.

Gordon, is said to be ‘very interested in taking it over, as he feels it has so much potential’.

Rick announced the closure of his Porthleven restaurant this month sharing the news on his Instagram page, expressing deep sorrow and thanking customers for their support

He said: “We would like to thank all our customers who have supported us there over the years. “We hope you will find your way to our other restaurants, where perhaps we can share fond memories of nights overlooking the romantic harbour in Porthleven.”

If the deal goes ahead the Michelin-starred chef would be adding to his worldwide empire, with restaurants in London, Las Vegas and Dubai.

Many closures have been announced in recent weeks, on the eve of the government's all clear for restaurants to reopen, expected on July 4th.

Among them, The Ledbury, Sardine, The Seafood Pub Company, and Le Caprice, with many more expected to follow.

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 1st July 2020

Is Gordon Ramsay in talks to take over Rick Stein’s Cornwall restaurant?