Mark Ellis to open second restaurant within 12 months

Mark Ellis

Mark Ellis

Head Chef 29th January 2018

Mark Ellis to open second restaurant within 12 months

Acclaimed chef Mark Ellis is to open a new restaurant in North Wales at the 5 Star award-winning The Plassey, near Bangor-On Dee in Wrexham.

‘SHIPPON by Mark Ellis’ is in the process of being extensively refurbished into a ‘unique destination restaurant & bar within a modern and refined space’. It will include a central feature wine bar, lounge and even its own wine tasting room. These contemporary features will complement the buildings Edwardian design and the buildings many beautiful and unique features including glazed walls and drinking troughs, brick arches and parquet floors.

This is the second restaurant opening in the last 12 months for Mark, who appeared in the BBC’s Great British Menu. He says, “It is a privilege to be teaming up with the owners of The Plassey to complement the product at the already outstanding 5 Star Leisure Park and provide another truly unique space and ‘wow factor’ area for all guests local and further afield. This an exciting project to be involved in following on from the tremendous success of our first restaurant Allium-Tattenhall which has had an incredible first year and has already caught the attention of The Michelin Guide, Hardens Guide and was runner-up for Best Small Hotel and Boutique Accommodation from Marketing Cheshire, and more recently received a score of 8/10 from The Telegraph and we will continue this success at Shippon.”

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