Monday, 22 October 2012 19:22

New era for Four Horseshoes

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The Four Horseshoes pub at Burrow Hill Green is open again for business after two weeks closure between leaseholders.

Formerly leased by Marstons from Scottish & Newcastle, the pub is being run until the new year for the brewery by Tony Leslie and Sue Hoyle, experienced landlords who are tasked with boosting business over the next couple of months. Trade had dipped after rumours of longer term closure, including a suggestion that this Chobham landmark was set to become a branch of Sainsbury's, which proved to be complete fiction.

The caretaker landlords have refreshed the beer selection and put on a  Tuesday to Sunday menu. On the Friday night of the Rugby Club's Firework Extravaganza they are running a barbecue.

Next year will see the fruit of Scottish & Newcastle's partnership with a private investor, a seasoned pub tenant who will be taking on an extended tenancy. A major refurbishment, including an extension to double the size of the restaurant, is scheduled to start in January with a reopening nine weeks later. The makeover will be sympathetic and sensitive to the building's historic, cottagey, character we are assured.

Visit the Four Horseshoes listing in the Chobham Directory.

 

Jennifer Britt

Jennifer is a regular contributor to Chobham.Net and is also the webmaster of the St Lawrence & St Saviour Chobham Parish website.

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