Carluccio's restaurant to open in Berkhamsted
By berkopeople | Saturday, February 11, 2012, 19:25
Carluccio's, the restaurant chain founded by TV chef Antonio Carluccio will be opening in Berkhamsted.
The empty Brasserie Gerard in Berkhamsted High Street is set to become a Carluccio's restaurant
The restaurant, which will be taking over the old Brasserie Gerard next to the Town Hall in the High Street, is due to open around the end of April, although the date has yet to be officially confirmed.
The Carluccio's restaurants are generally open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The breakfast menus include Eggs Florentine, an Italian take on the English breakfast, with grilled pancetta and toasted Italian bread, as well as fruit salad and yogurt and pastries.
Starters feature calamari, a selection of antipasti, homemade tuna and caper fishcake and Bruschetta,
There is a selection of pasta dishes as well as sea bass, Osso Bucco, pan fried chicken, steaks and risotto.
Desserts include Italian ice cream, blackberry tart, Tiramisu and Cioccolato Fondente.
What do you think about the restaurant coming to Berkhamsted? If you own or run a restaurant in town, are you concerned about the competition, or do you think there is always room for more eateries? Post your thoughts here!