TGI Fridays, but not as you know it


TGI Fridays has unveiled its new restaurant of the future with a new look and feel, the first of its kind during the brand’s 30-year history.

The new restaurant will retain some of the heritage of Fridays, while also offering customers a fresh experience and the opportunity to meet for food or drink at all times of day and night.

Karen Forrester, TGI Fridays UK CEO, said: “Newcastle loves Fridays and Fridays loves Newcastle – which is why we have chosen the city as the first place in the UK to try our brand new concept restaurant, which features an even better Fridays experience plus fantastic new food and drink.

“We feel that now is the perfect time to build on the UK-wide popularity of Fridays and serve up a new, fresh experience for our guests. These new restaurants will retain the heritage of Fridays but mix it with new offerings for all times of the day and night whether that is breakfast, a relaxed meeting over coffee, or an indulgent, celebratory, evening meal with live entertainment. We are so excited to open our doors at Eldon Square, unleashing even more Fridays fun to the local area.”

The restaurant has just opened in Newcastle’s Eldon Square and gives consumers a reason to visit Fridays at any time of day, catering for all occasions and visits from breakfast through to dinner. It will also offer a more premium, exciting experience for guests, including live music and DJs.

As well as a fresh and modern new-look interior, a real difference guests will notice is the all-new spacious, light and bright lounge and bar area. The area can be used for a variety of occasions – whether that is relaxing with a coffee from Fridays’ new premium range in a comfortable sofa whilst working on a laptop, or rocking out in the evening to a live band or DJ. The restaurant is complete with free Wi-Fi, ample power sockets for guests and comfortable seating areas. Two more new-concept Fridays will be opening in the UK between now and February.

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