Offley restaurant to close after 13 years

PUBLISHED: 09:38 15 July 2019 | UPDATED: 09:45 15 July 2019

Offley Oriental has closed after 13 years in the community. Picture: Google Maps

Offley Oriental has closed after 13 years in the community. Picture: Google Maps

Archant

A restaurant that has served the Offley community for over a decade has announced it has permanently closed.

Offley Oriental - a restaurant that specialised in Chinese, Thai and Malaysian dishes - announced the news via e-mail.

The ownership made three attempts to purchase the freehold of the restaurant over the last 13 years, but these were ultimately unsuccessful.

You may also want to watch:

Following a recent rent increase, they say that running the business has become untenable.

Within the email, Jack and Ting Gao said: "First of all we would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for all the support you have given us in the past 13 years.

"With sadness, we have to close the doors permanently. It has been a great pleasure serving our food to you over the past 13 years.

"Once again, we would like to say a big thank you to all of you and hope we meet again someday somewhere!"


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Comet. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the The Comet