23 September 2021

Forsters advise on a quartet of new F&B lettings at St Christopher’s Place

Forsters has advised BMO Real Estate Partners on four exciting new restaurant lettings at St Christopher’s Place, W1. Located behind Oxford Street, the St Christopher’s Place estate comprises 43 buildings and 169 lettable units made up of high end retail and restaurants, office suites and apartments.

The San Carlo Restaurant Group has agreed to take the former Carluccio’s unit on Barrett Street for a new 220-cover Italian brasserie and bar concept, named “Isola.” Isola will also include a 50-cover alfresco terrace and will open in October 2021.

From the team behind Patty & Bun, a new restaurant focusing on roast chicken, “Sidechick”, has signed up to a 10 year lease of 1,125 sq ft of space on James Street for a 50-cover site with an outdoor seating area. The existing Patty & Bun unit, which came to St Christopher’s Place back in 2012, will continue to operate next door.

"Papa-dum", an Indian street food concept which first opened in Fetter Lane, has taken a 10 year lease on James Street of 1,147 sq ft space. Their offering will include “grab and go” curries, chais and chaats.

Finally, Crome, a café and patisserie focussing on French toast and speciality coffees, has recently opened on James Street.

These new lettings will further boost the restaurant offering at the estate and will contribute to the status of St Christopher’s Place as one of the west end’s most desirable and diverse dining destinations.

Forsters has worked on the St Christopher’s Place estate for more than 20 years, led by Commercial Real Estate partner, Glenn Dunn.

Commercial Real Estate senior associate, Jade Capper, advised on the lettings, assisted by associate, Alexandra Ringrose.

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