Elegant new look for Le Metropolitain

Owners Tess and Gill Turczak at relaunch of Metropoliton restaurant and bar, Rawson Street, Halifax
Owners Tess and Gill Turczak at relaunch of Metropoliton restaurant and bar, Rawson Street, Halifax

More than 100 local business people helped Le Metro bar and brasserie, Halifax, celebrate its re-launch.

The town centre restaurant closed at the beginning of January for a make-over and re-opened last week.

After five years owner Gill Turczak decided it was time to say goodbye to the Art Deco style design and introduced a more contemporary elegant look.

The orange and black colour scheme, bronze figures and marble have been replaced by wood floors, rich velvet textures, a new glass entrance and old prints of Halifax.

One of the biggest changes is a members-only bar where guests can simply drink or enjoy nibbles.

Interested parties have to fill in a form to get an exclusive members card which entitles them to offers and discounts.

The Rawson Street restaurant also has a new menu.

“We had some great feedback at our re-launch night and have had a really busy week. The new menu and food presentation have gone down well and the new bar has taken off and been busy.

“All the hard work has been worth it,” said Gill who is running the business with her daughter, Tess, and has employed more staff.