US brand opens first franchised restaurant outside of London
American dining brand, Slim Chickens has opened a 2,400- sq ft restaurant on the Lower East side at St David’s in Cardiff. Located next to the recently upsized Ed’s Easy Diner, Slim Chickens’ restaurant has space for 76 covers inside and 16 outside.
Slim Chickens has seen rapid growth across North America, with over 80 locations, and has now selected St David’s to launch its second restaurant in the UK after a successful launch on James Street, just off Oxford Street
Speaking on behalf of the St David’s Partnership, the joint venture between Landsec and intu, Colin Flinn, regional managing director – west, said: “Fast-casual American brand, Slim Chickens, brings an exciting new element to our diverse mix of restaurants. Their decision to launch their first site outside of London and second in the UK highlights St David’s status as one of the UK’s premium retail destinations.”