ARC Inspirations, the multi-brand bar operator, has announced the latest addition to its portfolio after securing its first venue in Ilkley, with doors set to open on 3 November 2017.

Arc has acquired the lease from Wildwood in Brook Street with plans underway to rejuvenate the 5,000 sq ft site into its rapidly expanding flagship brand; Banyan Bar & Kitchen.

The new bar and restaurant, extending over two floors, will create 35 full and part-time jobs for the local area. The acquisition will expand Arc Inspirations’ ‘stylish, genuine and beautiful’ Banyan Bar & Kitchen to a total of seven sites throughout the North of England.

For those wanting to be a part of the North’s of England’s most talked about operator, Arc Inspirations is hosting a recruitment day at the Clarke Foley Centre on Thursday, September 28 from 1pm-6pm. Current opportunities include managers and team members with bar, restaurant and kitchen opportunities.

Banyan Bar & Kitchen will be open all day seven days a week and guests of the new venue can expect; a sophisticated new look, an exceptional all-day dining menu and a premium drinks offering - including its renowned gin copas. Menu highlights include its infamous healthy, nutritious and protein filled power bowls, and a small plates and sharers menu – ideal for a light bite or group dining.

Martin Wolstencroft, CEO of Arc Inspirations,said: “I’m extremely proud to open our first venue in the town of Ilkley. Our beautiful flagship brand Banyan will offer guests a sophisticated setting, no matter the occasion – whether it’s catch ups over cocktails, a leisurely lunch, delicious dinner, or an upbeat evening out with friends. We’re looking forward to bringing something a little different to the area, and showing Ilkley what we do best!”

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