A well-liked burger joint in Swansea is about to open one other restaurant in Cardiff.
Smokin Griddle is famend for serving up indulgent beef burgers which are handmade with contemporary beef purchased regionally.
Initially primarily based in Romford, Essex, the model initially got here to Swansea within the type of a pop-up collaboration at The Optimist Bar and Kitchen, in Uplands, again in 2019, earlier than house owners Will Boden and George Dixon determined to open up its personal base in Humphrey Road final yr.
Now, simply six months after opening in Swansea, the place it is presently providing takeaways, it’s on the point of open its doorways in Cardiff.
“Since we opened in October it has been flying, particularly since January,” they stated.
“We’ve been one of many companies that is been capable of capitalise on the present scenario and we now have a staff of about 15 or 16 folks which has supplied jobs within the native space.
“It made sense to open in Cardiff as it is the capital and is only a 45-minute drive from Swansea.
“It is a good location and we have the standard of the product – we’ve had 9 years of doing this and we’re impartial, providing an impartial supply service with our personal workers.”
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The menu options quite a lot of burgers starting from traditional cheeseburgers to ones topped with BBQ pulled pork, onion rings and Stateside bacon. You possibly can even get your fingers on mac and cheese or dunkin’ cheese sides, in addition to Kinder bueno or Reese’s milkshakes.
Primarily based on Cowbridge Street East, the brand new venue will function the identical classics and favourites which are obtainable in Swansea and can nonetheless offer an impartial supply service, in addition to the choice to gather, with seating areas quickly to come back.
The sit-in space within the Swansea base is about to open when the present coronavirus restrictions are lifted.
“Our Cardiff store was a charity store earlier than so it wants a whole lot of work however we’re optimistic about opening in June,” the house owners, now of their tenth yr of enterprise, added.
“The menu will likely be precisely the identical as in Swansea as we need to replicate the model in a brand new space.
“We’ve obtained a seating space and on the again there is a backyard area too. The seating space on the entrance will open after which the backyard will open a bit of bit later.
“The backyard will likely be a spectacular secret backyard that you simply would not know is there. We need to convey one thing cool to that facet of Cardiff.”
The house owners will likely be seeking to recruit workers members on the Cardiff venue. To seek out out extra you may e mail firstname.lastname@example.org or go to their website here.