January 29, 2022

From New York to Barnsley – Fridays set to open latest restaurant

Fridays, part of newly listed Hostmore plc, has announced it will be opening its latest and 86th UK restaurant in Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

Forming part of The Glass Works, a destination food and shopping centre, this vibrant and flagship location will be ideally situated near Superbowl UK and Cineworld, providing the perfect place to get that Fridays Feeling whether you’re out for a date, girls’ night or family dinner.

Spanning approx. 5,300 sq ft, the site will feature an iconic Fridays bar and spacious restaurant area, accommodating over 200 guests with both indoor and outdoor seating available. Furthermore, the restaurant will look out over the striking new public square at the heart of The Glass Works and is expected to create around 60 full and part-time jobs for people in the area.

The news comes following the launch of Fridays new and best ever menu in which it celebrates its heritage through quality, simplicity and relevancy. Dishes are freshly made to order with top-quality ingredients and new and classic cocktails full of energy & theatre are all handcrafted by its expert bartenders.

Robert B. Cook, Fridays CEO, said: “We are extremely excited to be bringing our best ever food and drinks menu, alongside that iconic Fridays service and spirit of generosity, to Barnsley town centre. We have always felt the love and loyalty from our Yorkshire fans and can’t wait to spread that Fridays Feeling even further across the county.”

Cllr Steve Houghton, the Leader of Barnsley Council, said: “We’re thrilled to be able to announce that Fridays will open in The Glass Works. They are a hugely popular brand that will continue to grow our retail and leisure offer and provide people with even more reasons to come and enjoy our town centre. It’s going to be a great year for the Glass Works and for Barnsley.”