Themed restaurants are often successful, attracting customers who are interested in the feeling of being transported into a new world, and are looking for Instagram-able spaces to sign up with their mobile phones. A new restaurant is drawing attention in Wales for its inspiration Mining Use scoops instead of bowls to serve food.
Call The Main Bistro (A Mina Bistrô, free translation), has become the leading institution of reservations in the United Kingdom. Located in the small village of Cwmgwrach, the restaurant has only seven tables. To be able to visit the place on weekends, when demand is highest, you have to have a nine-week waiting list for reservations.
The mine opened its doors in August 2020, after some delays in opening due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Occupying old stock space in a convenience store. The owner, Stuart James, explained to the site Food and wine That concept was born in honor of his family and homeland. This village is surrounded by coal mines. My father and grandfathers were all miners, so the name comes from my story and many more.”
On the menu, the restaurant offers hamburgers and meatballs, always served in small scoops, to keep the whole experience within the space theme.
“Friendly zombie guru. Avid pop culture scholar. Freelance travel geek. Wannabe troublemaker. Coffee specialist.”