Nutters restaurant in Rochdale has been compelled to quickly shut after flooding precipitated ‘catastrophic injury’ to the constructing’s energy provide.
Diners have been evacuated from the award-winning restaurant final night time as Storm Francis lashed down.
Nutters, run by superstar chef Andrew Nutter, is to close till Friday for repairs to be carried out.
A message posted on the Norden restaurant’s Fb web page stated: “It’s with nice unhappiness we’ve to make the next announcement!
“Irrespective of how arduous we’ve tried – regardless of how arduous the crew has labored the weather at the moment are in opposition to us, simply as we thought we had come by way of what has been a particularly troublesome interval.
“Final night time because of extreme flooding we needed to make emergency calls to Better Manchester Fireplace Brigade and Electrical energy Northwest leading to full evacuation of the restaurant.
“Additional inspections all through the night time has resulted in catastrophic injury to our important electrical energy boards.
“In the end leading to us now having to as soon as once more shut our doorways right this moment.
“Right now and Thursday the following (48hrs) the restaurant will stay closed.
“Hopefully inside this era the method will start to filter out and as soon as once more make secure.
“We apologise to everybody this can impact over the following 48hrs and we hopefully will see you all once more very quickly.”
Nutters has been affected by flooding on various events up to now.
In February it was compelled to shut after flooding once more broken the constructing’s energy provide, and in 2007 waiters in wellies served diners by candlelight after the bar and cellar flooded.