Two of the Northern Quarter’s most recognisable companies have closed their doorways for good, having by no means reopened after lockdown.
Pizza restaurant Dough and its neighbouring cocktail bar Apotheca have each bowed out of the town centre after greater than a decade.
Each venues are located inside Jewel Home on the nook of Excessive Road and Thomas Road and have been widespread locations since 2008.
The information of the closure was posted on Apotheca’s social media final evening, in a publish which stated: “Sadly Apotheca’s doorways are closed for good.
“We’ve had a superb run within the Northern Quarter and thanks to everybody who has visited us through the years. RIP Apotheca.”
There was no such public farewell from Dough, which has merely up to date its Instagram bio to learn ‘Completely closed’.
The family-friendly pizza restaurant was well-known for its gluten-free dough and vegan cheeses that made it accessible to most diets.
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An indication that has been up within the window of the restaurant for a number of months reads: “Because of the ongoing circumstances (everyone knows what circumstances) we’re closing our doorways and dealing from house.
“We now have survived floods, riots, Brexit, austerity and extra.
“The record is simply too lengthy to go on and I’ve a restricted phrase rely.
“We might be again when this blows over, slinging gluten free, vegan and common pizzas til your hearts content material. Keep secure guys!”
Each models suffered severe flood injury again in 2016, however managed to reopen after months of labor totalling £250,000.
It isn’t but recognized what number of workers are affected by the closures, or what the longer term plans for the vacant models might be.
The M.E.N. has approached the house owners for remark.