Opening date of the new Turtle Bay Caribbean restaurant in Durham City
THE opening date of a brand new Caribbean restaurant in Durham City has been officially revealed – and a menu preview has also been released.
Bosses have confirmed when the new two-story Turtle Bay restaurant in the Riverwalk development is expected to open after months of preparation.
Earlier this year, the venue that will serve a blend of Caribbean soul food and a range of cocktails confirmed that around 50 jobs had been created before it opened.
Read more: Bosses provide update on opening of brand new Turtle Bay restaurant in Durham City
Meanwhile, restaurant bosses appointed the new chief executive last month and he said he had so far filled 38 positions, with 12 more up for grabs.
But confirming an opening date, bosses said the new restaurant will officially open to the public on Friday, October 15.
Ryan Sullivan, Managing Director of Turtle Bay Durham, said: “Summer may be over, but Turtle Bay is ready to transport the people of Durham and the North East to the Caribbean, exactly what we all need. as the nights approach.
“We’re opening with a whole new collection of tropical cocktails to bring the magic of a ‘Caribbean Social’ to life and an island-inspired all-day menu for all types of foodie, from Vegan to Clean and Skinny to Jerk. Pit BBQ, fiery curries, beach-themed breakfasts, burgers and salads.
A menu preview Tuesday also revealed a number of cocktails, exclusive to Turtle Bay in Durham and a new “2-4-1” offer on cocktails.
Exclusive cocktails include:
– Pineapple Daiquiri
Jamaica Cove Pineapple Rum & triple sec, fresh lime & pineapple
– Coconut and grapefruit mojito
Koko Kanu & white rum, fresh coconut, mint, lime & grapefruit
– Spicy Julep
Duppy Share Spiced Rum & tequila, fresh lime, mint, apple and ginger beer
– Grapefruit Fizz
With a blend of Aperol, passion fruit, grapefruit and prosecco
– Kingston Solero
Ultimate rum cooler with white rum, mango, passion fruit, coconut milk, vanilla and fresh lime.
Turtle Bay Durham is expected to serve 2-4-1 cocktails and mocktails at certain times of the day and night, with “Happy Hours” also being promoted on food, each trading day.
Adding that the team were excited before next Friday, Mr Sullivan said: “We look forward to heating up the social scene in Durham this fall.
“From rum and reggae to sizzling jerk chicken, bottomless brunch and classic curries, Turtle Bay brings the spirit of the Caribbean and its legendary good times.”
Open for reservations and walk-in tours, Turtle Bay will open at 10 a.m. and close at 11:30 p.m. on weekdays and open until late Thursday through Saturday.
Early booking is expected to open tomorrow and will be available on the Turtle Bay website by clicking here.
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