New Glasgow venture for Chef Ferrier Richardson


When the East End Fox opens in Glasgow in the Autumn it will be a return to his roots for Celebrity Chef, Ferrier Richardson, who has taken on the former Barrachnie Inn in Garrowhill.

The Greene King leasehold is currently being refurbished and will be called the East End Fox when it opens in October.

The chef, who made his name as an executive chef at the Buttery and Rogano restaurants, was also behind the likes of October, Yes, Eurasia and Opus but for the past 15 years he has been working as a Private Chef travelling the world, latterly working for four years as the Private Chef to the President and the First Lady of the Government of Gabon in West Africa. He has also worked as a consultant for various people including Elliot Wright in Marbella. He returned to Glasgow recently with wife Anne Marie.

Ferrier told DRAM, “Originally I was interested in buying the site, but there was so much interest in it, Greene King decided to keep it in its portfolio, but when they were looking for someone to take it on, I jumped at the opportunity. I think that with the recent pandemic having a gastro pub out of town is the right thing to do.” He continued, “It will be a gastro pub serving half decent food. It will be interesting but not Heston Blumenthal! I hope we get known for doing things like the best fish and chips. It will be modern Scottish with a touch of Asia. We will also be focussing on drinks as we

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