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BBC restaurant get permits to start construction work

 

Construction of a three-floor restaurant with rooftop dining at 1090 El Camino Real, site of the British Bankers Club, has kicked off, according to the city of Menlo Park.

Rob Fischer, who owns the Palo Alto Creamery along with Reposado and, in Mountain View, Gravity and Scratch, added the BBC to his roster in July 2013.

He received permits at the end of February to start the interior and exterior modifications to Menlo Park's historic landmark. The new restaurant should be finished by December 2015, the city said.

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21 people like this
Posted by Heyward Robinson
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Mar 10, 2015 at 12:09 pm

Nice to have a local owner. Best of luck with getting the BBC back up and running!


25 people like this
Posted by dana hendrickson
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Mar 10, 2015 at 12:12 pm

This is great news. The restaurant will boost the vitality of Menlo Park's downtown, and I look forward to dining on the roof while enjoying great food, wine and views of the sun setting over the coastal range. Thanks for investing in our community, Rob.


18 people like this
Posted by pearl
a resident of another community
on Mar 10, 2015 at 12:27 pm

pearl is a registered user.

That building used to house Bank of America back in the 1940's-50's.


15 people like this
Posted by Christine Steele
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Mar 10, 2015 at 1:32 pm

So glad to hear! Met my husband here 32 years ago, and miss this local hangout!


11 people like this
Posted by Anticipation
a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Mar 10, 2015 at 3:29 pm

That's fantastic! Looking forward to it! Hopefully it will liven up our sleepy town.


14 people like this
Posted by Skip Hilton
a resident of Menlo Park: Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Park Triangle
on Mar 10, 2015 at 5:13 pm

Hooray! Lets see more rooftop dining and entertainment options in Menlo Park.


10 people like this
Posted by Mike Keenly
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Mar 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Looking forward to the re-opening. This may turn out to be a favorite Menlo hotspot, especially with the rooftop patio.


9 people like this
Posted by Mike
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Mar 11, 2015 at 8:02 am

Great, now I wish something would happen with the Menlo Hub and Su Hong. I can't believe the owners of Menlo Hub have the for sale sign up on the roof. I don't think anyone knows it's for sale.


6 people like this
Posted by Romy
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Mar 11, 2015 at 12:59 pm

We need a great Bar!!! Love Carpaccio and Left bank but they are too small and sleepy! YAY!!!


2 people like this
Posted by Charlotte
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Mar 11, 2015 at 6:44 pm

Best news ever!!!


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Posted by Dan
a resident of Atherton: Lloyden Park
on Mar 13, 2015 at 9:11 am

I meet my wife there too! I just hope its not going to be one of those industrial look places that are so trendy now... But.. It probably will...


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