Popular American chain Slim Chickens is flying to Nottingham with the launch of the brand’s first grocery store in the East Midlands.
The fast food restaurant, which has created 50 jobs, will open its doors on Tuesday October 26 with the promise of “quality food that is always fresh”.
The restaurant, located in the former MOD Pizza premises in Long Row, will have 130 seats inside and outside, overlooking the Old Market Square.
Quickly building a reputation as one of the country’s emerging brands, the launch of Nottingham marks Slims’ 15th UK restaurant.
Slims serves top quality chicken – cooked to order – with “good old Southern hospitality” and a side of blues music in a relaxed setting with family seating, intimate tables, and booths.
Diners can choose from marinated buttermilk chicken and house specials, including crispy fillets, as well as a range of 15 exclusive dips, including blue cheese, sriracha garlic and piping hot fiery hell.
A wide selection of fresh chicken sandwiches, wings, salads and wraps are also offered, as well as pickle and macaroni and cheese sides with drinks including hand-spun shakes, IPA and exclusive cocktails such as the Corn Star Martini and Whiskey Smash.
Vegetable “chicken” will also be on the menu.
Phil Neale, spokesperson for Boparan Restaurant Group, owner of Slim Chickens, said: “Nottingham is home to a thriving and diverse dining scene, and we look forward to being a part of it as we prepare to open our very first restaurant in the East Midlands.
“Slims is premium, freshly baked chicken, every time. We are passionate about quality and only use the best ingredients our customers deserve, including 100% natural British chicken and our own recipes. House.
“We are committed to serving great food in a great atmosphere and look forward to welcoming Nottingham foodies to our restaurant.”
Sports fans weren’t afraid to miss out on the action as food and drink will be served alongside BT Sport, with US Sports, Premier League and Champions League displayed.
Diners will receive 20% off their first visit via the Slim Chickens UK app, along with loyalty rewards. Home delivery is also available via Deliveroo, Just Eat, Uber Eats or click and collect.