Why is Thai Silk Waterloo moving?

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talisman Sunday 30 April 2006 4.50pm
Does anybody know why Thai Silk is having to move from its current great location in Waterloo Road, with so much potential passing trade, to one of the rail arches near ev in Isabella Street ?

Alistair
Zappomatic Sunday 30 April 2006 9.43pm
talisman wrote:
Does anybody know why Thai Silk is having to move from its current great location in Waterloo Road, with so much potential passing trade, to one of the rail arches near ev in Isabella Street ?
Alistair

Only a guess, but perhaps their lease is up for renewal and it's too high to sustain, or they've been offered a deal that's hard to refuse. I noticed there's another bar/restaurant opening there too called Jacks. Nice that this previously dead little street is turning into a hopefully vibrant collection of restaurants and a cafe. I just hope some attention is given to the streetscape (such as the flowerbeds overgrown with weeds, broken paving and missing lights and bollards).
nelson_ Monday 1 May 2006 5.18pm
But are they really moving? I get the impression, that they are just opening another branch to the arches (next to EV). That would make perfect sense too. The notice in the Waterloo Road branch just says "New Thai Silk opening soon"
Emmesse Monday 1 May 2006 9.20pm
Another branch would make sense - the Thai SIlk at Waterloo is always incredibly busy.
James Hatts Monday 1 May 2006 9.38pm
Diogenes posted this in the Madeira Cafe thread back in January:

Diogenes wrote:
Local gossip is that Thai Silk will move close to ev when its lease runs out in Waterloo Road. And the owner of the three local pubs, the Windmill, Kings Arms and Ring is going to set up a bar in the arches with music including jazz. What a turn round for the area if true.

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James Hatts Monday 12 June 2006 5.01pm
Worth noting that both Thai Silk:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/info/534/thai-silk

and Jack's:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/info/530/jacks-bar

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