An American-style restaurant and bar serving up home-smoked barbecue and fresh lobster, along with an extensive range of drinks, is opening in Bluewater next month.

Big Easy will have space for up to 236 guests across two floors, with a bar offering more than 500 different bourbons, tequilas and whiskeys, a separate rum bar, a theatre kitchen and a stage on the mezzanine.

The chain’s first branch outside London will also offer daily bottomless food specials, a bottomless brunch at weekends and live music nightly, with a design inspired by the American Gulf Coast states.

Robert Goodman, Senior Centre Director at Bluewater, said: “We are delighted to welcome Big Easy to our line-up of over 50 restaurants and bars.

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“It says a lot about Bluewater and what we offer that this will be their first branch outside of London, and we know this is going to be a big hit with our guests.

“In the run-up to the festive period, we hope our guests will drop into Big Easy for refreshments in between their Christmas shopping.”

Big Easy will be located on the upper level of Bluewater’s Plaza, close to Showcase Cinema De Lux and Wagamama.

Paul Corrett, founder of Big Easy, added: “Bluewater is a great destination with a significant following among Big Easy fans, so making the commitment to open our first restaurant outside London there was an easy decision.” 

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