NI seafood restaurant set for menu change after running out of fish due to ‘Brexit and rising costs’

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A seafood restaurant in Portstewart has introduced will probably be altering its menu after running out of fish this week.

ative Seafood posted to Twitter saying that “Brexit and the rising cost of fuel for boats” has left them with “minimal seafood options”, estimating that the dearth of provide will final for the following two months. 

Writing that the excessive value of gasoline means it “is not financially viable” for boats to go to sea, the north coast eatery stated “this means we are working with one boat a week for white fish and prime”. 

“We are nonetheless in a position to get some lobster and mackerel out of Portstewart/Portrush and oysters/mussels from the Foyle, however bar this we now have very minimal seafood choices. This is roughly estimated to final for the following two months and past that who is aware of,” they added. 

“We don’t need to shut and have a tremendous crew so we’ll improvise our menu with extra domestically sourced meat and veg dishes and placed on no matter seafood we will get our fingers on, however it’s not wanting nice. “

This isn’t the primary occasion of a Northern Irish restaurant feeling the pressure within the present monetary local weather.

Earlier this month, the Shed bistro in south Belfast additionally introduced that it might be eradicating fillet steak and salmon from its menu as costs continued to soar, and the premises of one other well-known seafood restaurant in Co Down at the moment are up for hire after it stated it was taking a ‘short sabbatical’. 

Copper Seafood & Grill in Newcastle introduced that hovering prices are forcing them to shut their doorways till additional discover. 

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