It is, says Malcolm Tolladay, the opportunity he has been longing for.
Few pubs in York, he believes, offer as much potential. Now, he is determined to turn his hopes into reality.
At 5pm on Friday, following its very brief closure, Malcolm and his wife Fiona threw open the doors of their new business and first pub, The Winning Post in Bishopthorpe Road.
“When we heard it was coming on the market, it was so ideal for us,” says Malcolm. “It has such a great neighbourhood around it – it has the award-winning Bishopthorpe Road high street, the proximity to the racecourse, the new Chocolate Works site; it just seemed an excellent opportunity that we could both go into foot-first. There are very few pubs that could match this opportunity.”
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