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HAMBROUGH CLOSED AS HEAD CHEF LEAVES

hambroughDarren Beevers, head chef at The Hambrough in Ventnor, has left the Island and his role at the popular hotel and restaurant.

Following the disappointment of not achieving a Michelin star last month, Mr Beevers and his wife Johanna Rogers – the hotel’s manager – have quit their roles and have headed to the mainland.

Island Echo contacted The Hambrough back on 11th October following reports Mr Beevers was set to leave, however no response was given. It has been revealed today (Monday) that the reports are indeed true.

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The Hambrough Group have confirmed that the restaurant and hotel will now remain closed until Spring 2015 alongside The Pond Cafe in Bonchurch. The Ventnor Winter Gardens will remain open, with the bar/restaurant being re-branded as ‘The Brasserie’.

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