We are scheduled to be open early October and we will have our online booking system live in late August, thank you so much for all of your emails of support and for the booking and job enquiries we have had so far.
When we first occupied our new building at the end of 2017, it was just an empty shell and we spent the first few months working out how we could turn it into the best possible design in order to deliver our ambitious plans and create a wonderful space for our guests. It then took some months to put together the fantastic team of designers, architect, builders and professionals to support the whole project.
It has been great fun for some of us to be able to take time out from the Waterside Inn at Bray and plan our new and very different sister brasserie. Lengthy enjoyable discussions have been had deciding on a huge number of elements, such as the detailed design of the kitchen and its equipment, wall and floor coverings, colours, fabrics, the design of the bar, table sizes and shapes, testing a huge variety of chairs, salt & pepper pots, crockery, cutlery…… the list seems endless.
And of course there has been lengthy discussion about operational details – staffing, menus, wine lists, cocktails, uniforms, health and safety, wifi, phones – everything that has to go into the planning of a brand new successful brasserie.
Here, at the end of July 2018, we have now reached a point where most of the really heavy and dirty building work is complete, first fix is done and we can get a feel of the different spaces created on each floor that we have been planning for over a year. Soon we will begin some of the truly exciting elements to transform the building into our new brasserie, from the current concrete and brick shell.
We can soon tempt you with some interior shots to give you a glimpse into what has been happening……
We are hospitality people at heart and cannot wait to throw open our doors to you.
Before the opening, we look forward to the launch of our new website, recruiting our new team, polishing the place up and welcoming our new guests and friends from Maidenhead and beyond!
Please be patient and keep an eye out in the coming weeks for further news and when we go live for bookings.
Thank you so much for your interest and we cannot wait to meet you at Roux at Skindles!
Michel, Alain & the whole Roux family
“Eat breakfast like a King…”
Roux at Skindles is open for breakfast from 8.30am on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for arguably the most important meal of the day.