Northern Ireland's first licensed patisserie Miel et Moi to open on Lisburn Road in Belfast
Northern Ireland’s first ever fully licensed patisserie is set to open on Belfast’s Lisburn Road next month, creating 25 new jobs.
Inspired by classical French patisseries and bars, the £200k investment will see Miel et Moi opening as the second phase of the development which includes The Albany, one of Belfast’s most popular and successful bars which was re-launched in 2013.
Master Pastry Chef and lecturer Hazel Magill who has over thirty years experience in venues such as The Culloden will serve home-made patisseries and light bites along with champagne, wine and cocktails.
Miel et Moi is a Calla House Group project which created the award winning bar The Albany bar and according to director Paul Langsford it will provide a totally unique offering and something Northern Ireland has been crying out for.
Mr Langsford said: "We have had a very positive response from the local community and further afield in anticipation of our second phase which represents the growing sophistication of Belfast as a progressive, modern and metropolitan City.
"Miel et Moi will bring a completely new and exciting dimension to our South Belfast premises and will be openseven days a week, from 7am right through to 1am."
Commenting on the outlay and design Graham O’Donnell, of O’Donnell O’Neill Designers said: "Inspired by the early 20th century French Patisseries, Miel et Moi is designed as a simple elegant desirable chill out space, a real alternative to the bars and restaurants in the area.
"Whist the room is designed for customers to linger over speciality teas, coffees and pastries, it has also been designed for those who like to indulge in a cocktail, a glass of champagne or a nice sauterne with their mille-feuille."
Plans for the third and final phase of the development are underway and are due to be announced later in the year.