Bristol shoppers are now able to sample the authentic flavours of Southern USA as Slim Chickens has opened on the top floor of Cabot Circus.
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Renowned for its Southern US hospitality, the American fast-casual restaurant specialises in ‘life-changing chicken’. The Bristol opening is perfectly timed to feed busy shoppers over the Christmas shopping period as the brand focuses on high quality, fast-paced and great-tasting food. It will be the sixth Slim Chickens to open in the UK with other restaurants in London, Cardiff and Birmingham.
Ahead of the opening on Friday 29 November, Tom Crowley, CEO at Boparan Restaurant Group which operates Slim Chickens, said: “The positive reaction we have received to Slim Chickens from customers across the UK has been phenomenal. We’re really excited to be opening in Bristol, there’s already been
a lot of excitement and anticipation.
“The 40-strong Bristol staff team is looking forward to serving up our special brand of freshly cooked chicken and hand-spun shakes with a focus on flavour and fast, efficient service. We’ve got some exciting plans for our launch phase throughout December including some special visitors to Cabot Circus combined with our own brand of Southern hospitality and entertainment.”
What’s on the menu?
Slim Chickens is famed for its iconic 100% British, fresh, buttermilk-marinated, hand-breaded and cooked-to-order premium chicken. The menu will feature the brand’s most iconic chicken dishes alongside a whopping selection of 13 dipping sauces including Garlic Parmesan, Honey BBQ, Ranch and Slim’s own best-selling signature sauce.
To top it off, guests can choose from a selection of five signature sides and treat themselves to hand-spun shakes or one of the delicious jar desserts.
How it began
From testing chicken recipes in a garage, Tom Gordon and Greg Smart went on to open the first Slim Chickens in Fayetteville, Arkansas, in 2003 with the ambition of creating magnificent, freshly cooked chicken for guests, fast. Over a decade and thousands of happy guests later, the business has grown to over 80 sites in the US alone.
Slim Chickens is operated by the Boparan Restaurant Group which expanding throughout the UK over the next two years with a full schedule of new openings in key cities by 2022.
Slim Chickens has a booming social following and a digital app letting fans know about new openings and offers. To download the app for updates, news and offers search ‘Slim Chickens’ on app stores.