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The Magical Secret Garden coming soon



Mention The Secret Garden and most people will conjure images of the book or film, both delightful and enduring classics of children's literature, firm favourites the world over.Today, The Secret Garden has been re-imagined and is set to become the must-visit restaurant in the Midlands. 


Local entrepreneur Tony Trowers has announced that he will soon be expanding his successful business empire, built over 35 years in property, financial services, construction and latterly retail development.


Work is well underway at the Clayton Road precinct of Newcastle-under-Lyme where The Secret Garden restaurant will become a logical extension to the thriving neighbouring businesses that Tony has already established with partner Jennifer Regan.


Both share a vision to gentrify an area that is familiar and precious to them, with the objective of creating high quality retail outlets boasting unique customer experiences rarely seen outside of South Kensington, Shoreditch or Hampstead.


The pair have already established 81 Rose Garden - a magical beauty destination and a one-stop shop for hair, nails, beauty, aesthetics and non-surgical treatments.In an adjoining property is Koffee Brown, which offers state of the art technology in safe tanning. 


81 Rose Garden differs from the usual beauty salon because of its stand out interior cleverly created by Jennifer and characterised by interesting spaces featuring plush décor and a wonderlandof florals, golds, marabou and luxury velvet.


And it is Jennifer's unique design flair that will once again be central to The Secret Garden 'experience'. The 80-cover restaurant will tease and surprise.Inspired by Alice in Wonderland it will feature: a carousel horse, gigantic mirrors, stained glass,  a gilt and

glass bar, a rose clad seat hanging from the ceiling, a patio for al fresco dining and masses of foliage all designed to enchant customers while offering everything from quality specialist teas and coffee, homemade cakes, small plates and a wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks!


Jennifer commented:"I've been in the beauty business all my life and having the opportunity to tie this in with my passion for interior design is a dream come true. I have had amazing responses to 81 Rose Garden and I am thrilled to be able to carry my vision through to the new restaurant."


Tony Trowers, who is working closely with the UK Planning Futures Committee - a think tank dedicated to unlocking the UK's retail development potential said: "The Frances Hodgson Burnett novel The Secret Garden was set in a place that represented something ofa sanctuary, somewhere to escape the norm, relax and rejuvenate, our restaurant,The Secret Garden, which we plan to open in May, will deliver the same experience."



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