Cheshire restaurant forced to close following long-running dispute with council

Belle Epoque
A Cheshire restaurant originally opened by George Best has been forced to close its doors after more than 45 years. The Belle Epoque in Knutsford has ceased trading following a long-running dispute with the Town Council. The business, which was first opened by Malcolm Mooney in partnership with footballer George Best in 1973, entered a CVA in February. It has now agreed with Knutsford Town Council to forfeit the lease. Last week banners appeared on the restaurant on King Street criticising the council and accusing it of ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...