On Monday 26th June, wagamama’s brand new restaurant is set to open at Merry Hill, the shopping destination in the heart of the West Midlands, as demand continues to grow for the popular pan Asian brand and its nourishing dishes.
As part of wagamama’s mission to spread positivity from bowl to soul, a philosophy rooted in the belief that food doesn’t just feed our bellies, but our souls too, the new Merry Hill restaurant will serve up crowd favourites, including rice bowls, noodles, curries and a menu which offers 50 per cent plant-based dishes.
Located in Merry Hill on the Upper Mall, the stylish new restaurant has been designed for 140 covers. Open seven days a week, the new restaurant will create 60 new jobs, bringing wagamama’s total to 158 restaurants across the UK.
wagamama Merry Hill will open with the brand’s new summer menu which includes fresh, soulful koyo bowls and the iconic vegan ‘chicken’ kare lomen. as well as several delicious new sides, such as crispy chilli mushrooms, refreshed wok-fried greens, asian peppers, prawn nori rolls, hirata steamed hoisin pulled duck buns and a refreshing tropical and power sorbet for dessert. Guests will also be able to try the new cocktails, served in stylish new glassware, include a sparkling sake, a pandan colada and a refreshing sake spritz, and a thai chilli margarita for those that love some heat in their cocktails.
Overseeing the grand opening is General Manager, Deen Mohammed who is looking forward to seeing wagamama make its debut at Merry Hill, Deen comments: “We are so excited to open the doors to our brand-new restaurant in Merry Hill. Our benches will soon be welcoming the local community and visitors to the shopping destination, we can’t wait to serve up some of our fresh favourites to all. Our fantastic new team have been working hard to ensure we can bring our much-loved wagamama service to guests and they are so excited to land in their beautiful new restaurant once works are complete.”
Jonathan Poole, Centre Manager at Merry Hill said: “We’re pleased to be adding Wagamama to our already vibrant mix of restaurants, cafes, and everything Eat Central has to offer too. The arrival of Wagamama comes at a time when the range of choices for how our visitors spend time with us is expanding considerably as we continue to offer unrivalled convenience for shoppers.”
Jack Gordon, Senior Asset Manager at Sovereign Centros, commented: “wagamama has enduring popularity, and is therefore the perfect addition to Merry Hill’s dining offer. We have seen the hospitality offer at Merry Hill evolve significantly over the past year, and the arrival of wagamama bolsters the diverse culinary line-up established at the destination. It’s another great option for our community, who we know increasingly value the role restaurants play in creating a full-day destination experience when they visit.”
Stay tuned for many exciting bookable experiences following the launch, including a cocktail event series and a preview community first-look at the new restaurant.
wagamama Merry Hill opening hours:
Monday – 11:00 – 10:00pm
Tuesday – 11:00 – 10:00pm
Wednesday – 11:00 – 10:00pm
Thursday – 11:00 – 10:00pm
Friday – 11:00 – 11:00pm
Saturday – 11:00 – 11:00pm
Sunday – 11:00 – 10:00pm
wagamama Merry Hill can be found at U99 Merry Hill Brierley Hill DY5 1QX