A large club venue in Hinckley town centre is to relaunch with a fresh interior, menu and live music offering.
The former home of the troubled Gravity nightspot on Regent Street is to reopen as Revival, as new tenants have taken on the place.
The new venue hopes to be welcoming customers by late August or early September.
“We want to revive Hinckley town centre, to make a place where everyone can go”, a spokesman for the new venture said.
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“Revival will be a new place to go for drinks with friends, to listen to live music and enjoy excellent food.
“We’re hoping to offer something for everyone and we are certainly hoping to change the reputation the building has and take it in a new direction.”
The Gravity was due to have its licence reviewed in May after 46 alleged incidents there since January 2019.
That review was cancelled after the previous tenant left the premises.
Major refurbishments for the relaunch include refitting the kitchen, toilets, bar area and DJ booth.
The outside has been repainted with a blue colour scheme, which will be used inside as well, with fresh panelling also to be fitted.
The spokesperson said: “We will be offering live music, this includes local acts of bands and singers and a resident DJ with the opportunity for event nights with guest DJs.
“However, we would also be very open to doing event evenings with other types of entertainment such as comedy shows.
“It’s all very much down to what the people of Hinckley want and if it works for our venue.
“As a local business we’d love to give local entertainers of all types a platform to support them and have already had lots of interest.”
The menu will include lots of vegan and vegetarian choices, as well as burgers, pizzas, loaded fries, and a children’s menu.
The new venue is also promising an array of “quirky drinks” for those who fancy a tipple.
Also on Regent Street, Rusiana café bar recently opened, in the former Petite Chouette unit.
Former Wetherspooons pub The New Baron of Hinckley is also on the street, and relaunched after the easing of the lockdown with a flame-grilled chicken menu.
Other recent openings in the town centre include street food offering Snack Shack, fitness studio SHAPEU Personal Training, and the first ever branch of discount chain, MaxiSaver, which opened in the Britannia Centre.