Following its sale late last year, the Four in Hand in Sydney’s Paddington reopened on Friday, under the new ownership of the Public House Management Group (PHMG).
The pub was sold in December to PHMG and French chef Guillaume Brahimi for a reported $8 million.
The Four in Hand’s owners had included Joe Saleh and chef Colin Fassnidge, who also operates 4Fourteen in Surry Hills and has expressed his interest in opening a fish n’ chipper later this year.
PHMG’s website says Brahimi will “be injecting London gastro with a Sydney twist to the kitchen”, but the French chef said he wont be tossing pans.
“I’m not cooking at the Four in Hand. This is the place where I go for a quick lunch — it’s my canteen. You won’t see me cooking there. But you will see me sitting in the pub. It’s my pub,” he told the Daily Telegraph.
Brahimi also operates the French fine diner and fellow Paddington business, Guillaume