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Roxy’s Double Bay has confirmed it has held its last service, with the exclusive Bay Street location snapped up by Neil Perry.

The eatery marked Damien Monley’s return to the Sydney culinary scene in and opened last year after experiencing a number of delays due to lockdown.

The restaurateur took to Instagram to confirm the news, describing the venue as “the best work I’ve done in my career”.

“I’ve had a lot of messages of support over the last week. I got offered a deal I could not say no to and it was with a very heavy heart, I sold the long term lease and kept the brand.”

“Our last week was the busiest week of trade in our short history and without a doubt we were just in first gear. I’m never one to look back, but in this case I look back with a warm heart, a great sense of accomplishment, and a real sense of pride. I now look forward to the future.”

But it’s not over for Roxy’s, with the restaurant set to relocate to another site.

Meanwhile, a new Neil Perry-led concept will launch on 5 October next to his restaurant Margaret and the newly opened Baker Bleu, of which Perry is a partner, alongside owners Mike and Mia Russell.

Good Food reports Next Door will see Baker Bleu run breakfast service in the space with Margaret taking over service for lunch and dinner.

It’s expected the space will undergo a full renovation next year.