Jamie Oliver has shocked his followers by posting an Instagram story of his aunt and uncle’s Southend café which has been severely broken by flooding.
The Instagram story, posted by Oliver on his account yesterday, reveals the small café, named Oliver’s on the Beach, utterly surrounded by water and round 10 metres out at sea. It additionally included the caption: “I gotta hand it to my Uncle Colin and my Untie [sic] Mary, they have always been grafters but this is true commitment to their customers! Still the best breakfast in Southend. Love you guys, Jamie.” The café, opened in 2015 by Colin Oliver and Marianne Leggett, serves each breakfast and lunches however we are able to safely assume that this gained’t be the case no less than for the following few days.
The flooding is probably going a consequence of Storm Ciara, which precipitated havoc over the weekend and has led to flooding in a number of elements of the UK.
Despite the reasonably dramatic flooding of his aunt and uncle’s restaurant, not all is dangerous for Oliver in the intervening time after the nonetheless comparatively current collapse of his UK restaurant empire. He lately revealed that he and his spouse of 20 years Jools will likely be renewing their marriage vows later this 12 months.
Family have clearly at all times been an enormous half of The Naked Chef creator’s life and have been notably vital lately after a turbulent 12 months for Oliver. In the previous few weeks he has spoken of how his household had been ‘the best antidote in the world’ after 24 of his UK eating places went into administration.
Before Christmas, Oliver additionally revealed how he managed to lose two stone by making a easy change to his food regimen. This comes after a number of cooks have opened up lately about their weight reduction together with fellow TV chef Tom Kerridge.
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