Diners will find it next to the new Hollywood Bowl which is part of The Quay development near the Vue Cinema.
There was already a TGI Fridays at Lakeside, at one of the retail parks off of West Thurrock Way. That restaurant will remain open.
The chain brought in manager Kaila Mendez, who previously worked at a Leicester Square unit, to oversee everything from the team to the layout.
Time 107.5 presenter Dean Kayne was invited down for a preview with his family and described it as “fantastic.”
“The staff were extremely friendly and accommodating,” Dean said. “The food was also excellent and we had a fantastic time out.”
They also provide a text service which lets shoppers know when their table is ready during the busiest times of the day.
Tags: Thurrock, Lakeside
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