Over the weekend, Shirlington Village Blog published a letter from Mark Kirwan, owner of the under-construction Samuel Beckett’s Irish Gastro Pub at 2800 South Randolph Street.
Kirwan says he’s now hoping to open in early November. The opening was expected to be “mid-October” when we checked in with Kirwan last month.
“It has been a tough ordeal dealing with the County,” Kirwan wrote to Shirlington Village Blog.
When we asked what sort of problems he has encountered, Kirwan replied simply: “It’s mainly signage issues and different people’s interpretation of code.”
According to county records, Samuel Beckett’s has been granted a use permit for a restaurant with 228 indoor seats.