Metrotainment Cafes, the restaurant group behind Hudson Grille, will open its new Hudson FC, an international sports pub, this fall. The new soccer sports bar replaces the former Pub 71 restaurant space and serve as the area’s top viewing location for soccer and rugby matches among other international popular sporting events.
The primary goal behind the new soccer-focused concept is in line with the growing interest in soccer and the addition of Atlanta’s own professional soccer team, Atlanta United FC. “We’ve heard from a lot of our fans that they want to watch soccer games at our Hudson Grille locations, but our focus on football, basketball, baseball, etc. conflicts with many of the biggest soccer games,” said Metrotainment Cafés CEO Jeff Landau. “Hudson FC will be a perfect opportunity for fans to catch their favorite matches and enjoy the same top quality expectations they get with our Hudson Grille restaurants, including great staff, food quality, bar program and more.”
The restaurant is expected to open early mornings in conjunction with morning matches and possibly remain open later when soccer is in off-season or no big games are those days. Hudson FC will also offer a slightly different menu that its Hudson Grille sister concept, featuring traditional pub food like Fish & Chips, a Pork and Beef Meatloaf big plate, a variety of Flatbreads and more.
Hudson FC will undergo some minor renovations and construction to improve the quality of the restaurant space. The restaurant hopes to be open by mid-October. The restaurant’s address is 4058 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 30319, and guests can find more information at http://hudsongrille.com/FC .