The sandwich expert on Sunday Brunch has announced the opening date for his Salisbury pub, which he plans to open with a speedboat in the garden.

Max Halley announced on the Channel 4 show last month that he has bought The Five Bells on Salt Lane.

He will be bringing the speedboat from the set of the TV show Bullseye, and drinkers will be able to have a pint sitting in this speedboat in the garden.

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He told the Journal that the plan is to open on Monday, November 1: "I’m so excited about it all! Long live the speedboat!

At the moment, and if all goes to plan, we’ll open November 1!"

The sandwich chef shared his excitement on a public post on Instagram on Friday, with a picture of himself outside the pub, captioned: "IIITTTT’SSSSS CCCCOOOOOOMMMMMIIIINNNNGGGGGG"



A post shared by 🦆 Max Sandwich Halley 🦆 (@lunchluncheon)

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He first announced his plans on the Sunday Brunch episode on September 12.

Live from London, Max was interviewed over video call by hosts Tim Lovejoy and Miquita Oliver.

He said: "This is the biggest news in my life at the moment - I have bought a boozer in Salisbury and I'm going to put a speedboat in the garden.

"We're going to have it in the garden and let people have a pint sitting in the speedboat in the pub garden."

He said the pub will continue to be called The Five Bells, adding: "It is sacrilege to change a pub's name".

Max is the resident sandwich and condiment expert on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch, and he has appeared as a guest chef on ITV's This Morning.

He opened Max's Sandwich Shop in Stroud Green, a restaurant dedicated to sandwiches, in 2014.


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