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Local celebs spotted hanging out of the Banana Tree

Date Posted:10/09/2014

Emily AtackSince opening its doors earlier this month, Indochinese restaurant Banana Tree is fast becoming the go-to place for the region’s home-grown stars of sports and screen.
Situated in The Hub, the restaurant is just one of a handful of new establishments to set up shop in the vibrant piazza this year, and with its unique hard stone interior combined with its innovative cocktail list and mouth-watering aromatic menu, a reservation here is seemingly the hottest ticket in town.
The latest star queuing for a taste of Indochina was Bedfordshire-born, The Inbetweeners actress Emily Atack, who popped in for lunch earlier this month and tweeted to her 100,000 Twitter followers her delight at the venue, “Had an amazing lunch today @bananatree MK, great vibes, great food! Thoroughly recommend!”
International model, nineteen year old Jack Vacher, who has recently returned from New York where he has modelled for Ralph Lauren and shot for fashion bible Wonderland magazine, was seen swinging from the venue’s trademark hanging hammock chairs sipping a now famous Lychee cocktail with a group of friends last week.
Things got off to a flying start for the restaurant on opening night back in August, restaurant bosses welcomed along to the glitzy bash MK Dons player Mark Randell.  Also in attendance were the stars of the MK Lightning Ice Hockey team; naturally the players were all accompanied by their glamorous army of girlfriends and partners.
Of course, you don’t have to be “off the telly” to enjoy the revolutionary menu and cool atmosphere of this fabulous new venue The Hub.  Restaurant owner William Chow said, “We are really happy with all the feedback and comments, as well as the warm welcome that we have received from the people of Milton Keynes.”
The menu is healthy, family-friendly and has a whole host of offerings to suit all ages.  With branches successfully scattered all over London, Watford and now Milton Keynes it looks like everyone seems to be enjoying the fruits of Banana Tree.
For reservations call Banana Tree on 01908 676 993 or visit