A chic new Montauk restaurant and nightclub burned down the day before it was scheduled to open on Memorial Day weekend, and investigators are investigating the cause of the fire, officials said Friday.
Maison Close Montauk, a French-inspired hotspot with a fashionable flagship venue in Soho, was destroyed in a fire on Thursday night, a spokeswoman for the venue told The Post.
“It is with great regret that we announce that a fire broke out at Maison Close Montauk last night,” a representative said on Friday.
“The team is grateful that no one was injured and that the Montauk Fire Department is grateful for their support and courage. They are working with authorities to investigate the matter and have no further updates at this time.”
According to a press release, the waterfront East Hampton Town venue was set to open over the holiday weekend with a “new outdoor feel” while “blending the most iconic aspects of New York and French culture.”
According to the website, Maison Close Montauk planned to boast “French cuisine, fine drinks and a festive atmosphere.”
Ann Venue Instagram page Showcasing colorful craft cocktails in a stylish white tablecloth setting.
The fire broke out after East Hampton police threatened to close a restaurant that was leaving floors open for patrons to dance. With the onset of summer, many bars and restaurants get frustrated.
The East Hampton Town Fire Marshal’s Office confirmed a fire on East Lake Drive. Go to Patch.com But no additional information was provided on Friday morning.
Fire Chief David Brown did not immediately respond to the Post’s call on Friday afternoon.