Lisa Vanderpump’s Shuttered Restaurant Pump Will Reopen Subsequent to TomTom After Landlord Points

Lisa Vanderpump’s restaurant empire can’t be stopped. 

The Vanderpump Guidelines star, 62, is shifting her West Hollywood restaurant Pump to a brand new location down the road from the unique area, PEOPLE confirms. Will probably be subsequent to TomTom — Vanderpump’s three way partnership with Tom Schwartz, 40, and Tom Sandoval, 40 — after beforehand closing in July over points with the owner. TMZ was first to report the brand new location.

Vanderpump’s third Los Angeles restaurant Pump introduced its closing in Might 2023. “One other 10-year lease with an enormous improve in lease by the landlords, will not be one thing we’re able to decide to,” she confirmed in a press release to PEOPLE on the time. With an unsure future, the restaurant closed on July 5. 

Now, Vanderpump tells PEOPLE that alongside along with her husband Ken Todd, 65, they’re within the midst of reworking the Backyard Bar at TomTom into the brand new Pump location. They’re bringing their employees, who had been with them for 10 years, over from the unique location.

Vanderpump advised TMZ that the Backyard Bar area lacked its personal id, so it will likely be reinvigorated with among the beloved food and drinks supplied at Pump. The fact star continued that the 2 will work in concord with each other as TomTom has a extra informal bar menu whereas Pump serves as its personal sit-down restaurant.

Pump Restaurant Relocation 2023

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The restaurant’s new location is but to set a gap date (TMZ reviews it “will not be lengthy all”) however the spot is already promoting a few of its choices. The situation put up a Pump signal and a flyer inviting prospects to “come brunch with us.” The brilliant purple signal famous traditional Vanderpump cocktails just like the “Pumptini” and boasted a “fabulous new brunch menu.” 

Todd is at present being sued for almost $1 million by Pump’s previous landlords. 

In courtroom paperwork obtained by PEOPLE, 8948 Santa Monica Companions sued the businessman “to gather late base lease, so-called ‘triple web’ bills together with property taxes, insurance coverage and utilities, late charges and legal professional’s charges,” amongst different complaints.

Lisa Vanderpump, Ken Todd
Lisa Vanderpump and husband Ken Todd.

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Todd disputed the allegations in a press release to PEOPLE: “Once we took over the place generally known as Pump 10 years in the past, it was an empty automobile park.”

“The owner must return our lease deposit, because the property is in significantly better form now than once we discovered it,” he stated. “This aggressive habits by the owner is not going to be tolerated.”

Vanderpump and Todd additionally run SUR in L.A. and two Las Vegas eateries.

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