Swampy Johns American show bar to open in Lincoln

A new American diner and show bar is to open in the former Status Bar & Nightclub in Lincoln.

Named Swampy Johns, the new venue on Silver Street will be a show bar concept which is entertainment lead.

Owned by the Original Bierkeller, the new show bar expands on the popular Lincoln venue, with a wild west theme to complement the German concept.

At the time of writing it is not known how much has been invested in the venture and how many jobs will be created.

Status Bar & Nightclub first opened in September 2014 and closed in May 2016 following a battle with licensing restrictions.

It was said to have been serving between 400 and 500 customers on a Friday and Saturday night in the centre of Lincoln, however has remained closed until now.

A spokesperson for Swampy Johns said: “We are extremely excited about our new venture.

“We can’t wait to let Lincoln know what is coming after the huge success of Bierkeller.”