Convivial London Pubs, the multiple operator led by chief executive Kris Gumbrell, is to re-open the Barley Mow in Chiswick as the Lamb Brewery next week after converting the site into a microbrewery. The company launched its first brewpub at its Botanist site in Kew last year. It plans to re-establish the Lamb Brewery, which has a long association with Chiswick and originally operated in the area until 1922. Gumbrell told M&C Report that following the success of the Botanist the group was looking at opportunities to open further brew pubs across its seven-strong estate. He said: “The Botanist has been going great guns. This new site will be slightly different and will feature a range of local plus international ales. We are delighted to be bringing the Lamb Brewery back to the area.” Gumbell also said that the group was in discussions over a site outside London for its first site under separate venture Brewhouse & Kitchen. He and former Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) executive Simon Bunn are looking to build an estate of c.15 brewpubs under the new venture. The pair are looking to raise £2m via the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS). The new venture shares a number of if its shareholders with Convivial.