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New Bedford Candle Works Restaurant Closed

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The Candleworks Restaurant in the New Bedford’s Historic District has closed its doors.

According to a spokeperson for the owner of the building, Andrew Rocket, the current operators of the restaurant have not paid their rent or other bills for a year. Liz Isherwood says that Mr. Rocket is in negogiations with a nationally known chef.

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Isherwood added there is no timetable for the new operator to take over but the current operator is out. Rocket purchased the Candleworks property in June of 2012.

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