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Yeehaw! Wolverhampton Wild West restaurant impresses on TV's Come Dine With Me: The Professionals

A cowboy-themed Wolverhampton restaurant popular with tourists took second place in TV's latest Come Dine With Me: The Professionals.

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Simon Parton opened Rodeos three years ago - and features on Channel 4's Come Dine With Me last night (8 May)

Rodeos, the Wild West Wolverhampton eatery, was asked by the show's production team to join up for series two and the episode aired last night.

On the show Rodeos came up against Smoking Bagels and Adian's Dining, both also based in the West Midlands.

All three restaurants battled it out over the course of the episode, treating each other to three courses of their finest dishes for a cash prize of £1,000.

Their competitors, Adian's Dining, is owned by engaged couple Elouise and Adian, while Smoking Bagels is owned by business partners and childhood friends Chef Brandy and front-of-house manager Keiran.

WOLVERHAMPTON COPYRIGHT TIM STURGESS EXPRESS AND STAR...... 06/10/2022 Story about what Rodeos, Wolverhampton, has to offer and what it is looking to do to bring customers in. The restaurant is looking to push business and get more people in. Pictured, Simon Parton..

Rodeos owner Simon Partan, 49, and the restaurant's deputy manager, Fiona, introduce themselves as the ‘West Midlands' answer to the Wild West’.

They served three courses in total: the main was the Route 66 platter which consisted of brisket, torn pork, pork ribs, smoked chicken wings, smoked sausage and corn dogs.