THE Christchurch branch of Prezzo is set to reopen tomorrow.

The restaurant in Bridge Street has faced an extended closure since the UK went into lockdown earlier this year.

Karen Jones, executive chairman of Prezzo, said: "“We can’t wait to welcome back our much-missed customers to Prezzo Christchurch.

“Our sole focus is to blend safe and healthy working practices with proper hospitality to give our people confidence and our customers a wonderful, enjoyable return to Prezzo.

"Roll on 16th September.”

All menus will be disposable and digital ordering with smartphones of tablets will be employed, using the QR code displayed on each table.

The restaurant says customer will still be able to order with one of the team if they would prefer.

A spokesman also said that "standard social distancing markers, hand sanitiser units, and posters with Public Health England advice" will be displayed throughout the restaurant.

The venue is now cashless, with customers able to settle their bill using Apple Pay or Android Pay, contactless or Chip and PIN.

Prezzo will not be extending the Eat Out to Help Out scheme itself but it is launching a favourites set menu, with two courses for £10 on Mondays to Wednesdays.