The opening date for a new Indian restaurant in an east Suffolk town has been revealed. 

The Prince of Bengal in Saxmundham suddenly closed its doors at the start of the year. 

However a new Indian restaurant, Spice Zone, is set to open in its place in the town's High Street later this month.

The owner of the new restaurant said: "I've been trying to get the restaurant for two years. I know the town well and think it has really good potential. 

"The new people involved are highly experienced as they run Curry India in Framlingham."

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Spice Zone will officially open in the town on Tuesday, May 14. 

The Indian restaurant will be open six days a week on Tuesday through to Sunday from 5pm until 10.30pm each day. 

It will be closed on Mondays and takeaway will also be available for delivery from opening day. 

The closure of The Prince of Bengal was announced at the start of March.