A Norwich vegan burger joint will remain in the food court of a city mall despite opening a new restaurant on another floor.

Hank's Dirty had announced it would be moving from Castle Social to The Terrace in Castle Quarter last month, but now it seems bosses have been persuaded to keep their presence in the food court under a new name.

According to a spokeswoman for Castle Social, the concession will begin serving a new food offering once its new restaurant opens.

It comes after the food court was forced to deny it was closing after a number of businesses pulled out.

In August, Hank's Dirty announced plans to open its new restaurant in the former home of Cocina, with boss Geoffrey Bligh applying to serve alcohol from the site, which it currently cannot do from Castle Social due to its central bar being the only place allowed to serve drinks.

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Speaking of the new opening, Mr Bligh said: "We have had an incredible response from Norwich, so much so that we need to expand.

"The new location is a fantastic spot, it will allow us to offer more of a restaurant experience with customers able to have a proper sit down and enjoy a drink.

"It's perfect to catch people coming and going from the cinema and the frontage gives a great view of the castle."

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The restaurant has applied to Norwich City Council for permission to install a new kitchen extraction system in the location.

Castle Social is currently scouting for new kitchens to open in the site after Currybox and Mamma Mia left the venture earlier this year.

The food court has recently seen the addition of taco business Togo's Street Eats.