A PAN-ASIAN noodle bar will open in Festival Place according to adverts placed in the shopping centre.

Chopstix, a Pan-Asian quick-service food restaurant, has placed advertisements in the shopping centre on a unit formerly occupied by Mountain Warehouse, announcing a store is opening in Basingstoke.

The advert reads 'We’ll soon be clicking our sticks in Basingstoke'.

Basingstoke Gazette:

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Chopstix, the largest Asian-inspired quick-serve restaurant in the UK, serves ‘nourishing noodles, wholesome chicken, beautiful beef, and perfect prawns, cooked with fresh vegetables and superb sauces’ as well as a range of toppings, according to its website.

A spokesperson for Chopstix said: "The store will be opening in early/mid-January, an official date will be confirmed in due course.

"Chopstix will be employing 25 staff for the new store in Basingstoke,"

The Gazette has contacted Festival Place for further information.