A RESTAURANT serving up sweet treats has been named the country's best dessert only eatery.

Kaspa's, in Colchester High Street, faced off five other restaurants in the final shortlist for Deliveroo's best dessert only restaurant title at the Restaurant Awards.

The dessert parlour will receive business support from Deliveroo and feature in the company's £30,000 marketing campaign.

Deliveroo founder and CEO Will Shu said: "I’m really proud Deliveroo works with over 20,000 of the UK’s best local restaurants, bringing amazing meals straight to people’s front doors.

"We understand the hard work, dedication, incredible skill and creativity that goes into making a restaurant successful and so it is an honour for us to be celebrating Britain’s best loved restaurants."