Colchester's new gourmet kebab shop has opened for the first time.

German Doner Kebab has announced its 65th UK restaurant, in Colchester High Street, is now open.

The new was announced in a post on the firm's Facebook page.

It said: "Colchester - the time has come.

"Your German Doner Kebab is NOW OPEN!!"

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The new Colchester shop is one of 47 the firm, one the largest kebab chains in the world, plans to open in Britain in 2021.

German Doner Kebab promises gourmet kebab options using fresh ingredients which are prepared in front of customers.

Gazette: Colchester's new German Doner Kebab, in High Street, is now openColchester's new German Doner Kebab, in High Street, is now open

The Colchester restaurant has plenty of room for diners and will also offer deliveries.

Daniel Bunce, GDK MD for UK and Europe, said: “We’re delighted to officially open and bring the German Doner Kebab experience to Colchester.

“Our game-changing kebabs are revolutionising the kebab in the UK and we are excited to be bringing a new fast-casual experience to the area, offering great tasting fresh food in a relaxed and modern setting.”

The new restaurant has created about 40 jobs.

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