A POPULAR restaurant is closed for the foreseeable after a fire broke out on the property.

The King Billy Grill, Kirksanton, is best known for its selection of meat, with fans travelling from all over the globe to taste it.

The restaurant owner took to social media to say: "Unfortunately, this afternoon we had a fire at the pub. "Therefore, we won’t be open for the foreseeable future. We apologise to those who have bookings with us tonight and over the next few weeks, we will try and contact you all individually.

"Thank you to the local fire brigade for all of their work today, we are very grateful."