A TALENTED couple who began making roast dinners for their friends and family during lockdown have opened up their own food delivery service after 'amazing' feedback.

Lewis Benzie and James Findlay were driven to launch Happy Days in Barrow after receiving an overwhelmingly positive response to their dinners during lockdown.

Mr Benzie, who works for Subway in Abbey Road, and Mr Findlay, who has worked as a chef for more than ten years, opened their doors in Scott Street last month.

The business 'all sort of happened by accident', Mr Benzie said, and the pair hope to expand the takeaway service in the near future.

The 27-year-old said: "We wanted to do something nice for our friends and family during lockdown so began making roast dinners and they said we should go into our own business so we decided to give it ago.

"We found a space, started a lease and got a friend to design us a logo - it all happened really quick.

"It's not eat-in at the moment but it has operated as a cafe in the past so it does have the potential to be an eat-in service in the future."

Happy Days, situated in the former Pastures New Premises, sells a range of dishes available for delivery, including brunch, burgers, full English, pancakes, roast dinners, milkshakes and more.

"Since opening we've had nothing but positive feedback," Mr Benzie said.

"The first month has been really good. We've just gone onto Barrow Eats and have been inundated with orders.

"Someone rang us on Sunday to say how amazing the food was.

"Everything is 100 per cent homemade and of high quality.

"It's just us two at the moment and our friend Laura helps us out but the busier we get, the more likely we are to take on more staff.

"It was really important for us to open here in our hometown. We want to build a reputation as a eatery in Barrow that makes really high quality food which is reasonably priced."