NANDO'S has reopened a select number of it restaurants across the UK  and the North-East has been included.

The popular chain, which closed every single restaurant for almost eight weeks ago, reopened some restaurants on Thursday.

A statement posted online said: "We’re gradually firing our grills back up across the country for new Nando’s Delivery service and offering Click and Collect from some of Nando’s too. 

"The safety of our customers and our team is our highest priority, so we’ve been working hard over the past few weeks to develop new measures in line with government guidelines."

In the region, select restaurants in Newcastle, County Durham and North Yorkshire have been among the first to reopen. 

- Newcastle, The Gate (Delivery only)

- Durham (collection only)

- Harrogate (collection only) 

How does the Nando's collection service work?

Customers who choose to pick up their order need to do the following:

Step 1: Head to the restaurant as usual.

Step 2: Wait in one of the bays we’ve marked outside (if there isn’t one available, please wait somewhere nearby until one is). 

Step 3: When space is available, you’ll be called in by our host and asked to wait in the restaurant for your order.  

Step 4: Once your order is ready, leave and enjoy your peri-peri.