South Scotland

Marco Pierre White plans restaurant in Dumfries

Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White is to launch his first restaurant in Scotland next month.

The Michelin star holder will join forces with the Aston Hotel in Dumfries to bring his Wheeler's of St James's brand north of the border in November.

The restaurant is said to represent a £400,000 investment and is expected to create 10 new jobs.

Mr Pierre White said he had been looking for a Scottish site for some time but it had to be "just right".

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