A popular Italian restaurant has closed it's doors for an exciting "major refurb".

The news was announced by Basildon's Festival Leisure Park, home to the family favourite Frankie & Benny's, with the restaurant temporarily closing yesterday (September 15).

Although the team haven't released any details on what the revamp will look like or consist of, they have however confirmed the restaurant will re-open it's doors at the end of October.

So keep your eyes peeled for more information about the works, which will take place over the next few weeks.

Both Festival Leisure and Frankie & Benny's have been contacted for comment.

We will ring you updates as we have them.

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