The former home of Frankie and Benny's has been revamped and reopened as a new bar and grill.

The Ridge has branched out and set up a site in Greenbridge Retail Park.

Scott and Luke Jacobs' idea to expand the business they opened in 2017 quickly became a reality after they jumped at the chance to take over the closed Italian-American eatery next door to their other venture, Fiesta de Cuba.

Following a couple of well-received preview events, The Ridge East officially opened on Monday afternoon.

Three weeks of renovation work installed a new bar area for the range of spirits and cocktails on offer, added some cosmetic changes to the interior to make it stand out from the old decor, swapped the green-and-red signage of the former business for the black-and-white of the Ridge's West Swindon base, and ensured the kitchen would be ready to serve up every meal on the menu.

A recently-approved licensing application also allows the venue to host live music and dance performances, though no upcoming events have yet been confirmed.

A fully-booked Mother's Day is set to be the busiest occasion for this latest addition to the area.