American burger group Five Guys is to open in Aberdeen in November, it has been confirmed.
A change of use application was submitted to Aberdeen City Council last week, reported local newspaper the https://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/fp/news/local/official-five-guys-burger-restaurant-open-aberdeen/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">Evening Express, for the site of a former Gap clothing shop on the city's St. Nicholas Street.
The restaurant will be the company's sixth in Scotland, after its Dundee and Edinburgh locations, and three sites in Glasgow.
John Eckbert, UK chief executive for Five Guys, said: "Five Guys is thrilled to be launching in Aberdeen and we're pleased to confirm that the new restaurant will be opening on St Nicholas Street in November 2016.
"Our new restaurant will be an exciting addition to the already bustling and vibrant city centre and we're looking forward to introducing Aberdeen to our fresh burgers and fries menu."
Well-known across the USA and founded by the Murrell family, Five Guys first opened in the UK in 2013 in Covent Garden, and now operates 46 locations across the country, including one site in Belfast. It has over 1,000 locations across the States.
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