Padstow chef Rick Stein is hoping to open a new restaurant in Marlborough.
The chef's company submitted a planning application request to open a 102-cover restaurant at LLoran House on the high street, reports local newspaper website This is Wiltshire. The property will be set across the ground and first floor, including booth seating and a bar, plus a kitchen in the basement.
A decision on the application is expected by 22 January, and if successful, the site will be the chef's third restaurant outside Cornwall.
The planning application states: "The purpose of the application is to facilitate the opening of a new Rick Stein restaurant in Marlborough. This will not only be the family's first business within the town but also within Wiltshire.
"Having successfully developed several other restaurants and related operations in the South West, originating from Padstow, this family-run business is keen to bring their unique brand of food into Marlborough."
Rick Stein, now well known for his TV appearances and cookbooks, operates the Seafood restaurant in Padstow Cornwall with his ex-wife and sons, along with a fish and chip shop in the town and a host of other sites across the seaside county. The group operates 10 sites overall, in Cornwall, Dorset and Winchester.