A new Greggs restaurant has opened its doors in Ipswich. 

The bakery giant unveiled its new branch at Futura Park, in James Bennett Avenue, on Wednesday. 

It has created 12 jobs for the area. 

Shop manager James Stannard said: “We can’t wait to welcome both Greggs fans and new customers to our brand-new shop.

"We’ve got an amazing range of tasty bakes, hot drinks, sweet treats and savouries available for takeaway or click and collect.”

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Gillian Long, retail operations director for Greggs, said: “Our new shop in Ipswich has brought 12 new jobs to the local area, as well as providing customers with a modern, convenient new place to experience their favourite Greggs food.”

The new store has both indoor and outdoor seating and will be open seven days a week. 

It will be open from 6am until 8pm Monday to Saturday, and 8am to 5pm on Sunday. 

The new branch becomes the eighth Greggs store in the Ipswich area.