BRIGHTON’S oldest restaurant has achieved zero waste status.

English’s of Brighton is in East Street.

Owner Simon Leigh-Jones said: “We are very proud to be a zero waste restaurant.

“It’s been a year in the making but with the support of Paper Round Brighton, we have finally achieved our goal of being zero waste.

“English’s is very proud to have achieved a zero waste to landfill status.

“Recycling at English’s started almost 30 years ago and everyone here has been involved making this such a success.”

English’s of Brighton has been in operation for more than 150 years on the same site in the heart of The Lanes.

It has been owned by the Leigh-Jones family since 1945 and is renowned for its seafood.

English’s is regularly frequented by many famous stars of stage and screen, including Dame Judi Dench and Julie Walters.

Paper Round diverts its waste from landfill and also promotes closed loop recycling.