DINERS will be able to use a new online currency to order their takeaway.

Cytherea’s Taverna in Brighton Road, Shoreham, will be the first business in the town to accept Bitcoin and Altcoin.

Bitcoin is an online currency first invented in 2009 and has experienced a rise in value ever since.

One Bitcoin is currently aid to be worth more than £8,000.

The restaurant is trialling the currency on online takeaway website Dinner2go and said it hoped to offer discounts in the future.