A CITY centre restaurant is closing down this month.

Café Rouge in Prince Albert Street, Brighton, will close on January 19.

No reason has been given for the closure.

A source said staff had not been given advanced notice.

A spokesperson for Café Rouge said: “We can confirm our site in Brighton has come to the end of its lease and will be closing on 19 January.

"All of our team have been notified and offered employment at our other local restaurants.”