A restaurant is set to close this week for the final time.

Dom Italian, in Grove Road, Eastbourne, will shut its doors on Sunday evening.

The news was announced on Monday by the owners Julio and Arethusa Crivelari.

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They said: "After many wonderful years, with the best customers, we have decided it's time for a change and will be closing the business after service on Sunday.

"We want to thank you for all your support and custom over the years, it's going to be an emotional day on Sunday.

"However, we are hoping that it won't be goodbye but perhaps just farewell.

"You never know what's around the corner. For this week, however, the pizza ovens are fired up and we hope to see you all just one last time."

The restaurant, which prides itself on serving authentic Italian cuisine, received well wishes from customers online after announcing the news.

One customer said that she has spent every anniversary with her husband at the restaurant after meeting him at the venue on their first date when it was a café years before.

Another customer said the restaurant served the "best food in Eastbourne".