A FAMILY-RUN Italian restaurant in the heart of York is all set to re-open on Saturday.

Mama Mia in Gillygate has been shut to customers since the start of the lockdown, but plans to re-open on Saturday, July 4.

Established in 1987, the restaurant seats up to 70 people under ordinary circumstances and will be re-opening to to a vastly reduced number under social distancing, but they are now taking bookings ahead of Saturday.