Excitement builds as Pan Asian restaurant Banana Tree set to open in Gunwharf Quays - see inside

The News has been given an exciting opportunity to look inside the brand new Pan Asian restaurant which will be opening up in the city.

Banana Tree Marketing Director, Tom Patrick, said: “We’re so excited to be opening our restaurant in Portsmouth which will be our 20th restaurant and we couldn't have secured a better location! With an all day menu taking you on a tour of South East Asian cuisine, we know that there really is something for everyone. From Pad Thai to Ramen, Katsu to 2-4-1 cocktails we’re the perfect spot for an evening meal, a light lunch with friends or a full Pan Asian feast. To celebrate our arrival into Portsmouth we’re giving away 1000 FREE Katsu curries with no strings attached.”

Banana Tree hand picks the best dishes from Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia to feature on its menu, from soups and salads, to wok-tossed noodles, stir fries and curries, as well as South-East Asia-inspired desserts and cocktails.

Here are 14 pictures inside the new Banana Tree: