Gunwharf Quays restaurant Banana Tree opens - see inside Portsmouth's new Pan Asian eatery with free currys up for grabs

Portsmouth has welcomed a new Pan Asian restaurant this weekend – and its first customers are in for a treat.

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.

To celebrate the opening of the new eatery, 1,000 katsu curries and to claim one of the free katsu curry dishes all you have to do is visit and fill in the form to book a table. Once completed, guests will be sent an email to complete their booking, which will need to be done 24 hours in advance of their visit. There are over 500 slots available over the first six weeks of the opening. To carry on the opening celebrations the award-winning restaurant is offering 50 per cent off all menu dishes for the first three days of opening when you book as part of the launch celebrations between March 24 and 26.

Here are 14 pictures inside the new Banana Tree: