A LONG-awaited cocktail bar has announced its official opening date for the new Worcester branch.

The Botanist will be officially opening its doors to the public on Monday, July 11, after moving into the former QPanda Cantonese Buffet site in Cathedral Square earlier this year.

The bar is famous for its stylish cocktails and lavish botanical-themed interiors.

Worcester’s foodies will be able to try cocktails, craft beers and the restaurant's signature hanging kebabs.

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Live music is also planned to take place at the bar and restaurant, run by pub and restaurant operator New World Trading Company.

In time for the opening, the venue shared it will be offering a giveaway competition which can be entered on Facebook.

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/thebotanistworcester.