The head chef of a much-loved Glasgow eatery has moved to another city centre restaurant.

Gordon Len has been welcomed onto the executive team at Lychee Oriental, after the shock closure of Glasgow's iconic Ho Wong.

The Chinese restaurant was forced to close its doors after 33 years at the end of last month, due to a multi-million-pound office block being built at the site.

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The news of the York Street venue's closure shocked Glasgow food-lovers, who considered it to be an institution of the city.

Lychee Oriental announced the news today. They said: "Two of Glasgow's most popular Chinese chefs have joined forces - and it's a pairing both hope will lead to an enhanced dining experience for customers at Lychee Oriental."

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Chef Jimmy Lee said: "It's a great opportunity for us. Gordon brings more than ten years of rich experience in Chinese cooking to my team, and I am delighted that he has chosen to work with us.

"His excellence in the Glasgow food industry will further facilitate our restaurants' efforts towards first class Asian cuisine to our customers and consequently enriching Lychee's guest experience."