A WINCHESTER restaurant and bar has closed its doors for good.

Bistro La Place and Froggies Bar, which occupied a prime spot in the city centre on Great Minster Street near the Cathedral, has announced it has ceased trading.

It follows Jones Bootmaker only metres away, which has also closed in the last few days.

On its website, Bistro La Place said: "We would like to offer all our customers and friends our most sincere thanks for many years of your custom."