One of Midlothian’s leading restaurants has urged diners to stay away – shortly after being given the all-clear to open its doors again.

The owners of Radhuni in Loanhead are delighted that Midlothian will next week move from Tier 3 to Tier 2 in the pandemic restrictions, which means it can resume serving alcohol with meals from this coming Tuesday.

However, people living in Tiers 3 and 4 will be breaking the law if they make non-essential journeys outside their own council area. Neighbouring Edinburgh is in Tier 3 and West Lothian is in Tier 4, the highest level.

Habibur Khan, Radhuni’s managing partner, said: “We have many regular customers across a wide section of central Scotland but are advising those outside Midlothian not to travel into our less restricted area. They could be putting others at risk.

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