A café has been saved by a former customer after closing its doors last month.

The Grapevine is set to open in Watton at the end of next week in the building previously occupied by Contrast, a Portuguese café which closed in October. 

Cesaltina Cruz was forced to close the business amid various health difficulties but it has since been taken on by customer Michelle Cropper. 

Ms Cropper said: "I've been a customer at the café since it opened in 2020 and it was terribly sad that people didn't realise it was here until it was closing down. 

"Cesaltina built the foundations and I'm carrying on from that."

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The Grapevine will serve everything from salads and jacket potatoes to waffles and scrambled eggs on toast. 

Ms Cropper is hoping to serve alcohol in the evenings and to develop the business into a wine bar in the coming months.

She added: "I want to bring something to Watton that we don't have already.

"We need people to support the high street more."