Casual-dining Italian restaurant chain Zizzi is to open its second location in Dublin, replacing Pizza Hut at 24 Suffolk Street.
The chain, which was founded in 1999, has more than 140 restaurants across the UK and Ireland, and opened its first Dublin restaurant in Dundrum Town Centre last April.
Zizzi's will pay a rent of €200,000 for 167 square metres on the ground floor and an additional 74 square metres at basement level, reports The Irish Times.
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Advising Zizzi’s Irish management was Emma Coffey of Lisney who commented that her client was "absolutely delighted" to secure a premises so close to Grafton Street and Dublin's "creative centre", adding that if Suffolk Street is to be pedestrianized it will help improve business even further.