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Vangarde now fully occupied ahead of festive period after popular noodle bar moves in

Vangarde Shopping Park is delighted to announce it is now 100% occupied after popular high street chain Wok & Go moved into its last vacant unit.

The popular noodle bar opened its doors at the end of November, just before Black Friday and the anticipated Christmas shopping rush.

Drawing on its popularity at its York City Centre location, Wok & Go responded to demand for another store in York. The opening of this store adds to Vangarde’s impressive restaurant offering, which includes Giraffe, Frankie and Benny’s and Nando’s.

Vangarde Shopping Park Centre Manager Deb O’Donnell said: “Since opening in April this year, Vangarde has gone from strength to strength and we now have a wide range to give customers a number of high quality offerings to choose from.

“This will be our first Christmas and we are anticipating high levels of footfall due to the stores we have here and Wok & Go’s opening coincides well with this.

“We are delighted to be fully occupied and we are delighted to have Wok & Go at Vangarde as they continue to be a popular choice in York.”

To celebrate its first week in business at the shopping park, Wok & Go offered customers a range of discounts and deals exclusive to Vangarde. The new store will also offer delivery to nearby homes.

Wok & Go Managing Director Des Pheby said he was delighted to be opening the store at Vangarde.

He said: “Our great location on Vangarde Shopping Park means we are the perfect place for a quick lunch when out shopping or passing by.

“The team has been working really hard to get everything just right over the last few months and it is incredible to think that we have opened two stores in York in just over 12 months.

“The city is a fantastic location for Wok & Go and has really embraced our ethos for high-quality and healthy food, freshly cooked in minutes.”

Wok & Go opened its first store in Chester in 2008 after Mr Pheby was inspired by oriental restaurants in New York.

The chain now has stores in Chester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Leeds, Nottingham, Hull, Cambridge, Norwich, Cardiff and Brighton, as well as the two in York.

Vangarde has been open since April this year and boasts the region’s largest Marks and Spencer store, as well as York’s first John Lewis and a large format Next store.