A POPULAR coffee shop near Carlisle is set to open in the evenings.

Laing's Coffee and Gift Shop in Harker will be opening on Thursday and Friday evenings from next month.

They are also introducing a new festive menu.

The coffee shop is located a mile from M6 Junction 44, Carlisle North on the A7.

They made the announcement on Facebook: "We are so excited to announce that we will be opening on Thursday & Friday evenings as of November 5 2021!

"This will include a brand new, and very exciting menu, which will be revealed very soon.

"We have had this brewing since 2020 lockdown but we feel now is the right time. Bookings are now being taken.

"Thank you for all your love and support over the last six years that has allowed us to get to this point."

They added a photo of one of the new items on the menu: "Yule Be Sorry Fries: topped with stuffing balls, pigs in blankets, Brie, cranberry, chicken fillet and served with a cranberry gravy.

"Please note: Festive fries will not be served until the release of our new menu on November 5."