Franchised sandwich bar chain O’Briens will open three new cafés in Scotland this spring.

O’Briens has opened a café in Glasgow-based shopping centre Silverburn,

and plans to open one in Kilmarnock and another in Gretna by the end of May, bringing the total number of Scottish franchises to 45.

Scottish master franchisee John Irvin said: “As this is a busy spot, our express-style café provides customers not only with a greater choice but also quicker turn around on their orders.

"This includes an extended hot offer such as pastries and quiches, as well as iced drinks and milkshakes with the summer coming up.”