A new chicken fast food joint is coming home to roost in East Kilbride - tantalising the taste buds of townsfolk.

Black Rooster Peri Peri will open on Thursday at the Boardwalk near to Di Maggios.

The latest addition to the town's food offering has sent social media into meltdown with chicken fans desperate to tuck in.

And the EK branch will join outlets in the Glasgow area as well as neighbouring North Lanarkshire, and outlets in Edinburgh and Stirling.

Whether you’re a fan of mild or hot and spicy, there’s plenty on offer at Black Rooster.

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From its signature wings to a range of burgers, burritos and quesadillas, it also offers kids meals and lighter options like salads and rice bowls.