A Johnstone takeaway appears to have closed its doors with locals left bemused.

Sofia's Chippy on High Street in the Renfrewshire town has mysteriously closed with what appears to be no warning.

Despite advertising that they are open, none of the staff were available to answer the phone at 4:30pm on Monday, March 4.

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Orders on the business's own website for food are also not working, with customers having a message pop up that says "sorry, this restaurant is closed right now".

The Gazette:

Residents have taken to social media to express their concerns.

One person asked: "Does anyone know if Sofia's chippy in Johnstone has closed down?."

Another said: "Has Sofia's Chippy closed for good?"

People took to the comments to share their thoughts with one user saying: "Was just thinking same yesterday. I thought it had closed down."

Whilst another user added: "It was open last week. I ordered from it."

A third said: "That’s a shame. They did fabulous kebabs."

A fourth said: "Apparently it has - very sad."

The last post from Sofia's Chippy Facebook account came on January 10 which stated that there would be "no change here".

They said: "No change here.

"We are still serving up sizzling dishes this year. Exclusive 10% Discount on all online orders."

Sofia's Chippy has been contacted for comment.