OUR readers reacted to the news that a new restaurant, Sage & Vine, will open in Carlisle.

Mediterranean tapas restaurant Sage & Vine will be located at 5 The Crescent and is set to open on February 1. 

It will offer a selection of wines and beers, mezze, and a range of pizzas made fresh in a wood-fired oven. 

Owner Jane Beesley and her daughter Sofia Giovannini, working as a chef, will team up with head chef Matt Nelson. 

Jane has run La Mezzaluna, the neighbouring restaurant, for more than 20 years.

Here's what readers said.

Maria Janusz said: "Well done Jane and well deserved, wishing you all the luck love and happiness in your new business and will pop in soon."

Lynne Sewell wished the trio good luck and Amanda Desborough commented: "Best of luck Jane and team."

One web user said: "I wish these all the best with their new restaurant and bar and hope they get lots of customers."

Many other readers were supportive and commented Sage & Vine would be a restaurant they would like to try.