A new independent family-run coffee shop has opened in a shopping centre in Dartford.

Big G's Coffee and Eats officially opened in the Priory Shopping Centre on February 22.

The family business was started by entrepreneurs Graham Holmes and fiancé Nicki Shepherd, the brand has opened a coffee bar in the middle of the mall near Wilkinsons.

The couple launched their own business to sell coffee alongside locally sourced snacks.

Wanting the new opening to a be a 'central hub', Mr Holmes said he was excited about the opening.

He said: "We hope that our local community here in Dartford will welcome us bringing the Big G’s brand to the town centre, and we look forward meeting all the residents over the coming weeks."