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Gordon Ramsay shares heartfelt message with fans ahead of big change

The celebrity chef is remaining positive

Diane Shipley

Gordon Ramsay posted a new message for his fans on Wednesday, ahead of the lockdown in England.

As he revealed in his video, the new restrictions mean that from Thursday, the celebrity chef has to close his restaurants in London, just as he did during the first lockdown earlier this year.

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Filming himself from his pristine home kitchen, the star began his video by saying: "Hi guys, it's Gordon. Just wanted to say that I'm thinking of you all.

"More importantly, having to close all the restaurants in London tonight. Yes, it's a big blow, second time for us.

"My number one concern [is] the team: the chef, the waiters, everyone who put these incredible restaurants together.

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To the thousands of guests that are booked across November in the hope of celebrating their birthdays or just getting out and enjoying good food, good service and great ambience… we're shutting down for a month."

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The star went on to reassure his followers, saying: "But we'll be back on the second of December."

He then paid tribute to the NHS and everyone who works for it, saying: "That makes you understand how vital this lockdown is."

The Hell's Kitchen star continued by promising some enjoyable Christmas celebrations at his establishment, before saying: "I don't think there's ever been a more anticipated 31st of December because I can't wait to get there and welcome 2021."

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The chef has to close his restaurants for a month

Hear hear!

The dad-of-five's fans were quick to empathise with him, and many posted heart emojis in response.

Others sent best wishes for the month ahead.

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Their comments included: "Good luck to all the business closed down. Gotta do what's best… It's unfortunate but needed,"

"Sending love to you all, hope it goes really fast," and: "Wishing you and everyone over in the UK all the best and hope that you all will be back in December!"

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