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News Items

Chester Leader 11th October 2013

21st Oct 2013

Food quality: 5/5
Ambiance: 3/5
Service: 4/5

Peach Report 1st October 2013

3rd Oct 2013

YO! Sushi is claiming success in this year’s Best Employers in Hospitality Awards, organised by Read More...

Franchiseek 1st October 2013

2nd Oct 2013

YO! Sushi wins Employers Award.

YO! Sushi Leeds Review September 2013

2nd Oct 2013

Reviewed by Sarah Woodhead

Franchiseek 23rd September 2013

27th Sep 2013

YO! Sushi scheduled to land at London Heathrow T2 Read More...

YO! Sushi's global success

21st Aug 2013

The YO! Sushi brand is one of the most famous in the world, punching well above its weight with 76 restaurants in 7 countries; 65 in the UK and 11 franchised overseas in Ireland, Norway, the Middle East and the US. Read More...

YO! Sushi ... the story so far

21st Aug 2013

Founded in 1997, YO! Sushi brought the concept of a Japanese ‘kaiten’ sushi bar that delivered food to customers via a conveyor belt travelling 8cm per second to the masses, and became the original and most famous sushi brand in the UK, with the first restaurant opened in Soho, London. YO! Sushi was a brand new concept in dining and catapulted Londoners into the 21st century which made us the most talked about dining experience. Our customers queued around the block as we gave the capital a slice of Urban Tokyo. The experience was fun and exciting, whilst the food was revolutionary and made lovingly, as AA Gill (Sunday Times) pointed out in his review stating it was “the best sushi in London" and Fay Maschler (Evening Standard) said she had “seen the future and it is fun". Read More...

So Glos 8th August 2013

9th Aug 2013

Yo! Sushi opening in Cheltenham

Gloucestershire Echo Online 8th August 2013

9th Aug 2013

Yo! Sushi packed out on opening day

Aberdeen Evening Express 31st July 2013

7th Aug 2013

Burgers are packed with rice

The Irish Times Magazine 27th July 2013

7th Aug 2013

Sushi Chain's Burger Bliss

This Is Gloucestershire 2nd August 2013

7th Aug 2013

Yo! Sushi 'great town' opening date set

Aberdeen Evening Express: Tasty life! Sushi restaurant's takeaway

7th Aug 2013

Sushi Restaurant, YO! Sushi has introduced a takeaway range - YO! Bento Box. Read More...

The Sunday Times: Just Say YO!

30th Jul 2013

YO! Sushi training chef Jamie Liddell has unveiled additions to the conveyor belt at the chain's restaurant in Clarendon Street, Dublin. Read More...

Your Source Today: Something for the Weekend from YO! Sushi

22nd Jul 2013

With Saturday set to be a scorcher, it looks like summer's finally here - and it's about time too. Read More...

Men's Fitness: FitList - Turning Japanese

22nd Jul 2013

Sushi has all the nutrients you need for an active lifestyle. Mike Lewis, executive chef of YO! Sushi, helps you pick the right plate for your goals. Read More...

Propel Magazine: YO! Sushi's Winning Formula

28th Jun 2013

YO! Sushi operates 78 restaurants in seven countries - 65 in the UK and 13 franchised overseas in Ireland, Portugal, Norway, the Middle East and the US. Read More...

Sky News: Take Off For Sushi Restaurant's Flying Tray

28th Jun 2013

A remote-controlled flying tray that can deliver food at speeds of up to 25mph could be rolled out at restaurants nationwide. Read More...

Daily Mail: Time To Try Sushi Burgers

25th Jun 2013

Japanese food chain YO! Sushi is launching what may be the most bizarre fusion of East-meets-West cuisine yet. Read More...

Mail Online: Flying fish - to your table!

24th Jun 2013

As a way of easing the burden on waiting staff, it’s an idea that could certainly get off the ground. The YO! Sushi chain of restaurants is trialling a mini helicopter to serve its customers. Read More...

Peach Report: Britains most successfull eating out brands

22nd Jun 2012

YO! Sushi is the number one brand that customers are most likely to re-visit. Read More...

Bath Magazine: Fancy making a roll for lunch?

14th Jun 2012

New year’s resolutions to make healthier choices with our food inspired Lauren O’Donohue to attend a sushi making work shop at Bath’s YO! Sushi restaurant. Read More... YO! Sushi is 15 years old, celebration offer.

14th Jun 2012

To celebrate the opening of the very first YO! Sushi restaurant in 1997 on Poland Street, for ONE DAY ONLY, the UK’s favourite sushi restaurant group is giving away all dishes from the conveyor belt for the unbelievably price of just 97p per plate. Read More...

M&C Report: Raw Talent at the top

14th Jun 2012

Company's Executives go back to the floor.

The Journal (Newcastle): Ben pops the question at a sushi bar.

14th Jun 2012

When Jennifer Ramsay stopped off for a nibble on some sushi, she had no idea a diamond engagement ring would be hidden among the spicy squid and chicken teriyaki. Read More...

YO! Sushi is Olive Magazine's Top Pick

9th Feb 2011

YO! Sushi wins Gold award for 'Best Value Restaurant Chain'! Read More...