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Alan Yau to launch two new London restaurants

15 August 2017 by
Alan Yau to launch two new London restaurants

Restaurateur Alan Yau is set to launch another two London restaurants - the first coming this year, with another set to follow in 2018.

Yau, who founded Busaba Eathai, Hakkasan and Wagamama, confirmed on Instagram that he would be launching a new venue in Marylebone at 26 St James Street called Yamabahçe, offering pide - a type of Turkish pizza.

The venue, on the site of what was Cafe Creperie, is scheduled to open in September and marks a return to the restaurant business for Yau, who left AAYA, which runs Duck & Rice in London and Babaji Pide, which has sites in London and Dubai, last year.

Yau is also thought to be involved as a consultant in an as-yet-unnamed restaurant on Beauchamp Place in London, working alongside restaurant consultancy Global Food and Beverage (UK) Management Services (GFBMS).

No-one from GFBMS was available to comment about the planned opening and Yau was also unavailable for comment.

Image from Instagram @alanyauofficial

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