Busaba Eathai to open in Manchester and Leeds

26 March 2015 by
Busaba Eathai to open in Manchester and Leeds

Thai-style restaurant group Busaba Eathai is to open in Manchester and Leeds as part of a planned wider expansion nationwide.

The 7,383 sq ft Manchester site in the city's Exchange Triangle will open in the last quarter of the year. This will be followed by an opening at Leeds and a growing pipeline of locations inside and outside London.

The Manchester venue will be spread over three floors including a mezzanine and a terrace. It will serve the brand's usual menu classics, such as Thai calamari with ginger and green peppercorn, Mussaman duck curry and sen chan pad Thai with crabmeat and green mango.

Busaba Eathai chief executive Jason Myers described the latest move as pivotal to the company's new direction. He said: "We have taken our time to grow carefully and sustainably over the past 15 years…Now it is time to share our tried and tested food and atmosphere with more of the country."

Founded in 1999 in London's Soho by restaurateur Alan Yau (also of Hakkasan and Yauatcha), the group now operates 12 London sites and one overseas, which opened in Dubai this month.

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