Itsu opens its first franchise restaurant

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Itsu will open its first franchise restaurant this month as the brand seeks to expand in Britain.

Opening on August 9, the restaurant will be run by Heart with Smarts - Itsu stated they have a proven track record in franchising and demonstrated a true passion for the itsu brand.

The 160sqm restaurant will offer a number of takeaways as well as dine-in options, with clients ordering and paying by card via monitors

"Located just off the M4 and a short trip from the city centre and football stadium, Reading Gate Retail Park is the perfect location for Itsu to engage a new audience that is looking for affordable dining," says Itsu CEO Ganan Kanagathurai.

Itsu Director Ganan Kanagathurai said: 'We are very excited to be expanding itsu's presence in Reading and demonstrating to the local community what eating beautiful looks like.

'The contemporary design of the new restaurant complements the healthy and moreish Asian-inspired dishes,' said Itsu founder Julian Metcalfe