Shoryu Ramen plans to double turnover to £12m in 2015

Shoryu Ramen, the Japanese noodle chain is set to double turnover this year to £12m, founder Tak Tokumine in an article in the Daily Telegraph.

Turnover will be boosted by the opening of a fifth site in the City of London in April, which will have room for 94 diners.

There are currently Shoryu sites in Regent Street, Soho and Kingly Court in Central London, with an offshoot, Shoryu Go, a takeaway restaurant, in Piccadilly Circus. Tokumine, who previously founded the Japan Centre, a popular delicatessen and restaurant in Central London,

Serving over 1,000 bowls of ramen noodles a day, and that is rising. Tak Tokumine believes British people have been waiting for quality, authentic noodles. British people are very enthusiastic about food and are adventurous about trying a new product.” He is now looking at potential sites outside London, with plans for ambitious growth in the next two years.