Intu set to open YO! Sushi and MAC Cosmetics

The dining and retail offer at Bondholder intu Derby has been strengthened with the announcement of two new outlets. 

Working in conjunction with Bondholder agents FHP, Japanese fast food chain, Yo! Sushi and cosmetics store MAC will soon be opening in intu Derby - both outlets are a first in the city.

Yo! Sushi will be joining the likes of Subway, Byron Burger, Joes Kitchen and Zizzi in the main food quarter, Eat Central. 

We are pleased to confirm that Yo Sushi are due to open in intu Derby. Yo Sushi will be a fantastic addition to our restaurant and leisure offering and we are very much looking forward to them opening towards the end of November
— Tania Vesty, Marketing Manager at intu Derby

Vanessa Hall, CEO at YO! Sushi said: “We are getting ready to bring YO! Sushi’s iconic ‘kaiten’ conveyor belt to Derby.

"It’s the perfect way to enjoy the fastest fresh food and has earnt us the reputation of the UK’s favourite Japanese restaurant. When we open our doors, guests will be able to enjoy over 80 authentic hot and cold Japanese dishes from mouth-watering sushi to chicken katsu curry, yakisoba noodles and chicken Teriyaki – both for dine in and take away too! And, if you want to roll with us, get in touch for a chance to join the YO! crew in Derby.”

MAC cosmetics will be situated opposite Zara, Topshop and adjacent to Office, offering it prime retail frontage. 

Both outlets will join a number of new additions to the shopping centre, including Italian make up brand Kiko Milano; Australian stationery retailer Bobble Art; and sweet shop Treat Kitchen. 

Kiko Milano offers shoppers luxury Italian make up at affordable prices, while Bobble Art offers unique children’s accessories and stationery. Treat Kitchen sells classic sweets including, homemade fudge, rock and boiled sweets. 

Bondholder company FHP negotiated the leases for the new outlets.

The rate of new restaurants coming to the City has been a driving force into intu Derby’s evolution, following in the footsteps of the impressive retail offering
— Andy Pearson, Director at FHP

Andy Pearson, Director at FHP, said: “The rate of new restaurants coming to the City has been a driving force into intu Derby’s evolution, following in the footsteps of the impressive retail offering. Over the past 18 months, we’ve seen a vast amount of activity boosting what’s on offer for consumers and reenergising the City’s economy. We’ve introduced new restaurants such as Byron and Joes Kitchen and stores such as Office shoes, working to source retail and leisure operators that have never before been available in Derby.”