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New YOKU Japanese restaurant to open at No 131 in Cheltenham in March 2022 – Gloucestershire food

YOKU, a new contemporary Japanese restaurant opens at fashionable No 131 Cheltenham, from Friday 11 March 2022.

Owned by Jade and Julian Dunkerton, YOKU is described as a “Tokyo-style” Japanese and Asian dining experience that “opens up a new world of ambitious dining and cocktail experiences in a unique and exquisite setting.”

YOKU translates from Japanese as the desire to do things exceptionally well, with care and kindness.

Diners can expect the elegant interiors for which No. 131 has become famous, including authentic artwork and a gold-leaf vaulted ceiling.

Lucky Onion’s Culinary Director Ronnie Bonetti and rising star chef Jesse Chung will create a menu of meticulously presented sushi and YOKU signature dishes from the open kitchen.

The Tokyo Bar adjacent to the restaurant serves an extensive selection of sake, Japanese wines and cocktails.


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Monday 07 March 2022