Nigel Thompson, a former director at Lunson Mitchenall, the property firm that specialises in retail and leisure, has set up a grab-and-go sushi chain called Bambushi. In a so-called poacher-turned gamekeeper move, Thompson will open his first outlet at Chapelfield mall in Norwich. He aims to open five restaurants this year followed by seven in 2011, targeting sites in major cities outside London. Bambushi will operate from 380 sq ft sites on five-to-10-year leases.

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