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Itsu Limited
Type Private<ref name="ItsuCompaniesHouse">[1] Details of the Itsu incorporation and current head office can be found at Companies House.</ref>
Founded London (1997)
Headquarters London

<tr><th style="text-align:right; padding-right:0.75em;">Key people</th><td>Julian Metcalfe, Founder
Clive Schlee, Managing Director
Glenn Edwards, Head of Operations
</td></tr><tr><th style="text-align:right; padding-right:0.75em;">Industry</th><td>Restaurants</td></tr><tr><th style="text-align:right; padding-right:0.75em;">Products</th><td>food</td></tr><tr><th style="text-align:right; padding-right:0.75em;">Website</th><td>Itsu</td></tr>

Itsu is a small British chain of sushi restaurants and sushi shops. There are currently restaurants at Canary Wharf, Chelsea and Soho. There are a further nine Itsu shops, all in London, with many providing a delivery service.

The chain was founded by Julian Metcalfe, co-founder of sandwich chain Pret a Manger.

Itsu shot to international notoriety in November 2006 when it became mixed up in the Alexander Litvinenko poisoning affair.


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The Health Protection Agency are advising any customers who visited the Itsu Piccadilly shop on 1 November, 2006 to contact NHS Direct due to the public health issues related to Polonium-210.<ref>Template:Cite web</ref><ref>Template:Cite web</ref>

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