Inspired by beach shack and street food, this Caribbean restaurant chain is putting curried goat and jerk chicken on the menu, with 42 sites in the UK and two in Germany. Chief executive Ajith Jayawickrema, 55, used his experience setting up Latin American chain Las Iguanas to create Bristol-headquartered Turtle Bay in 2010. In the year to February 2017, the group opened 11 new sites, lifting profits to £12m. In June, it plans to open a new restaurant in Sheffield, in the former head office of the National Union of Mineworkers.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank54
CompanyTurtle Bay
ActivityCaribbean restaurant chain
LocationBristol
Annual profit growth70.33%
Latest profits £000s11,990
Latest sales £000s63,693
Staff1,390
Founded2010
Websitewww.turtlebay.co.uk

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