Tonkotsu, a UK-based operator of ramen restaurants, raised £5m in funding.
YFM Equity Partners made the investment.
The company will use the funds to expand operations and its business reach opening more Tonkotsus.
Co-founded by Emma Reynolds and Ken Yamada and led by Managing Director Stephen Evans, Tonkotsu is ramen restaurant group that operates nine restaurants in London and one in Selfridges Birmingham, with two more due to open later this year in Peckham and Shoreditch.
Entrepreneur and Dragon’s Den star Sarah Willingham, formerly of Pizza Express and Bombay Bicycle Club, will Chair the business.