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Sunken sushi service By Deborah Singmaster Photographs by Nat Rea

When the conveyor belts started turning at Yo! Sushi in Poland Street, Soho, owner Simon Woodroffe already had plans for a second bar and restaurant in the basement. Now, two years later, he has opened Yo! Below with a cool design by architect Simon Conder. The contrast between the two Japanese-inspired Yos could not be greater. Above Yo! whisks food along on a conveyor belt at mouth level, its nether half sinks guests below floor level and, in place of travelling sushi, provides beer ...

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