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GenreJapanese restaurant
FounderKim Rahbek Hansen, Jens Rahbek Hansen and Thor Andersen
Area served
Copenhagen and London
Key people
Rod McKie (CEO)

Sticks'n'Sushi is a Copenhagen-based restaurant and take-away chain specialising in sushi and yakitori. It consists of 12 restaurants in the Greater Copenhagen area and 9 restaurants in the UK. A restaurant in Berlin opened in 2017.[1]


Created by the Danish-Japanese brothers Jens and Kim Rahbek Hansen alongside their mother Keiko and their brother-in-law Thor Andersen, the first Sticks'n'Sushi opened on Nansensgade (No. 59) on 22 March 1994. It has been followed by more restaurants in the Greater Copenhagen area.[2]

UK Restaurants[edit]

The first Sticks'n'Sushi in London opened on Wimbledon Hill Road in March 2012. In May 2013, the owners raised capital for further expansion abroad through the sale of a 49% share of their company to Maj Invest Equity .[3] The second Sticks'n'Sushi in London opened on Henrietta Street in Covent Garden in October 2013.[4] In 2015, a Sticks'n'Sushi opened in a listed building on the corner of Nelson Road and King William Walk in the heart of Greenwich, close to Maritime Museum, Cutty Sark and Greenwich Park[5] The next opening was at the new Crossrail station in Canary Wharf, here Sticks"n'Sushi served a Japanese Danish fusion breakfast for the 1st time. On 7 May 2016 Sticks’n’Sushi Cambridge opened its doors. On 24 November 2017 Sticks’n’Sushi opened in Westgate Oxford.[6] The seventh UK restaurant opened in Victoria on 8 Dec 2017.[7] In October 2018 they opened their largest UK restaurant to date in Chelsea on the Kings Road, this was also the first restaurant to have a private dining room for the UK. In Autumn 2020 the group expanded towards Soho, taking residency in a building that used to house a Police station on Beak Street.

Other restaurants[edit]

In 2017 the company became even more international by opening in Germany. The restaurant was opened in Berlin on Potsdamer Straße.

Sticks'n'Sushi on Øster Farimagsgade in Copenhagen

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Fra Nansensgade til London og Berlin: Dansk sushiimperium nærmer sig milepæl". Berlingske Tidende (in Danish). 17 October 2016. Retrieved 17 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Dansk sushi vil indtage London". Politiken (in Danish). Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Kapitalfond køber halv sushikæde". Berlingske Tidende (in Danish). 31 May 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Danish Sticks'n'Sushi opens in Covent Garden". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (in Danish). Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Sticks n Sushi recently opened in Greenwich". Greenwich Hospital (in Danish). Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  6. ^ Pedersen, Simon Lundby. "STICKS'N'SUSHI TO OPEN IN WESTGATE, OXFORD | Others' News | Home". Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Sticks'n'Sushi to move into Nova Victoria this month". Retrieved 16 December 2017.

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