LEON, the Naturally Fast Food company, announce plans to open two outlets in Dublin in 2019 3 years ago

LEON, the Naturally Fast Food company, announce plans to open two outlets in Dublin in 2019

LEON will open its doors to the Irish public in May.

LEON, a popular restaurant known around the world for its healthy take on fast food, has announced that it will be bringing its famous "Naturally Fast Food" brand to Dublin later this year.

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The multiple award-winning restaurant group has 63 restaurants worldwide will open an outlet in Temple Bar in May and a second outlet in Dundrum Town Centre later in the year.

Washington DC, Utrecht, Amsterdam and Oslo are just some of the locations the restaurant already operates out of, with the Dublin branch to be located on Crown Alley in what was formerly Eager Beaver.

The company behind LEON plans to open 20 restaurants nationwide by 2023, with intentions to create 600 new jobs across the service industry as it shares its approach to fast food with its launch into Ireland.

Speaking about the Temple Bar opening, Managing Director of LEON Ireland, Stuart Fitzgerald, said: "We are absolutely delighted to finally reveal that Ireland’s first LEON will be located at the former Eager Beaver shop in Temple Bar.

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"Temple Bar is a melting pot of culture, creativity and individuality which makes it the perfect setting for LEON’s Irish launch. We are very proud to be able to say we will be making such a positive impact on the Irish economy over the next five years with the creation of 600 jobs and using so many Irish suppliers in our various locations across the country. We are so excited to be bringing a unique brand like LEON to Ireland."