Video thumbnail, Opening night at Turtle Bay in Huddersfield
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Turtle Bay is officially open in Huddersfield , bringing the exotic flavours of the Caribbean to town.

The popular chain restaurant and bar opened in King Street tonight with a special VIP party featuring reggae rhythms, tasty food and plenty of rum.

The new restaurant will be open seven days a week, with seating for up to 190 diners.

READ MORE: Turtle Bay Huddersfield: Are you in our video or gallery from last night's VIP opening?

Bartenders and waitresses at the restaurant were put through their paces last month with an unusual recruitment day, where they had to limbo, rap and take part in speed interviews designed to bring out applicants personalities.

Click below to see Examiner reporter Chloe Glover do the limbo at a Turtle Bay recruitment day

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Already popular in Manchester, Birmingham and other major cities across the UK, Turtle Bay offers Caribbean favourites including jerk chicken, fish curry and goat burgers along with speciality rums and a backdrop of reggae rhythms.

The UK-wide chain claims average spend at Turtle Bay branches is less than £20 per head.

Turtle Bay, King Street, Huddersfield.

The new restaurant is in the former Cotton Factory building and involved a £800k refurbishment.

The chain is also opening a Leeds branch in December at The Light, on the Headrow.