After closing at Christmas, Brazilian fusion restaurant and bar Mano Mayfair will be returning to a new site at the end of the month, with chef Rafa Gomes taking over the kitchen.
Opening its doors on Friday 31 March, Mano Mayfair will be residing on Mill Street, just a stone’s throw from its original Heddon Street spot, where it opened in March last year.
This new location is split over two floors, with the main restaurant situated on the ground floor. The Lounge, which will be located on the lower ground floor, will open later in the summer.
Seeking to emulate the beach clubs of St. Tropez, but with a South American twist, Mano Mayfair founders Romain Fargette and Alexis Colletta have acquired a 1.30am licence in order to make the new site the end-of-the-night destination for Londoners.
Colletta said: “I am thrilled to see Mano Mayfair return to London. It’s the answer to what the London nightlife scene is missing. We want to offer a memorable, all-round dining experience where guests can stay for a dance against a backdrop of house music and pulsating beats, before continuing their night at neighbouring nightclubs. We very much look forward to seeing the return of our previous guests as well as welcoming the new ones.”
And, executive chef Gomes, owner of Itacoa in Paris, Porquinho and Tiara (both in Rio de Janeiro), will be joining too, bringing a wealth of Brazilian culinary expertise to the operation.
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