3rd February 2019
Yopo, a new fusion restaurant and bar concept is to launch in the boutique Mandrake Hotel in Fitzrovia, central London. The concept will combine modern European and South American cooking at the hotel in Newman Street. Yopo takes inspiration from its namesake, a plant found deep in the jungles of Venezuela.
The restaurant will feature floor-to-ceiling windows with artistic and floral displays, an open kitchen and a bar offering grab-and-go dishes and coffee, and DJ sets late into the evening. The main dining room will feature a hand-painted ceiling, wooden tables and hand-thrown crockery, while the menu will feature dishes such as ceviche of sea bass, smoked aubergine with sea herbs and lemon, and hazelnut cake with smoked whiskey caramel.
Wine will come from sustainable wineries with a weekly changing selection of rare bottles from Burgundy, Bordeaux, Italy and Spain.