A second London outpost of this dazzling international chain, serving “heavenly” Japanese/South American fusion fare, is set to arrive in Covent Garden in early-2017 on the former site of Brasserie Blanc. The City original occupies the 39th floor of Heron Tower and incorporates one of the capital's best rooftop terraces.
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“How can the view not create atmosphere – you’re in the atmosphere!” Reached by one of Europe’s fastest lifts, this “simply amazing”, 39th-floor eyrie – complete with a movie-set bar, and “lovely outdoor spaces” – is hard to beat for sheer glam. The mesospheric prices “go with the height” though, and even those applauding the “beautifully tasty” Japanese/South American fusion bites “would question the price tag that goes with them!” Coming soon in 2017 – a sibling in the gorgeous, but perennially disappointing space above Covent Garden Market, overlooking the back of the Royal Opera House.