A second London outpost of this dazzling international chain, serving “heavenly” Japanese/South American fusion fare, will arrive in Covent Garden Market's Opera Terrace in late 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.