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The restaurant industry has been hit catastrophically over the past few months. We’ve witnessed our favourite restaurants temporarily close their doors, with some sadly falling into administration, but as the hospitality industry prepares to open its doors once more this Saturday, one reopening in particular caught our attention: COYA Mayfair. 

The Mayfair hotspot, known for its Peruvian delicacies, live weekend DJ sets and members’ club, has spent the last three months slightly differently to their competitors and are preparing to remerge on the 4th of July in style, following a spanking new refurb!

The flagship restaurant from the COYA empire, COYA Mayfair’s refurbishment will bring with it a sense of adventure, expressed through the vibrant interiors, bold flavours and second to none cocktails. 

At the backbone of the refurbishment sits London design studio, Sagrada, who redesigned the full Mayfair site. The outcome still remains to reflect its Peruvian roots, but with added Spanish and Asian influencers showcased throughout. COYA fans can expect glistening greenery interwoven throughout the decor, paired alongside Incan patterns, carved wooden panelling and gold mirror walls. The green foliage features will make it feel as though you’ve travelled to a tropical rainforest paradise, without the hefty aircraft fare. 

If you’re lucky enough to be a member of the group, you’ll have exclusive access to the external terrace, located towards the back of the members’ club area. It’s bursting with exotic ferns and lush greenery. 

As for the food, the restaurant’s menu has also been given a revitalise thanks to Chef Director Sanjay Dwivedi in partnership with COYA Mayfair’s head chef Alessandro Scala. Expect a number of bold dishes, from small dishes to bar snacks, ceviches to tacos, all of which take inspiration from traditional Peruvian cuisine, but use Japanese, Chinese and Spanish cooking techniques. 

COYA’s Global CEO Olivier Flamant, commented: “We’re coming up to almost a decade from the inception of COYA and opening our flagship site in Mayfair; the refurbishment marks an important milestone and start of a new chapter, not only for London, but for the brand globally. This is an opportunity to re-energise the guest experience and signifies the first of many exciting new plans.”

We’re ready for a summer of pisco sours, exceptional food and Peruvian vibes. 

COYA Mayfair reopens from 4th July | 118 Piccadilly, Mayfair W1J 7NW | www.coyarestaurant.com


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