Opening date announced for Fazenda

Published: 01 February 2018

Independent restaurant operators City District Group, founders of Fazenda Bar & Grill, have announced they will open their Edinburgh doors on Friday 23rd February.

A £2m refurbishment of the 7000 sq ft site on George Street will include 175 covers incorporating a bar of 40 covers, plus a private dining room with seating for 8 guests.

Fazenda Bar and Grill, will open in Edinburgh on Friday 23rd February 2018.

The interiors feature banquette seating in tan leather upholstery with Brazilian flourishes reflected in the golden glow of traditional-style chandeliers. Wine is prominently displayed throughout restaurant, with dramatic displays forming a central theme. 

The authentic gaúcho dining experience embraces rodizio, a unique Brazilian way of serving a variety of grilled meats carved at the table.

For a set price, successions of prime cuts are served including chicken, lamb, pork and beef. Fazenda ensures the experience is easy and enjoyable by allowing diners to eat at their own pace via a start/stop signalling system on every table.

Francisco Martinez, Executive Head Chef for the group, commented: “The high quality of our produce is essential in delivering the authentic gaúcho experience. We carefully select our meats, just as we would if we were cooking for our friends back in Brazil, and limit the seasoning to the minimum so the natural flavours and textures of these great cuts shine through.”

Fazenda Edinburgh is inspired by the kind of restaurant you would find in the top areas of São Paulo or Rio de Janeiro...It’s a very sociable experience in a vibrant atmosphere with quality at its core.

Tomas Maunier, Sales and Marketing Director, Fazenda Edinburgh


Wine is also a key ingredient of the Fazenda experience, with a carefully-curated wine list offering diners a perfect accompaniment to every cut of meat. Fazenda offers a selection of award-wining wines with a focus on South America, but also including some of the great players from the old world, ensuring guests experience a culinary journey they will not forget.






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