Updated 5/5/16 with launch offer
There's a lot of activity going on in Exmouth Market. Hard on the heels of Dirty Burger, Pizza Pilgrims and Macellaio RC all opening, comes Cielo Blanco. The Mexican restaurant first opened in Leeds back in 2013 and this will be their first London site, taking over the space that was Bonnie Gull.
Inspired by the barbacoa markets of Oaxaca you'll find speciality sharing boards on offer alongside and feast menus. A quick look at the Leeds menu suggest you might see the following sharing platters in London:
- Outdoor reared belly pork with cumin crackling, marinated baby back ribs, authentic smoky sausage stew alongside sweet potato and epazote
- Mexican vegetable market meze, roast sweet pepper & pinto bean enchiladas, roast garlic tamale, queso fundido totopos and chipotle grilled mushroom taquitos.
There'll also be all manner of agave-based spirits - tequilas, mescals and sotols in the bar in the basement.
Cielo Blanco opens 6 May 2016 at 55-57 Exmouth Market, London EC1R 4QL They'll be offering 50% off food on 6 and 7 May (if you book ahead on 0203 034 0066) and 50% off drinks from 9-20 May 2016. Keep up with their news on Twitter @CieloBlancoEXM