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Kol is the London restaurant from Noma Mexico's Santiago Lastra

What: Kol

In a nutshell: Noma Mexico chef comes to London

Summing it all up: He was the man behind the launch of Noma Mexico and now Santiago Lastra is opening his own restaurant in London called Kol. It'll feature Mexican cuisine with UK ingredients. 


The low-down

In an interview with Fine Dining Lovers, the man behind Noma Mexico's launch, chef Santiago Lastra revealed that he's getting ready to open a new restaurant in London. it's not the first time he's been in the UK as he's previously tried his hand at Carousel. Here's what we know about the place...

  • If you're wondering about that name - it means "cabbage" (coming from the Spanish word "col"). It's supposed to highlight that "An average ingredient can be incredible".
  • It'll be Mexican food with local ingredients - i.e. from all over the UK. He says it will "blend up the idea of a Mexican flavor".
  • There will be a bar too - natural wines and mezcal will be the focus there. 

That's all we know for the moment - we'll update with more as we get it.


More about Kol

Where is it? Central London - location TBC

When does it open? 2020

Find out more: Follow Santiago Lastra on Instagram @santiagolas.


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