Scottish-Italian chef Nico Simeone is set to open his first London restaurant this Spring.
The man behind the popular Six by Nico eatery in Glasgow, which has already expanded to Edinburgh, Belfast, Manchester and Liverpool, will open the new site in the capital’s Fitzrovia.
Six by Nico offers an entirely new six course tasting menu every six weeks, never serving the same menu twice.
Nico said: “We are very excited to bring an unforgettable culinary experience to London. With its central location, Charlotte Street provides us with a great opportunity to join the city’s thriving restaurant scene.
“Restaurant trends are moving towards experiential dining and at Six by Nico our menus are inspired by great memories and interesting stories.
“Our new London restaurant site will create the perfect recipe for an exciting epicurean adventure.”
Six by Nico aims to take guests on a culinary journey at an affordable price. The six course menu costs £29, and will be available at a slightly increased price of £35 in London.
Food themes since the project launched in Glasgow in 2017 have included Childhood, Guilty Pleasures, Catalonia and Thai Street Food, with each unveiled two weeks before the menu is first served in the restaurant.
Born in Glasgow to Italian parents, Nico was raised in a family with Mediterranean influences from a young age. His earliest memories are of his mother’s Italian cooking, helping her in the kitchen and large family meals around the dinner table.
His colourful career has included stints at Michelin starred Number One at The Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh and his accolades include Young Scottish Seafood Chef of the Year.
Work is currently underway at the former Zizzi restaurant site at 33-41 Charlotte Street, London for the new restaurant, with 40 new jobs set to be created.