Award-winning San Carlo Group has launched ‘Fumo’ in Waterloo Street, Birmingham a new concept cocktail bar, restaurant and late lounge serving small dishes of Venetian tapas known as Cicchetti (pronounced chi-KET-tee).
A stunning sweeping bar serves more than 50 choices of innovative cocktails and there will be live music on a Friday and Saturday.
Located adjacent to its original San Carlo restaurant opened in Temple Street in 1984, Fumo is a £2.5million investment for the Italian family business which now employs 480 people and has an anticipated group turnover in excess of £32million for the year ending 2012. A major refurbishment of San Carlo, one of the city’s most popular restaurants is now underway.
Picture caption – (left to right) Alessandro, Carlo and Marcello Distefano celebrate the launch of their stunning new Fumo bar and restaurant in Waterloo Street.