Just opened: MEE Restaurant, Rio

18 March 2014
Just opened: MEE Restaurant, Rio

MEE Restaurant, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Named after the phonetic spelling of a Korean name meaning "beauty", pan-Asian restaurant MEE is fronted by Chinese chef Ken Hom.

Opened 17 February

Owner Copacabana Palace

Designer/artist Christian Develter

Executive chef Rafael Hidaka

General manager Andrea Natal

Capacity 92

Typical dishes Octopus carpaccio; Kobe beef with king crab and sea urchin; Vietnamese salt and pepper crab; mango compote ice-cream

Typical drinks Japanese sake; cocktails including one made with mango, vodka and spices and one with duck-infused Bloody Mary

Average spend £40-£50

Address Avenida Atlântica 1702, Rio de Janeiro, CEP 22021 001, Brazil

Telephone (UK booking line) 0845 077 2222


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