New Opening: Bluebird Takes A Bite Of The Big Apple

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The iconic Chelsea restaurant is set to open its third site in the heart of Manhattan this September

Calling all NYC foodies! September 2018 marks the next step in Bluebird’s expansion as D&D London’s celebrated restaurant arrives in the heart of Manhattan. Set within an impressive 10,400-square-foot space on the 3rd floor of Time Warner Centre, Columbus Circle, the new venture will mark D&D London’s first restaurant to open in the US.

Bluebird London in New York will encompass the buzz and familiar charm of the original Bluebird Chelsea; a London landmark on the King’s Road. Its New York sister site will bring a chic, all-day drinking and dining destination to Midtown Manhattan, serving up modern dining with firmly British roots.

Designed by CetraRuddy, the same team behind Sushi Samba’s eccentric interiors in London, guests can enjoy a bright and bold colour palette against a backdrop of Central Park views.

A relaxed and stylish destination from breakfast to dinner, Bluebird will feature an all-day café seating 88, alongside a 102 cover restaurant, a private dining room and a bar & lounge.

Helmed by Executive Chef Nicolas Houlbert, Bluebird’s menu will change with the seasons, with most food sourced from local and independent producers. Meanwhile, the drinks offering will be both from the US and Europe featuring cocktails, beers and wines including much-loved favourites from Chelsea.

Chairman and Chief Executive Des Gunewardena says of the opening, “We are all incredibly excited about bringing Bluebird to New York – we could not have picked a more prime location and are delighted to be working with the team from Related.
Bluebird is quintessentially British, celebrated for its buzz, glamour and food in London, and we are thrilled to be bringing this to New York city.”

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