Terence Conran has relaunched his Soho restaurant Mezzo as a Spanish eatery and bar, renaming it Meza. The space, in London’s Wardour Street, has been adapted to house Cuban cocktail bar Floridita London on the ground level, while Meza occupies the first floor. Next door is Casa del Habano, a luxury cigar boutique and lounge. The Floridita London and Casa del Habano venues are a joint venture between Conran Holdings and Cuban company Havana Holdings. Interior designs for each of the bar and restaurant areas is by Conran & Partners (DW 10 June).
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