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Fantastico! The first Cecconi's outside London opens at Bicester Village

The famous Italian restaurant has just opened its first British outpost beyond the capital at Bicester Village in Oxfordshire. Take a look inside the new Cecconi's in our gallery.
7th Dec 2022
Member News Fantastico! The first Cecconi's outside London opens at Bicester Village

Bicester Village and Soho House & Co have just opened the doors to a new Cecconi’s at the luxury shopping destination – making it the first Cecconi's restuarant here in the UK to venture outside the capital. The classic-contemporary restaurant brings a fresh taste of northern Italy to the Oxfordshire countryside, and joins fellow Soho House & Co dining establihment, Farmshop Restaurant & Cafe, at Bicester Village.

The perfect complement to the heady mix of high-end fashion and lifestyle brands on offer at Bicester Village, Cecconi’s focuses as much on service and ambience as it does on using the finest ingredients. Handmade pastas, oven-baked pizzas, fresh seafood and cicchetti and wholesome, seasonal mains are matched by a stylish setting, buzzy atmosphere and attentive, friendly staff.

 

Founded in 1978 by Enzo Cecconi, general manager of the famous Cipriani in Venice, Cecconi’s brought to London the theatricality of food and the spectacle of five-star hospitality so loved by the Italian cognoscenti. In 2005, Soho House & Co took ownership of the Mayfair restaurant and subsequently opened sister restaurants in West Hollywood, Miami, Istanbul, Berlin, Barcelona, New York and Mumbai, as well as inside Walpole member The Ned in the City of London.

Take a look inside in our gallery below.

"Italian food is loved around the world, and for nearly 20 years, our members and guests have enjoyed Cecconi’s authentic Venetian food and warm hospitality," says Nick Jones, Founder and CEO of Soho House & Co. "Bringing this much-loved restaurant and pizza bar to Bicester Village for locals and shoppers to enjoy is an exciting moment for Cecconi’s in the UK.”

"Soho House & Co shares our belief that hospitality is the key to outstanding experience," says José Luis Duran, CEO of Value Retail Europe, which operates The Bicester Collection. "We welcome Cecconi’s passion, attention to detail and rigour in delivering memorable experiences. The opening of the restaurant marks an exciting new chapter for our founding Village."

Cecconi's is now open at Bicester Village, 50 Pingle Drive, Bicester, Oxon, OX26 6WD. thebicestercollection.com

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