Fumo launches with VIP party

Glittering open day for new Bullring restaurant.

San Carlo Fumo Selfridges, Bull Ring Birmingham

The multi-award winning Italian restaurant company, San Carlo Group has launched its latest venture in the Midlands with a lavish VIP party.

Specially invited guests sipped cocktails and sampled fabulous Italian canapes as they became the first to see inside the stylish new Fumo Selfridges Birmingham, a stunning £1m 3,000 sqft restaurant and bar located on the fouthth floor of the luxury department store, overlooking the iconic Bullring.

The exclusive evening showcased the skills of the all Italian team including classic cocktail creations, an incredible Fresh Porcini and White Truffle Risotto presented in a whole wheel of Parmesan, served by San Carlo Group’s Executive Chef and live musical entertainment from saxophonist ‘Dax’.

Set to be a haven for foodies and cocktail connoisseurs, Fumo serves an all-day menu of ‘cicchetti’, delicious, regional Italian small plate dishes, to share or eat alone and a specials menu features options exclusive to the Selfridges venue. The feature bar specialises in cocktails and Laurent Perrier champagne, with a selection of signature cocktails unique to the new Fumo.

Fumo at Selfridges is the third Birmingham restaurant and bar from the independently owned San Carlo Group which operates 17 leading Italian restaurants in the UK including the much loved original San Carlo on Temple Street and the critically acclaimed Fumo on Waterloo Street.