First look at the stunning new Mexican restaurant opening at the Mailbox & how to get to the soft launch

The Mayan will be Birmingham’s first fine-dining modern Mexican restaurant - here’s all the info on opening dates and how to get to the soft launch
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Ever wondered what it’s like to travel to Mexico?

Well, if you haven’t been lucky enough to take a trip over to America a new restaurant is opening at the Mailbox offering an immersive culinary experience of all things Mexican - and it’s opening on Monday, July 10.

We love Mexican food in Birmingham, as the popularity of venues like Bodega Cantina, Perios, Las Iguanas and Tierra proves. But The Mayan, set to welcome customers this summer, will be the first fine dining modern Mexican restaurant and bar of its kind in the city.

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And the venue will be much more than just a place to eat and drink; the team are promising guests an enchanting culinary experience that celebrates the vibrant and diverse culture of Mexico - making it the go-to destination for food enthusiasts and cocktail connoisseurs alike. They say diners will be transported to a world where traditional Mexican cuisine meets contemporary artistry.

What’s on the menu at The Mayan at the Mailbox?

The menu at The Mayan is set to showcase traditional Mexican dishes with a contemporary twist. Every dish promises to be presented elegantly, showcasing the culinary artistry of the talented team of chefs. Guests can expect to savour fine-dining style tacos, empanadas, Mexican stews, asado (succulent grilled meats section) and ceviche.

To complement the exceptional culinary offerings, The Mayan presents a thoughtfully curated selection of mezcal, tequila, and other premium spirits. Guests can indulge in expertly crafted cocktails based on the heritage and myths of the Mayan empire, elevating the drinking experience and enticing the senses with unique and creative combinations.

The Mayan at the Mailbox in Birmingham city centreThe Mayan at the Mailbox in Birmingham city centre
The Mayan at the Mailbox in Birmingham city centre

What is the inspiration for the did the stunning decor?

The Mayan’s captivating ambiance is designed by Andrii Yeksarov, director and creative partner of ATRIO. The stunning décor of the Mayan is a result Andrii’s 14+ years of experience in interior design and architecture. His mission is to redefine the landscape of the hospitality industry in the UK.

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Inspired by the mesmerising golden era of the Mayans, the decor features a sophisticated blend of dark tones and gold accents, providing a luxurious backdrop for memorable meals and intimate gatherings. Overlooking the picturesque canals, The Mayan offers a breath-taking view that enhances the dining experience and transports guests to a world of serenity and beauty.

The Mayan Mexican restaurant to open at Mailbox in Birmingham city centreThe Mayan Mexican restaurant to open at Mailbox in Birmingham city centre
The Mayan Mexican restaurant to open at Mailbox in Birmingham city centre

"We are thrilled to introduce you The Mayan, located on the vibrant canal side of the Mailbox," said Sharath Sundar, Operations Manager. "Our vision is to showcase the richness of Mexican cuisine in a modern and refined setting. From the moment guests step through our doors, they will be enveloped in an atmosphere inspired by the essence of Mexico while enjoying an extraordinary gastronomic adventure. We are dedicated to creating an immersive experience for our guests."

How can I find out more - and can I get to the soft launch?

For more information, updates, and invite to the soft launch, visit The Mayan or follow The Mayan on Instagram @TheMayanMailbox.

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