ONA Le Toit and Grupo Habita collide
A pop-up collaboration to drool over
Berlin - Since opening its doors in summer 2020, Círculo Mexicano has captured the hearts of the neighborhood through the immaculate design for which Grupo Habita is known and its contribution to the local social scene. Here, 24 rooms and suites are housed in a traditional 'patio house' in the storied Centro Histórico of Mexico City. Conceived with the mission to be a neighborhood cultural haven, the team is now backing up the claim with the launch of the pop-up concept ONA Le Toit, by the celebrated team behind Paris' ONA. From April 16, 2021, for one month only, Chef Romain Tischenko (Le Galopin, La Cave à Michel) will bring his signature French bistro ethos to the elevated dining scene of the Mexican capital city. www.designhotels.com/circulo-mexicano
Located on the rooftop, as its name would suggest, ONA Le Toit's 20 seats (plus a private chef's table of eight seats) will serve lunch and dinner in addition to a full wine bar serving only natural wines. Designed by Ambrosi & Etchegaray Architects, the restaurant, pool, and bar area are an extension of the hotel's overarching theme of fluid and seamless design dictated by simplicity. To heighten the experiential side of the project, Luca Pronzato and Grupo Habita have together selected furniture pieces by La Metropolitana, an interdisciplinary design studio founded in Mexico City by architect Alejandro Gutiérrez and industrial designers Rodrigo Escobedo and Mauricio Guerrero. This 12th project from Grupo Habita further cements Carlos Couturier and Moisés Micha's reputation as bold visionaries led by hometown heart.
With its richly varied regional cuisine, thriving art scene and diverse landscapes, Mexico has plenty to explore. Discover even more with Design Hotels' Mexico Destination Guide.
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