Las Iguanas throw open the doors of their latest restaurant on 25th April bringing a fiesta of lovely Latino flavours to Basingstoke.
The latest addition to a tasty dining quarter at Festival Place shopping centre, Las Iguanas is located outside next to Festival Square, and just a quick samba away from the cinema. Inside you’ll find a big dose of South American style; think tropical fans, retro metalwork chandeliers and comfy banquette seating across two floors, accommodating diners and cocktail aficionados alike. The restaurant also benefits from a bustling outside piazza, the perfect spot for people watching on lazy summer days.
Diners at Las Iguanas can expect a new spring menu bursting with Latin American classics and contemporary cooking, made fresh to order by the team of ‘proper’ chefs. Fish lovers will enjoy new additions Ceviche in tiger’s milk with sweet potato crisps, pan-fried Sea Bass Achiote and a traditional Moqueca de Piexe mild Brazilian curry with coconut and fresh tomato sauce. Ribs take on a Cuban twist with a sticky Havana Club glaze and there is a rainbow of colour in the Fiesta Ensalada with butternut, avocado, roquito peppers and charred corn. It’s sunshine on a plate.
For those with a sweet tooth the desserts are characteristically yummy, from Dulce de Leche Cheesecake to cinnamon dusted Churros. For a lighter end to your meal try the new Mojito Jelly with lemon & lime sorbet.
And then there are the cocktails. In the year that the Olympics hits Rio, sample the taste of Brazil with a Caiprinha or two, made from Las Iguana’s very own cachaça distilled near to the Brazilian capital itself. Enjoy them 2 for 1 as part of the legendary happy hour, now boasting 25 cocktails and coolers to celebrate las Iguanas’ 25th Birthday this year. Or bring plenty of friends and try the sharing cocktails served up in big skulls and kitsch pineapples.