London’s Sexy Fish Is Coming To Brickell Flatiron

The rumors are true: Sexy Fish is opening at the newly completed Brickell Flatiron tower.

The Sexy Fish restaurant will span two floors with 35 foot ceiling heights, with 14,432 square feet of space, according to a construction permit filing.

The restaurant’s construction cost is estimated at $1.275 million, the permit states. That doesn’t include the cost of decoration and artwork for the space.

Sexy Fish is known for appealing to London’s ultra-wealthy, according to reviews by The Guardian and The Spectator. Decorations there include fish lamps and a crocodile by Frank Gehry, along with mermaids by Damien Hirst. There are also lavish ceiling murals and Persian onyx marble, with the total cost to build and design the restaurant said to be over $26 million.

In total, Flatiron includes 24,800 square feet of commercial space. It was sold by Ugo Colombo to an investor group for $22.5 million, or $907 per square foot, in a deal that closed last month.

SF Miami LLC filed for the construction permit with Miami’s Building Department last week to build out the restaurant.

 

 

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Anonymous

Ok, so my broke ass can’t eat there. Cool.

Anonymous

I know right. They need a Chilis or TGI Fridays there.

Anonymous

I can’t afford those either. lol. I was thinking more like BK or Mcdonalds with coupons. lol

Anonymous

Bruh! LOL

Anonymous

The struggle is real my friend. lol

Anonymous

Ewwwwww. Go to hialeah

Anonymous

Who told you BK and McD are cheap?
For the quality is horrible

Anonymous

That’s why he said ” with coupons “

Anonymous

There is a BK literally 3 blocks down the street. Maybe not for long but for now it is still there.

Anonymous

Longhorn Steakhouse

Ex-Londoner now in 33132

What Miami needs–self-dubbed a World Class City—is a BRITISH PUB.
How can the 305 be international without even a British pub???

Anonymous

Why don’t you open one?

Anonymous

CocoWalk had a Chili’s before the mall was turned into a cold sad monstrosity. Maybe Mary Brickell Village could get The Cheesecake Factory or something instead of more damn tapas bar that come and go more than one changes underwear.

Anonymous

Bayside has a very lovely Chili’s. It is only 10 blocks from MBV, and a short Metromover ride.
Best of both worlds….public transportation AND Chili’s!!!!

PF Cheng’s should be enough to satiate the suburban crowd.

Anonymous

Hopefully the suburbs satiate the suburban crowd and keep the rift raft out of downtown.

Anonymous

There are more than enough Cheesecake factories, and yet I haven’t been to one since 1998. I would much rather have more tapas bars.

Anonymous

They need a real affordable local restaurant, not another gross chain that makes our country unhealthy while paying minimum wage.

Anonymous

Wow. Something different for Miami: An ultra expensive restaurant that most residents cant go to. Maybe last 12 months? 18 tops. Maybe another money laundering epic! Houston’s or Hillstone or even a Seasons 52 would have really been better. For all of us – not just the 1%.

Anonymous

well said. this is a joke

Anonymous

All the highest grossing restaurants in Miami are high end concepts: Zuma, Nobu, Joe’s, Hillstone, and a lot of people don’t have an issue with bills of $150/$200 PP. So it’s AN AMAZING NEWS!!! Great to get some world class restaurants in this city! For the others Wynwood is welcoming you!!!

Anonymous

I can’t afford a brand new Mercedes.. so, should Mercedes Benz stop making cars because of my and people like me dilemmas?

Anonymous

Flatiron is a so-called 1% building. If you want Houston’s tier, it’s called Bayside.

Anonymous

yo chill Houstons is super good

Anonymous

No one calls it that.

Anonymous

Is there anyone of these Anonyostradamuses who will put their money where their posts are?? I’ll be you $1,000 that SexyFish will last more than 12 months. Another $1,000 if it’s “18 Tops”.

Anonymous

Dude, that’s like a months salary for them, they can’t bat you that?!

Anonymous

or don’t go you bitter socialist.

Magazine

I think this will do very well if it has a nightclub / lounge type vibe to it, similar to Komodo. If this is similar to Tao Downtown in NYC, I think it will do very well. If it is strictly a high priced restaurant, maybe not so much.

I wish Tao Group would come to Miami, though I’ve heard they have a gentleman’s agreement with Dave Grutman’s group to be hands off. Maybe that changes now that he has sold a big chunk to Live Nation?

Anonymous

Dude – Tao is considered laughable to anyone that lives there. It is for touristy types – you know, people from Miami.

Magazine

uhh, yeah, that is 100% wrong.

Ex-Londoner now in 33132

Good bits of London landing in the 305 can only improve us!
—-

Anonymous

Looks like you may need to take a bank loan to eat there.

Anonymous

They’re catering to people with money in Miami and tourist with money to burn. People like you better stick to places like Burger King and Waffle House.

Ex-Londoner now in 33132

NEWS: Another swanky London restaurant THE BEAST is opening inside the Miami Women’s Club in late 2020/early 2021 too.

Anonymous

Do you like fish sticks?
Do you like putting fish sticks in your mouth?

Then you will love the Sexy Fish!

Anonymous

Are you a gay fish?

Anonymous

No!!!! Why does everyone keep asking me that!!!

-Kanye West

Anonymous

i don’t like fish in my mouth. i prefer meat. or a sausage. a big one. sexy sausage that’s a place i’m gonna open

Anonymous

That’s what she said!

Anonymous

This looks like a really expensive restaurant on par with Nobu. Not sure if it will work in Brickell. Many restaurants have come on gone in this area and the ones that stay seem to have more moderate prices. I guess time will tell.

Anonymous

This will bring the Elite to brickell and it will stay

Anonymous

Brickell is going down a notch from where it was even a few years ago. Trashy patrons and mediocre places to eat.

Anonymous

LOL – because someone can go there for dinner on a credit card that makes them elite? how about stupid.

I love BRKL

Komodo, Sugar, Zuma, Petite Maison and Marion are doing very well…same clientele!! Great addition to Brickell! The haters can stay in Wynwood, lovely place during the weekends!

Anonymous

And Nusret!
Haters gonna hate

Anonymous

True! I got that wrong. After a $350 lunch (without wine), I predicted Nasuret would be gone by Easter. 2 years later….the guy is still going strong. The steak is freaking phenomenal.

Anonymous

Steak is amazing but service has always been lackluster. Still going strong though.

Anonymous

True. Marion is the bomb! I love going there on the weekend.

Anonymous

Really? The most expensive restaurants in the area are thriving. The Turkish butcher guy is still going. Le Petite Maison cost me $580 for a 3 person lunch, and Cipriani isn’t cheap either.
What is the most expensive place in Brickell that has failed????
I can think a several middle of the road (read: Kendall/Midtown/Aventura) restaurants that failed in Brickell, however the really expensive ones seem to fair rather well.
The only one that I can think of is that SLS (1300 S Miami Ave) seafood restaurant…are there others??

Anonymous

Forget trying to make sense to some of these people… they would rather stick to eating in cheap restaurants in Miami that get closed down because of filth, flies, cock roaches, and mice.

Anonymous

I did check this out in person and can confirm the sidewalks are OK.

Anonymous

Still too narrow.

Anonymous

Stop getting drunk and walking down them.

Anonymous

How do I give you double thumbs?!?!?

Anonymous

Sexy food for Sexy people.

Anonymous

5 stars

Anonymous

Damn, yous a sexy fish…..damn girl

The dude who leaves in the Flatiron!

Cool venue, we know it forever already, $1,275M it’s only for the kitchen equipment! Will open probably in 2021 at the best! Ugo is the man who brought Zuma, nice to see that we stay with the same standard in this new cool building!

Anonymous

I don’t understand… you “leaves” in the Flatiron?

Anonymous

I don’t understand…Ugo “bought” Zuma, or does Arjun Waney own the restaurant and Ugo owns the commercial real estate.
Ugo does NOT own the commercial real estate where Sexy Fish is going.

Anonymous

Amazing

Thomas Shelby

Brought to you by the Pleaky Blinders.

Anonymous

I wonder who the architect is

Claudia

From the UK menu online, looks expensive but highly variable depending on what you get. I’d do take out and maybe get the chicken wings for 6.2 pounds + the kimchi fried rice for 9.2 pounds. That would be around 15.4 pounds including taxes, so $20 all in. Not cheap by any means, but also not crazy given other prices in the area, IF the food is actually good, which remains to be seen.

In any case, I’d much rather see a local restaurant over another chain. Why does Miami have to import everything? I love Europe, but I would also love to see a more locavore scene that focuses on celebrating fresh ingredients from the South FL region. Over time S. FL would really benefit from nurturing local restaurants, at every price level from high end down to food trucks.

Anonymous

too funny. what a joke.