Maldives – 20 December 2023 On COMO Cocoa Island, the Konro Grill and Bar, a special pop-up restaurant providing wonderful yakitori and an excellent sake bar, is now open. The pop-up, which is open now until April 10th, 2024, combines the art of yakitori with a stunning sake bar. This one-of-a-kind dining experience promises a blend of Japanese flavors against the stunning backdrop of the island’s powder soft white beaches.
Enjoy the enticing fragrances of fresh veggies, meats, and seafood skewers masterfully grilled on a traditional Konro grill right in front of you. Guests can savor premium Tajima Wagyu with beautiful marbling that gives the meat a rich, buttery flavor; Glacier 51 Toothfish with its delicate sweetness, sometimes referred to as the wagyu of the sea; and brussels sprouts with miso and dancing bonito for extra umami.
Enthusiasts of Japanese spirits can indulge in a curated selection of premium sake, including the illustrious IWA 5 Assemblage 2, Junmai Daiginjo crafted by Richard Geoffroy, former Chef de Cave at Dom Pérignon. Additionally, Japanese beers and inventive cocktails, such as The Green Konro signature cocktail, featuring Shirataki “Pink” Jukusei no Jozen Mizunogotoshi, Midori liqueur, pineapple juice and Scrappy’s Bitters, promise an unparalleled sensory experience.
Enjoy breathtaking views of the beach, especially at sunset or under a starry sky, at this location, which is open from the afternoon till late. Take in the alluring ambiance of this specially designed pop-up restaurant, which was made using only local materials and aims to recreate the traditional Japanese food cart experience in the heart of COMO Cocoa Island’s tropical paradise.