• With spectacular views of the city, this new gastronomic proposal will also offer an original cocktail bar in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.
• Michelle Friedman, State Secretary of Tourism of the state of Yucatán cut the inaugural ribbon on Thursday, December 9th.
Mérida, Yucatán, (December 9, 2021) – The Courtyard By Marriott Mérida Downtown hotel operated by Grupo Presidente, which recently opened last April, now comes up with a totally different proposal for the “White City”, the Asian cuisine restaurant Kioyu Skylounge, located on the hotel rooftop.
In partnership with the renowned Yucatecan Chef Pedro Evia, Kioyu Skylounge offers spectacular views of the city in a relaxed and fun atmosphere and an extensive menu of dishes featuring Thai, Japanese, Chinese and Korean cuisines.
With its privileged location on the corner of Colón and Calle 62, Kioyu is the perfect spot for lunch or dinner, or simply to sip on a cocktail while watching the sunset.
The Secretary of Tourism of the state of Yucatán gave a few words of congratulations to Chef Evia and the Kioyu team and highlighted the importance of continuing to expand the great gastronomic offer that the state already has. , with new proposals of contemporary international cuisine.
The recipes on the menu were meticulously created by Chef Evia, and among the dishes, we can mention Bao buns, vegetarian steamed wheat flour rolls, pork belly, short rib, and shrimp tempura
Rolls of tuna, smoked eel and salmon sushi
Gyozas Chinese dumplings stuffed with short rib or ground beef with vegetables;
Selection of Singapore and Hong Kong street food style stir fry noodles with vegetables and black sauces;
Moo choy short rib juice with oriental roots and spices
Classic Thai Green Papaya Salad, Vegetarian Dumplings, Chinese Style Fried Rice.
And to sweeten the palate, chocolate cake filled with green tea ganash, or Thai tea mousse with vanilla sauce.
Some cocktails from the original Kioyu Skylounge beverage offer are: Japanesse Sour: classic sour with shake technique with egg white, yuzu kosho syrup, coffee bitter, and Japanese whiskey; Pink calpis: cocktail with clarification technique based on Japanese calpico, cranberry, strawberry and lemon juice with corn sochu;
Satsuma: cocktail made with peach shrup, sake, lemon grass tea, and grapefruit juice, or Gaijin, made with mezcal, sake, clarified cucumber juice, Midori and smoked rosemary syrup, among others.
The Courtyard By Marriott Mérida Downtown hotel is located on iconic Avenida Colon, one of the most important in the city, in front of the new Yucatán International Congress Center and a few meters from the famous Paseo Montejo. The luxury hotel has 208 rooms fully equipped and designed in a modern and contemporary style. Its gastronomic proposal also includes the Napa restaurant, which offers international and Yucatecan cuisine.
Open every day from 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
DJ music from Wednesday to Sunday
Capacity for 35 people
Social networks: @KioyouSkylounge
Reservations: 9994543000 ext. 5605
Courtyard By Marriott Mérida is located at Av. Colón 504, between Calle 62 and Calle 60, Colonia Centro, 97000 Mérida, Yucatán.
Kioyu Mérida restaurant in the Skylounge of the Courtyard by Marriott Mérida Downtown hotel
Press release issued by Courtyard By Marriott Mérida
About Grupo Presidente
Grupo Presidente is a Mexican company dedicated to the operation and administration of hotels, restaurants, and residences for the elderly. In the hotel branch, the InterContinental Hotels Group has three divisions: luxury with Presidente InterContinental®, in the middle segment with Holiday Inn®, and Staybridge Suites® brand hotels, and recently added to its portfolio the first boutique hotel Kimpton Aluna Tulum.