Rio Boteco

The Institute of Light

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12:15 - 22:00
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Pop-Up, Food & Drink, Sport, Film Screenings
Background Music
Over 18


The Institute of Light, Hackney’s newest collaborative space, launches in London Fields this June. Comprising an art-house repertory cinema; a vinyl record store; restaurant and bar; coffee shop and bookshop; The Institute of Art will be a one-stop cultural hub in this burgeoning quarter of East London, located in an enigmatic arch and opening out to an intimate courtyard. 

Perfectly poised to celebrate the event of summer - The Rio Olympics - The Institute of Light have partnered with renowned Brazilian event organisers MargoCamilo, to launch, ‘Rio Boteco’ – a contemporary Pop Up take on the Brazilian “corner shop pub”. 

Utilising “Boteco” as a vehicle to showcase both Brazilian culture and eclectic gastronomic heritage, Rio Boteco brings a comprehensively upscaled menu of traditional tapas and street food, complimented by a fusion of traditional Brazilian comfort dishes.

Signature dishes will include;

Vaca Malandra (slow cooked short ribs with cassava gratin)

Moqueca de peixe e camarão (fresh seafood stew with coconut and palm oil curry)

A rework of the traditional Pastel de Siri (a typical fast food dish consisting of a crab filled, thin crust, fried pie).

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The Institute of Light
Arch 376 10 Helmsley Place, London, E8 3SB

Nearest station:
London Fields (Rail)


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Rio Boteca had really nice food and service. The location was great and we found the whole place (cinema, bar tec.) really good. Great for a nice summer night out in London. Agnes visited The Institute of Light on 09 Aug 2016
12 Aug 2016 by Agnes

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