Picanha at Fazenda - South American flavours in the centre of Chester

Picanha cut

Picanha cut - Credit: Archant

In Brazil, Picanha is the very best cut of meat, famed for its succulent texture and exceptional flavour. It’s from this celebrated cut that the authentic Brazilian restaurant takes its name.

Salad Bar at Picanha

Salad Bar at Picanha - Credit: Archant

Set in a city steeped in history and boastful of its cultural heritage, Picanha by Fazenda brings a taste of South America amongst decadent surroundings in an atmosphere that depicts the modernity of true ‘churrascaria’ dining; offering guests a truly unique experience.

Fusing the traditional gaúcho-style cooking and rodizio dining that has become increasingly popular in the UK, Picanha by Fazenda offers guests a selection of up to eleven grilled meats of the finest quality. Alongside the signature Picanha (pronounced pee-can-ya), other tender cuts of meat include sirloin (contra-filé), gammon and pineapple (presunto com abacaxi) and the firm favourite lamb (cordeiro).

Pork collar

Pork collar - Credit: Archant

Rodizio, meaning ‘to rotate’, derives from the tradition whereby Passadores offer continuous tableside service, expertly carving each cut as and when you prefer. Guests can use a small double-sided card to control the flow of their meats, requesting their particularly preferred cuts if desired.

The journey, however, extends beyond the succulent selection of meats. Guests can indulge in freshly prepared salads, cured meats and cheeses as well as the traditional Brazilian dish Feijoada (black bean and meat stew) from Picanha’s salad bar.

Dining Room at Picanha

Dining Room at Picanha - Credit: Archant

Passionate about exquisite wines, Picanha’s diverse wine list curated by highly knowledgeable sommeliers features the very best South American wines to perfectly complement the meats, with an offering for all palates.

Races Brunch - May Boodles Festival


Caipirinha - Credit: Archant

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Visiting Chester Racecourse for the May Boodles Festival this year? Join Picanha at Fazenda for a pre-race rodizio brunch during the Boodles May Festival and indulge in their usual selection of grilled meats accompanied by gourmet sides and a complimentary glass of Jeio Prosecco.

Picanha’s rodizio brunch is available from 8th until 10th May, between 11am - 12pm, priced at £18.50. Reservations made after 11.45am will dine from the usual rodizio lunch menu.

To find out more information or to book your pre-race rodizio brunch, contact chester@picanhagrill.co.uk or call 01244 311 839.

For usual reservations, you can book online at picanhagrill.co.uk for bookings of up to 8 guests.


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City Gates, 27 Newgate St, Chester, CH1 1DQ

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