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Ready to open: seafood bar Marea will open at Newstead Hotel in Paget tomorrow (Photograph supplied)

A new seafood bar, Marea, will open at Newstead Hotel in Paget tomorrow.

Marea, which means ‘tide’ in Italian, is part of phase two of the opening of fine dining seafood restaurant, Auròra.

General manager Costanzo DiMeglio said: “There is no other fresh seafood bar in Bermuda overlooking the ocean and we believe it creates an experience for diners unlike no other. We are very grateful to Newstead and Bacardi, who believed in and supported this new venture.”

Marea is located on the pool level and has views overlooking Hamilton Harbour.

The fresh seafood bar is open for dinner from 6pm to 9pm, and the open for seated table service from 4pm onwards.

The bar on ice will be serving raw oysters, Alaskan king crab legs, Jonah crab claws, poached Maine lobster and other items. Appetisers include ceviche of the day, steamed mussels and clams, poached tiger shrimp cocktail and miso gazpacho. Also on offer is caviar at market price, specialty sushi and salads.

There are a variety of champagnes, beers, wines, proseccos on offer, and the cocktail menu includes Matcha Point with Pimms, and Japanese gin, matcha, strawberry, lemon and mint.

Happy Oyster Hour is Wednesday to Friday from 4pm to 6pm with introductory specials. This week from tomorrow to Saturday there will be live entertainment from 5pm to 8pm with Tony Brannon playing hits on his acoustic guitar from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s. After this week, live entertainment will continue into the summer every Friday and Saturday.

There is parking at Newsteadm and a ferry stop, Hodsdon’s Ferry, at the hotel. The latest ferry schedule is available at marineandports.bm

Also completed as part of phase two is a “state-of-the-art, private dining location” called The Cove. Private events, corporate meetings and parties can be held at The Cove.

Marea and Auròra are open seven days a week for dinner. Auròra also serves breakfast and lunch daily, as well as brunch every Sunday. For reservations call 232-8686 or e-mail ga@aurora.bm. Visit www.aurora.bm for menus and more information.

Ready to open: seafood bar Marea will open at Newstead Hotel in Paget tomorrow (Photograph supplied)
Ready to open: new restaurant The Cove will open at Newstead Hotel in Paget tomorrow (Photograph supplied)

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Published May 19, 2021 at 7:26 am (Updated May 19, 2021 at 7:26 am)

Seafood bar opening at Newstead Hotel

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