Who is Luis?
Luis was a notorious and wealthy Peruvian hustler from the 1960’s who married the daughter of one of Japans biggest crime leaders. This is the tale inspiring a brand new restaurant in Bondi featuring the best of Peruvian and Japanese culinary worlds.
Inspired by South American cuisine, Luis Tans, is about to bring you unique Latin American street food with refined Asian accents. It will open in between Campbell Parade and Gould Street where Paper Planes used to trade.
Walk inside and you will find fitted leather lounges, recycled timber and distressed Peruvian style finishes. You will notice the striking contrast to the Japanese elements of neon lights and festoon lanterns at Luis Tans. The vibrant red and green palette draws a line to each culture, toned down by the aged stone and wood around the venue.
Brought to you by the winnings of two TV Personalities- Ryan Ginns (Big Brother + The Grounds of Alexandria) and Nathan Jolliffe (The Amazing Race + Canteen), who have teamed up with Raul Gonzales (Backroom and Brooklyn Social) and Shane Moran (Ruby Rabbit). Between them, they bring extensive knowledge in hospitality, design and entrepreneurial skills. Line them up side by side and they also resemble that of a teen sensation boy band.
The Venezuelan Head Chef Alejandro Franco Lancini, has previously worked as a personal chef to high profile celebrities and billionaires throughout Europe and the US.
‘We are excited to introduce the Latin American street food with an Asian influence to Bondi and offer Sydney-siders something unique. Luis Tans will be edgy, with an emphasis on excellent food and stylish drinks in a beautiful, relaxed atmosphere.’ says Raul Gonzales.
Expect South American rums and pisco, Japanese whiskies and sake brought to you by Quynh Nguyen, formerly of China Diner.
Luis Tans opens in July serving lunch, dinner and drinks from Tuesday – Sunday.
178 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach
Who is Luis?