This is what happens when the man behind one of the world’s best bars turns his hands to restaurants

Published on on 2nd November 2017

If you’ve been keenly following the London bar scene, or indeed, the bar scene anywhere in the world, the chances are, you’ll have heard of Ryan Chetiyawardana.

Known as Mr Lyan, Chetiyawardana burst onto the scene in 2013 with his first bar, the super sustainable White Lyan.

The concept meant there were no perishables under his roof – no fruit, and crucially, no ice. Branded spirits were also off the menu and replaced with tinctures and liqueurs made in-house.



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