Fino opened in September 2008 having previously been a Blockbusters video shop. Fino is one of the largest of 'the Lounges' comprising a massive ground floor trading area and smaller area (albeit the size of Porto's entire trading area!) upstairs.
As an ex-Blockbusters, and sticking with our philosophy of each Lounges' prefix name ending in an ‘o', we did contemplate using Video Lounge as a name… And then we had a reality check.
Fino was the 1st Lounge to have a cake stand (mmm, cake…). The cake stand proved so popular that we put one in every Lounge.
Inspired by our local communities, we decided to have a month–long fundraising extravaganza where each Lounge raised money for a charity of their choice and we called it #LocalLounging. So, that’s what we did …and off we all went! We saw…Read more