Impero opened on 6th March in Portishead, (one of Europe’s fastest growing towns), North Somerset, taking over what used to be a Budgens. Its 136 covers are split between the ground floor and an outside area at the front that will become a sun-worshiper’s haven come the summer months.
Impero is the first Lounge to feature murals. The 25ft high paintings of Portishead Power Station and Lighthouse were created by local artist Dan Coughlan and can be seen as you walk up the stairs at the rear of the building.
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