England is full of tradition and memories, and this is most visible in the capital, London. Yet, the largest city of the United Kingdom is not living in the past, continually showing off innovation and growth in every aspect, including its art, hotels and restaurants. Today, we bring you 9 of the most striking restaurant interior design projects in London!
We start with Aquavit, a warmly lit space that interior designer Martin Brudnizki has fashioned after the soaring interiors of Gothenburg City Hall in Sweden. An outpost of the two-Michellin starred Aquavit in New York, this restaurant wont dissappoint in either design nor cuisine!
A casual dining place, Eneko is Basque chef Eneko Atxa’s restaurant in the One Aldwych hotel. Outfitted by London-based firm Casson Mann, who smartly addressed the challenges of the restaurant’s basement location with an intelligent design and a strong attention to detail, this a perfect choice for a light meal and a drink.
Renamed after the late David Collins, the Berkeley hotel’s Collins Room was spruced up by the London-based designer Robert Angell. Featuring Collins’ favoutite colours, lavender and blue, this restaurant has a beautiful mood and splendorous details.
A private club, The Groucho Club, has been open since 1985 and has grown exponentially. Architect Michaelis Boyd’s challenge was to work with the Groucho’s creative director Alice Anthony and director of art Nicky Carter to harmonise the different rooms to provide guests with a fluid and unique hospitality design. The result is a mingle of old and contemporary styles that you can’t miss!
Created by the talented Anthony Demetre and the luxury hospitality brand Searcys, the Urban Coterie looks over from the 17th floor to Central London. Tonik Associates have invested the space with trapezoid shaped windows, brass and leather trim, white marble, and low-slung dining chairs clad in light pastel leather, creating a luxurious restaurant.
The Langham Hotel Club is an illustrious and sophisticated place, with the cuisine of talented Chef Roux. Featuring BRABBU Contract’s pieces, such as NANOOK and SIKA, it has class written all over it, trully a must visit location in London!
The Percy & Founders is set within the Fitzroy Place development in Fitzrovia. The all-day diner is a nostalgic mix of bespoke joinery, burnished brass and wood panelling. A classy, pub-like restaurant that you simply cannot miss!
This restaurant takes its name from the Frescobaldi family, an Italian dynasty that can trace its roots as far back as 1308. Ristorante Frescobaldi, designed by Autoban, makes clear references to the restaurant’s heritage via hand-painted drawings and framed pictures set against a backdrop of ceramic tiles, wooden panels, and a decidedly contemporary façade with fully retractable floor-to-ceiling windows.
At last, The Map Room at Claridge’s. With guests increasingly mixing business with leisure, this space is perfectly in tune with the modern traveller, offering a setting for reading and relaxing as well as meeting with clients. Featuring a wall map crafted from massacar and walnut veneer, it is a perfect location if you’re visiting London for business purposes!