With new eating places opening in London on a regular basis, Dezeen editor-at-large Amy Frearson picks out eight the place the inside design is simply as attention-grabbing as what’s on the menu.
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Folie, Soho, by Studio KO
Having beforehand designed the infamous Chiltern Firehouse, Studio KO aimed to resurrect “the sensuality and glamour of the 1960s and 70s” on this Soho eatery, which includes a menu impressed by the Mediterranean delicacies of southern Italy and France.
Curves are in all places, within the luxurious leather-based banquettes, blue velvet armchairs and in a hanging ground that mixes vibrant terrazzo with patterned carpet.
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Spiritland Royal Pageant Corridor, South Financial institution, by HOK
Acoustics are all the pieces on this restaurant geared in the direction of music lovers. Situated within the Royal Pageant Corridor, the house has a extra theatrical inside than the authentic Spiritland in King’s Cross.
Designed by HOK, the house options velvet curtains, leather-based seating cubicles, perforated wood wall panels and stripy lights. Guests can order sharing platters as they take pleasure in assorted performances.
Hélène Darroze at The Connaught, Mayfair, by Pierre Yovanovitch
To mark the 10th anniversary of this already prolific lodge restaurant, French designer Pierre Yovanovitch has utterly overhauled its inside. Furnishings in shades of egg-yolk-yellow and deep pink are set towards a backdrop of bleached wooden panelling and salmon pink partitions.
The design is meant to match the “refined but comforting” delicacies of Michelin-starred French chef Hélène Darroze.
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Padella Shoreditch, Shoreditch, by DayStudio
Shade of ochre and burgundy are paired with multi-hued marble surfaces, richly toned wood furnishings and golden particulars within the second department of this common Italian restaurant. Design workplace DayStudio wished the color palette to be paying homage to the Riva boats that may be discovered dotted alongside the Amalfi coast.
An open kitchen permits diners to look at cooks hand roll the recent pasta each day.
Wilder, Shoreditch, by Kirkwood McCarthy
Legendary British designer Terence Conran is behind this basement restaurant, situated beneath the Boundary London lodge.
As chef Richard McLellan makes use of many wild elements foraged from round London, structure studio Kirkwood McCarthy designed an inside that includes earthy surfaces and grassy sculptures. Excessive ceilings and a wall of spectacular brick vaults give the house a way of grandeur.
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Kolamba, Soho, by Studio Fils and Whitebox London
The tropical modernism of Geoffrey Bawa is recreated inside this Sri Lankan restaurant in Soho. Designers Studio Fils and Whitebox London selected stripped-back supplies, together with aged brickwork, uncooked plasterwork and darkish wooden.
Different references to the island nation embody installations by batik artist Sonali Dharmawardena, paper-style lighting pendants, ornamental ceramics and verdant crops.
Cafe Murano Bermondsey, Bermondsey, by GS Contracts
Chef Angela Hartnett serves up easy, regional Italian dishes on this third department of the favored Cafe Murano. In the identical spirit, the inside is easy and spacious, but made up of a wealthy palette of supplies and textures.
Designed by GS Contracts, the house options vertical glazed tiles in inexperienced and white, textured glass, a timber-panelled bar and industrial-style chandeliers.
Ozone Bethnal Inexperienced, Tower Hamlets, by Field 9
Customized-made plywood benches and tables create cosy seating areas inside this transformed warehouse restaurant, the most recent venue opened by New Zealand-based espresso roaster Ozone.
Cooks put together seasonal dishes with a give attention to sustainability. The inside design, by native studio Field 9, follows the identical method. Easy tables are accompanied by Snøhetta’s S-1500 chairs, that are comprised of recycled ﬁshing nets.
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