Ametsa with Arzak Instruction

London / United Kingdom / 2013

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To create a space dedicated to the celebration and enjoyment of  exquisite food. It was important that the restaurant be flexible and  able to work with the addition of a private dining room to the main dining area or as one singular restaurant. It needed to dovetail with existing architecture but also to act as an oasis in the centre of the hotel and provide a stage where the food can perform.

To create a space with a strong functional flow that supports and enhances the consumption of exquisite food. To make sure that the diner can see, smell and taste the food without distraction whilst the front of house effortless operates the space around them. Ultimately it is to create a strong identity for the restaurant

A wave-like ceiling, created from seven thousand delicate glass receptacles filled with vibrantly coloured spices, form a warm glittering canopy. Mirrors along one wall are engraved with illustrations of the spices hanging above. Large perforated doors partially screen the restaurant from the entrance while an angled oak floor invites diners inside. Lacquered walls create a calm interior where the food shines.

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    To create a space dedicated to the celebration and enjoyment of  exquisite food. It was important that the restaurant be flexible and  able to work with the addition of a private dining room to the main dining area or as one singular restaurant. It needed to dovetail with existing architecture but also to act as an oasis in the centre of the hotel and provide a stage where the food can perform.To create a space with a strong functional flow that supports and enhances the consumption...

    Project details
    • Year 2013
    • Work started in 2012
    • Work finished in 2013
    • Client Como Holdings (UK) Ltd.
    • Status Completed works
    • Type Restaurants
    Lovers 15 users