Fine dining

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about fine dining

Project • By yellow office architectureRestaurants

Kane - New Romanian Cuisine

A culinary experience highlighted by the setting of our new home one of the most iconic buildings in Bucharest. Part of the identity of Kane is the interior of the house which was rebuilt to reflect what happens when you invite craftsmen to be progressive and bring their craft into modernity. (source: KANE - New Romanian Cuisine) More

Project • By ivpartnersRestaurants

Punjab Grill | Kochi - Kerala

LuLu Mall, Kochi forms the largest shopping mall in India, with an average daily footfall of more than eighty thousand people, this urban hub has become one of the most visited places in the state of Kerala. Arriving into South Indian coast’s most sought after destination is Punjab Grill- a fine dining restaurant, from the heart of North, bringing in an immensely flavorful cuisine to their tables.   This sumptuous design narrative of venerable “Punjab Grill” confers onto a modern classic approach blending the whiff of the cuisine with the overall interior language. The idea was to set-up a dining space that could become a go-to destination and a warm habitat for a daytime hangout while serving as a sit-down private... More

Project • By PENSONBars

Bluebells Restaurant

Designed and delivered in just 4 weeks, Bluebells Restaurant in Ascot combines sumptuous luxury-inspired glamour and a delicious but accessible fine dining menu.   10 years ago, Bluebells Restaurant in Wentworth, Surrey was conceived by PENSON as a snug and imaginative heart-warming dining experience. Now, a second venue in Ascot has been enjoying that same visionary design that makes people feel welcome and relaxed.    As the case with any restaurant worth its salt, the design concept for Bluebells Restaurant took its direction from the menu and impeccable hospitality of its owners. It’s all about textures and elevated elegance. Dreamy souffle-soft whipped butter and bold flavours trigger the taste buds while the g... More

Project • By SpectrumRestaurants

Restaurant kalaki

Restaurant Kalaki is the first Michelin rated fine dining restaurant operating in Tbilisi, Georgia.Located in one of the oldest neighborhood in Tbilisi with diverse architectural styles and historical layers superimposing over 150 years of history, the architecture of the project was carefully considered and detailed for the contextual setting, yet with a quest to create a classical and sophisticated environment within the texture of old town. The fundamental design concept of the project surpasses the typical designation of a luxurious restaurant and its main function, rather offers an unparralleled settings and meeting space where people experience and socialize in a magical atmosphere, which takes them away from city reality. The name of... More

Project • By Seth Powers PhotographyRestaurants

UMI by Red Design

In early 2017, Red design was appointed to design a new modern Japanese dining experience. Located at the high-end and popular Taikoo Hui mall, Umi is set to become the highlight of Shanghai in 2018. The interior brief was to create an interior and exterior design aesthetic that spoke Japanese and breathed western influence. A rich combination of classic modern western furniture pieces and Japanese detailing create a unique dining atmosphere not seen in Shanghai to date. More

Project • By Seth Powers PhotographyRestaurants


Voted one of the Worlds 50 Best Restaurants, T8 recently moved from a lane house to a new mall location in Central Shanghai. The design challenge was to retain the warmth and heritage of the original T8 space while expanding the restaurants appeal to a younger, more fashion conscious customer. Intelligent repurposing of the original fixtures and finishes, combined with an innovative lighting design and integrated terraced solution, results in a venue which offers a dining experience in a space which is both familiar and fresh. More

Project • By Seth Powers PhotographyBars


In mid-2016, Kokaistudios has completed the interior design of Shake, an upscale venue dedicated to soul music and to bringing Shanghai an innovative food and beverage experience. Located on the top floor of a recently renovated low-rise building on Maoming Road in the historical center of Shanghai; Shake has quickly become one of the city’s hottest night-time joints. Our photography took place right after opening. Upon stepping in the front door of Shake, visitors are invited to travel back in time into an environment similar to a soul music supper-club in 1960’s New York. The oval shaped marble bar is one of the central features of the space. Uneven floor heights allow guests at both the front and the back of the bar to have unblocked vie... More

Project • By KokaistudiosRestaurants

Sintoho Restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel, Kuwait

Kokaistudios is delighted to announce the opening of our most recent project with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts; the Sintoho Asian fine dining restaurant located on the top floor of the newly built Four Seasons Kuwait in the Burj Alshaya building. Having previously worked together on the Brasserie at the Four Seasons Kyoto the Four Seasons team invited Kokaistudios to conceive an innovative F&B destination that could elevate the street foods of the cities of Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong into a fine dining destination and experience.Intrigued by the concept and the location in a city with no established tradition of Asian fine dining we set about creating a temple to Asian cuisine and craftsmanship that eschewed kitschy and themati... More

Project • By Johannes Torpe StudiosRestaurants


In collaboration with infamous London-based restaurateur Alan Yau, for his first ever restaurant in China, we created a restaurant that brings a contemporary, theatrical design to the dining experience of traditional Chinese peking duck.DESIGN CONCEPTThe Jing Yaa Tang restaurant resides within the renowned boutique hotel The Opposite House, in Beijing’s trendy Sanlitun district. The name 'Jing Yaa Tang', which translates to 'classic, elegant room', was suitably chosen in line with the design intention; to create an overall atmosphere that is sophisticated, intricate and chic, with a hint of regality.AREAS OF FOCUSA Theatrical Dining ExperienceAn open and social dining area in the centre of the space represents the 'stage' in the theatrical... More

Project • By Johannes Torpe StudiosRestaurants


Traditional components of Chinese design sparked the inspiration for the design of the fine-dining restaurant Subu. Fused together with the Scandinavian design style we created a universal aesthetic with strong references to Chinese culture and traditions like the concept of ‘private dining rooms’.DESIGN CONCEPTSouth Beauty Group asked Johannes Torpe Studios to re-brand, re-define and re-design the “classic” Chinese restaurant. We fused traditional components of Chinese design together with a Scandinavian design style to create a universal aesthetic with a Chinese touch.The restaurant is located in a high-end mall in the new financial district of Beijing. We designed a restaurant that not only stands out visually but also leaves a lasting i... More

Project • By Johannes Torpe StudiosRestaurants


South Beauty Taipei restaurant fuses traditional Chinese and Taiwanese details with a sense of Scandinavian simplicity while maintaining an elegant and luxurious atmosphere. The kitchen, placed in the center of the space behind an LED waterfall, stages the food as the central and most important element of the experience.DESIGN CONCEPTJohannes Torpe Studios was asked by South Beauty Group to design a Chinese restaurant in the Xinyi district of Taipei. The challenge was to design a restaurant that would provide an unforgettable high-end dining experience, while uniting Chinese craftsmanship together with a sense of Danish simplicity. The kitchen resides in the centre of the space, staging the food as the central and most important part o... More