An independent award giving body called the UK and International Restaurant and Bar Awards holds its annual search for the best restaurant and bar in terms of hospitality design. And this year, the chosen winners from the many entries by topnotch architects, designers and hospitality operators, are extremely remarkable and focus more on modernism in terms of style and state-of-the-art interior design.
The Awards receives various entries coming from all types of environment such as hotels, transport, fine dining, education, sports and leisure, healthcare, government, aviation, cruise, retail and other forms of industries.
The winners of the design excellence were recognized and picked by highly influential panel of design and lifestyle consisting of 22 personalities across the globe. Let’s take a peek on this year’s winning designs.
Coach House (Hatfield House, Hatfield) | Category: Café or fast food
Cut (45 Park Lane, London) | Category: Restaurant or bar in a hotel
Dirty Martini (Hanover Square, London) | Category: Multiple bar or club
Holburne Garden Café (The Holburne Museum, Bath) | Category: Restaurant or bar in another space
Pizza Express (Plymouth) | Category: Multiple restaurant
The Drift (London) | Category: Standalone bar or club
The Plough (London) | Category: Pub
Viet Hoa Mess (London) | Category: Standalone restaurant
Zizzi (The Light, Leeds) | Category: Restaurant or bar in a retail space
Baker D. Chirico (Australia)
Café Kureon (Japan)
Fasano Las Piedras (Uruguay)
Graffiti (Bulgaria) Overall Best Bar Award
Pump Room (United States)
UK & INTERNATIONAL WINNERS
A Cantina (Spain) | Category: Canteen
Overall Best Restaurant Award
Les Grandes Tables de L’ile Seguin (France) | Category: Pop-up
Nopi (London) | Category: Identity
W Lounge & Bar (W Hotel, London) | Category: Lighting
The winners as the best designed restaurant and the best designed bar, and as well as the others from the different categories were announced at the RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London last September 6, 2012. Check out all the details behind the winning designs on The Awards official website.
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