Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Pink Perfection - Gallery Restaurant London

Recently I came across a unique concept called SKETCH in London's Mayfair district. 
 
SKETCH is an eclectic mix of restaurants and galleries all happily housed together on two floors of a townhouse.  It was conceived by French master chef Pierre Gagnaire and restaurateur Mazouz.  The creators of SKETCH envisioned a "destination place for food art and music" - a lovely idea!
 
One of the restaurants within SKETCH is "Gallery" and it caught my eye because it is drenched in one of the happiest colors of the wheel, Pink!  It does not, however , resemble a little girls bedroom.  Instead the spaces appear sophisticated and calming.  Designed by India Mahdahvi in a monochromatic palette, the materials are rich and include gold leaf, brass and chevron patterned marble floors.  Sumptuous banquettes beckon you to sit back, relax and enjoy the evening. 
 
David Shrigley Gallery
 
David Shrigley Gallery
 
David Shrigley Gallery
 
Every two years an artist is commissioned and given carte blanche to adorn the space however they see fit.  (Love this idea!)  Today 239 playful sketches by British artist David Shrigley surround the dining room area.  David also designed the ceramic tableware. 
 
The artist David Shrigley
 
 
Afternoon Tea
 
The space can also be rented for private events.  Afternoon tea is served daily and if you are planning a visit to London soon, stop by the SKETCH website to learn more about the other galleries, events and restaurants HERE
 
Until Next Time,
t
 
All photos via the SKETCH website

2 comments:

  1. I went to London in March and wanted to stay! Thanks for sharing this site I love it!

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  2. I have a business trip there in next month. Great to come to the restaurant.

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