Architecture has inspired several many in their business to grow a potential into their building that makes a concept out of them. The hospitality industry is not varied of the wonders of architectural curation and interior designing to make marvelous species. Today restaurant owners are trying to build up a world of experience for their customers. Restaurants are truly becoming a magnificent sight for some of the most unique and architecturally awesome structures.
Restaurant spaces are increasingly becoming a concept space that can range from a sanctuary to a birds nest house to a grand palace. It is an experience that has been selling in these places with amazing food. It is a perfect blend of escapism and indulgence all at the same time. Restaurants have changed in their concepts over the ages, from the quirky cabin spaces breakfast places to savvy chimney hotspots to even food trucks, the food industry has taken things to the next level by incorporating some bold and intricately curated interiors.
Some people come for food while some come for the ambience. The concept restaurants are spiraling and very entertaining and thrilling.
So here is the list of some architecturally inspiring restaurants that you can take inspiration from:
LYST COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
Restaurant Lyst is nothing less than an architectural spectacle. It is an immediate wonder when you look at the softer-edged building that is divided into multiple edges that are fixed with cave-like windows. The intricate details of the building show the luxurious setting it is inspired by and the wonderful glaring lake setting is a cherry on top. To reach the restaurant there are sailing boats to carry the guests and its interiors are clean and elegant with a balance of luxury and savoury food menu. It has been awarded by a start by Guide Michelin.
STEIRERECK VEINNA, AUSTRIA
Steirereck is located in Vienna, Austria. This beautiful restaurant comes under the 50 best restaurant places in the world in 2021. This exclusive restaurant is surrounded by lush green surroundings and is located on a riverside in the city of Stadtpark. It is a revamped version of its original building established in 1904. The building is covered with distinctly shaped glass that can disappear into the ground when the seasons change. The interiors are a light-filled version of a luxurious finish that exudes an ultra-modern finish.
WHITE RABBIT MOSCOW, RUSSIA
Located at the topmost part of the commercial space, this delicate setting is everything you could ask for in a restaurant. The interiors are half-cylindrical shaped structures that are completely covered with glass that lets in the excellent skylight and the view from the top is breathtaking. As the name suggests, this place is inspired by the famous tales of Lewis Carol's Fairy tales and the interiors reflect a forest of White Rabbit. The cuisine is inspired by the Russian tradition. Overall the whole curation of this restaurant is like a fairy tale experience that takes us all back to our most cherished childhood memories.
La Maison 1888, Vietnam
La Maison is the first 3 Michelin star restaurant in Vietnam. The antique mansion is designed by architect Bill Bensley. The restaurant immerses the guests in the elegance of a bygone era with its vintage and period halls. It is set in a lush forested hillside on Vietnam Son Tra Peninsula, overlooking the exquisite ocean. The whole mansion is divided into several rooms that have their own exquisite purpose. this remarkable restaurant was also named as one of CNN’s Top 10 World’s Best Restaurants, and the World’s Leading Fine Dining Hotel Restaurant by the World Travel Awards.
TORI TORI, MEXICO
Tori Tori has been considered one of the best Japanese restaurants in Mexico. Designed by Rojikind Arquitectos and Esrawe Studio, The extravagant place has been constructed to represent modern architectural designs by choosing a complex geometric shape that is seemingly simple and readable. The open terrace has an exclusive organic façade and landscape to combine the exteriors with the interiors.
The Alchemist Restaurant is the definition of ‘over the top’. This restaurant is set in the former set building of the royal Danish theatre, it occupies 22,000 square feet and resides beneath a dome-shaped structure to mimic an underground aquarium. The planetarium dome provides a filmic experience of floating jellyfish to the starry night sky and many more tableaus. It uses technology the right way by an immersive experience of nature and beauty.
YELLOW TREEHOUSE, AUCKLAND
The marvelous treehouse concept of this restaurant is architecturally brilliant. This is inspired through many forms found in nature -the chrysalis/cocoon protecting the emerging butterfly/moth. It is also seen as a lantern, a beacon at night that simply glows yet during the day it might be a semi camouflaged growth or a tree fort that provides an outlook and that offers a refuge. he Architectural component embodies a simple oval form wrapped ‘organically' around the trunk and structurally tied at top and bottom, with a circular plan that is split apart on the axis with the rear floor portion raised. This allows the approach from the rear via a playful tree-top walkway experience, slipping inside the exposed face of the pod and being enchanted by the juxtaposition of being in an enclosed space that is also quite 'open' and permeable to the treetop views. There is also a ‘Juliet' deck opposite the entrance that looks down the valley.
Odette is a restaurant located in Singapore. Founded by French chef Julien Royer in 2015, Odette features a fusion of French cuisine with Asian influences. It is located in the Supreme Court wing of the National Gallery. Royer wanted a welcoming appeal in his restaurant interiors which is a complete reverse on the stiff and unwelcoming french fine dining. He chose for very soft interiors contrasting pink and white that is a breath of fresh air
The restaurant has received numerous awards, most notably three Michelin stars, as well as winning first place in Asia's 50 Best Restaurants in 2020.