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2016 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards Announced

2016 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards Announced

The winners of the 2016 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards have been announced. Now in its eighth year, the global competition seeks the best of food and beverage spaces, and “covers every imaginable space, from ships to airports, museums to burger vans, and from revered Michelin-starred establishments to the fleeting dynamism of pop-ups.”

This edition of the annual Awards attracted 1,000 entries from the UK and 70 other countries, and was judged by a panel of influential design personalities.

The winners of the 2016 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards are:

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Best Overall Winners

Best Overall Restaurant: German Gymnasium (London, UK) / Conran & Partners

German Gymnasium (London, UK) / Conran & Partners . Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Best Overall Bar: Blue Wave (Barcelona, Spain) / El Equipo Creativo

Blue Wave (Barcelona, Spain) / El Equipo Creativo . Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Best UK Winners

Best UK Restaurant: German Gymnasium (London, UK) / Conran & Partners

Best UK Bar: Vagabond Wines (Spitalfields, London, UK) / Finch Interiors

Vagabond Wines (Spitalfields, London, UK) / Finch Interiors. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

UK Winners

Fast/Casual: Nando’s (Harrogate, UK) / STAC Architecture


Nando’s (Harrogate, UK) / STAC Architecture. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

London Bar: Craft London Bar (Greenwich Peninsula, London, UK) / Design Research Studio

Craft London Bar (Greenwich Peninsula, London, UK) / Design Research Studio . Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

London Restaurant: Iberica (Victoria, London, UK) / Lazaro Rosa Violan Studio


Iberica (Victoria, London, UK) / Lazaro Rosa Violan Studio
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Multiple Bar or Club: Vagabond Wines (Spitalfields, London, UK) / Finch Interiors


Multiple Restaurant: Nando’s (Old Street, London, UK) / moreno:masey architects+interiors


Nando’s (Old Street, London, UK) / moreno:masey architects+interiors
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Pub: No.1 Duke Street (Richmond, London, UK) / Box 9 Design & Red Deer Architects

No.1 Duke Street (Richmond, London, UK) / Box 9 Design & Red Deer Architects . Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Restaurant or Bar in a heritage building: German Gymnasium (London, UK) / Conran & Partners

Restaurant or Bar in a hotel: The Printing Press (Edinburgh, UK) / Goddard Littlefair


The Printing Press (Edinburgh, UK) / Goddard Littlefair
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Restaurant or Bar in a retail space: Archive Homestore & Kitchen (Ramsgate, UK) / Haptic Architects

Archive Homestore & Kitchen (Ramsgate, UK) / Haptic Architects . Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Restaurant or Bar in a transport space: Handmade Burger Co (Birmingham, UK) / Brown Studio

Handmade Burger Co (Birmingham, UK) / Brown Studio . Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Restaurant or Bar in another space: Wildwood Kitchen (Liverpool, UK) / Design Command

Wildwood Kitchen (Liverpool, UK) / Design Command . Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Standalone Bar or Club: The Refinery (Regent Place, London, UK) / Fusion DNA


The Refinery (Regent Place, London, UK) / Fusion DNA
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Standalone Restaurant: Tattu (Spinningfields, Manchester, UK) / Edwin Pickett

Tattu (Spinningfields, Manchester, UK) / Edwin Pickett . Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

International Winners

Americas Bar: Kat & Theo (New York, USA) / Aviva Collective


Kat & Theo (New York, USA) / Aviva Collective
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Americas Restaurant: Torafuku (Vancouver, Canada) / Scott & Scott Architects


Torafuku (Vancouver, Canada) / Scott & Scott Architects
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Asia Bar: Foxglove (Hong Kong) / NCDA


Foxglove (Hong Kong) / NCDA
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Asia Restaurant: Shugaa (Bangkok, Thailand) / Party Space Design


Shugaa (Bangkok, Thailand) / Party Space Design. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Australia & Pacific Bar: Pink Moon Saloon (Adelaide, Australia) / Sans-Arc Studio


Pink Moon Saloon (Adelaide, Australia) / Sans-Arc Studio
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Australia & Pacific Restaurant: So 9 (Sydney, Australia) / Brand Works


So 9 (Sydney, Australia) / Brand Works
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Europe Bar: Blue Wave (Barcelona, Spain) / El Equipo Creativo


Europe Restaurant: Les Bains (Paris, France) / RDAI


Les Bains (Paris, France) / RDAI
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Middle East & Africa Bar: News Cafe (Johannesburg, South Africa) / Studio A


News Cafe (Johannesburg, South Africa) / Studio A
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Middle East & Africa Restaurant: Jo Grilled Food (Tehran, Iran) / WhiteRhino Design Group

Jo Grilled Food (Tehran, Iran) / WhiteRhino Design Group . Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

UK & International Winners

Café: Kitty Burns (Melbourne, Australia) / Biasol Design Studio


Kitty Burns (Melbourne, Australia) / Biasol Design Studio. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Ceiling: Dacong’s Noodle House (Nanjing, China) / The Swimming Pool Studio

Dacong’s Noodle House (Nanjing, China) / The Swimming Pool Studio . Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Colour: Generator (Paris, France) / DesignAgency


Generator (Paris, France) / DesignAgency
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Identity: El Moro (Mexico City, Mexico) / Cadena Associados


El Moro (Mexico City, USA) / Cadena Associados
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Lighting: Taiyo (Milan, Italy) / Maurizio Lai


Taiyo (Milan, Italy) / Maurizio Lai
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Nightclub: Flash (Bansko, Bulgaria) / Mode


Flash (Bansko, Bulgaria) / Mode
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Outside: Torchy’s Tacos (Austin, USA) / Chioco Design


Torchy’s Tacos (Austin, USA) / Chioco Design
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Pop-Up: Kino (New York, USA) / Stonehill & Taylor


Kino (New York, USA) / Stonehill & Taylor
. Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Street food: Thaikhun (Oxford, UK) / Jonathon Morgan Design Associates

Thaikhun (Oxford, UK) / Jonathon Morgan Design Associates . Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Surface Interiors: Tapas Bona Sort (Barcelona, Spain) / Jordi Ginabreda Studio

Tapas Bona Sort (Barcelona, Spain) / Jordi Ginabreda Studio . Image Courtesy of The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

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