| Sep 21, 2012 |
International designers win Restaurant & Bar Design Awards
Boh staff
By Staff

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in London has just announced the winners of its fourth annual independent Restaurant & Bar Design Awards. The judges, who included Alberto Alessi, principal of Alessi; Julius Wiedemann, Editor at Taschen; and Matthew Clark, founder of United Visual Artists, reviewed 620 entries from over 60 countries. Over 400 designers attended the awards ceremony in London. (Images appear above the award name.) 

Best restaurant: A Cantina (Spain) by Estudio Nomada

Best bar: Graffiti (Bulgaria) by Studio Mode

Other Category Winners include:


Standalone restaurant: Viet Hoa Mess (UK) by Vonsung

Standalone bar or club: The Drift (UK) by Fusion Design and Architecture

Restaurant or bar in a retail space: Zizzi (Leeds, UK) by D-Raw

Restaurant or bar in another space: Holburne Garden Café (UK) by Softroom

Restaurant or bar in a hotel: Cut (UK) by Thierry Despont

Pub: The Plough (Clapham, UK) by Harrison

Multiple restaurant: Pizza Express (Plymouth, UK) by Baynes & Co

Multiple Bar or Club: Dirty Martini (London, UK) by Grapes Design

Café or fast food: The Coach House (UK) by SHH


Europe: Graffiti (Bulgaria) by Mode

North America & Canada: Pump Room (USA) by Yabu Pushelberg

Australia & Pacific: Baker D Chirico (Australia) by March Studio

Asia: Café Kureon (Japan) by Kengo Kuma & Associates

South & Central America: Fasano Las Piedras (Uruguay) by Isay Weinfeld

Middle East & Africa: Cocteau (Lebanon) by Gatserelia Design

UK & International

Identity: Nopi (UK) by Here Design

Pop Up: Les Grandes Tables de L'ile Seguin (France) by 1024 Architecture

Canteen: A Cantina (Spain) by Estudio Nomada

Lighting: W Lounge & Bar (UK) by MBLD

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