Meet these five stunning cafes, where fashion and food collide, providing people with a luxurious and glamorous dining experience.
From Burberry’s Thomas’s Cafe in London to Louis Vuitton’s Maison Seoul, when your Instagram feed requires an uplift, nothing cuts it quite like a stunning fashion-focused restaurant. Fashion luxury houses have stepped up their game by unveiling experiential elements to cultivate an engaging and unforgettable experience for visitors. They have created their own restaurants to meet fashion and food, while their aim continues to bring their community together, shop and dine in a relaxing atmosphere.
Luckily for us, some of the world’s biggest luxury brands including Burberry and Louis Vuitton to name but a few, have combined style and taste to deliver a feast for the eyes of those who want to drink and dine somewhere nothing short of spectacular.
Below, check our picks of the five best restaurants that meet fashion and food.
Burberry: Thomas’s Cafe
Located at 5 Vigo Street, Thomas Burberry – founder of the fashion brand Burberry – has launched its Thomas’s Café in London. Serving afternoon tea and other British classics, the luxury fashion brand provides us with classic British taste and style at their cafe bar, also becoming an incredible space to spend some time there, meet friends, eat delicious pastries, or just read a newspaper while drinking a coffee.
Louis Vuitton: Maison Seoul
Fashion brand Louis Vuitton has unveiled its highly luxurious restaurant in a joint venture with Michelin Chef Alain Passard, the world-renowned three-star chef. The restaurant is located on the 4th floor of Louis Vuitton Maison Seoul (Korea) and features a calm and relaxing atmosphere, enhanced by a flora and fauna theme. The ephemeral space is at the same time both balanced and complemented with garden-Esque decor and an impressive glass ceiling, which has been designed by architect Frank Gehry.
The restaurant focuses on serving a vegetarian menu that emphasizes seasonality and locality.
Gucci: Osteria Seoul
Located in 223, Itaewon-Ro, Yongsan-Gu, Seoul, Gucci has launched its restaurant, which is characterized by creativity, elegance, humor and sensuality. The restaurant is also a space that hybridizes modern Italian cuisine with a Korean-inspired twist. Chef Massimo Bottura follows Gucci’s culinary philosophy, embracing the culture of both Italian and Korean culture through his innovative creations of the menu.
Moreover, the Osteria Seoul restaurant blends the Italian Renaissance and the Gucci Osteria, which can be easily identified at the very first step inside the place. It is enhanced by green shades, parquet floorings, Gucci wallpapers, antique wall mirrors and stained glass doors.
Vivienne Westwood Cafe in Shanghai
Vivienne Westwood Cafe presents the classics and core elements of the brand, bringing a brand new impact to the fashion world. The café is divided into two distinct areas, each one dedicated to a specific mood that reveals the concept of the new corporation. The first area, the “photoshooting panel”, is inspired by the backstage of a fashion show, while the second area relates to a colonial-style setting, a sort of tea room of the 19th century. The identity of the new corporation dedicated to VW café expresses the authentic Britishness creating twists through the use of elements of the brand.
Tiffany & Co.: Blue Box Cafe
Jewelry brand Tiffany and Co. has launched its Tiffany & Co. ‘Blue Box Café’, which is located in Knightsbridge shopping destination Harrods. Specially created for those who want to make like Audrey Hepburn in the 1961 classic Breakfast at Tiffany’s, this stunning restaurant brings a classic, but glamorous atmosphere where the community can meet each other. The restaurant also offers the best “dishes made with the highest quality and regionally sourced ingredients” as well as a menu that “will evolve through the reasons to be uniquely Tiffany.”