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2016 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards now open for entries

The Awards looks to recognise top projects in the UK and from around the world that were launched or renovated in 2015.

2016 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards now open for entries

Top Image: Best Overall Restaurant: The Jane (Belgium) by Studio Piet Boon – 2015

The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards, now in its eighth year, is a globally recognised competition dedicated to the design of food and beverage spaces.

Dandelyan (London) by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio, Best Overall Winner and Best UK Winner – 2015

The Awards invites and receives entries from the world’s top architects, designers and hospitality operators. Past winners from 2015 have included The Jane (Belgium) by Studio Piet Boon, Dandelyan (London) by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio, and RAW (Taiwan, Province of China) by WEIJENBERG.

RAW (Taiwan) by WEIJENBERG, International Category Winner – 2015

This year’s judges are all influential personalities from the design, lifestyle and hospitality sectors. They include Mari Balestrazzi, Vice President, Hyatt Hotels Corporation (US); Yu Bing, Editor in Chief, Domus (China); Piet Boon, Founder, Design Studio Piet Boon (Netherlands); Guy Dittrich, Editor at Large, Sleeper Magazine (UK); and Brian Williams, Managing Director, Swire Hotels (HK), just to name a few.

Dalloyau (Hong Kong) by Inverse Lighting Design, UK and International Category Winner – 2015

Submissions can be entered in a total of 34 categories. The winners, including the top honours of best designed restaurant and the best designed bar (UK and Worldwide), will be announced at the awards ceremony in London on 29 September 2016.

Closing date for entries is 17 April 2016.

Toranomon HOP (Japan) by A.N.D, International Category Winner – 2015

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