Design: 23 of the Most Stylish Restaurants in the World

COMPILED BY Lindi Brownell Meiring IMAGES via Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

The 214-strong shortlist for the distinguished Restaurant & Bar Design Awards has been announced. We picked 23 of the list’s seriously stylish restaurants (nominated in the International Restaurant and London Restaurant categories) that we just couldn’t resist sharing.

Browse the gallery above to find out who designed some of the most beautiful restaurants in the world, and where you can find them.

1. Times Square Diner, United States (Design: Bluarch)

2. ACME, Australia (Design: Luchetti Krelle)

3. Balducci, South Africa (Design: Mark Rielly & Jon Case)

4. Current, United States (Design: Meyer Davis Studio)

5. Florentina, China (Design: Emma Maxwell Design)

6. Geales, United Arab Emirates (Design: LW Design)

7. The Jane, Belgium (Design: Studio Piet Boon)

8. Le Sam Bistro Évolutif, Canada (Design: Rockwell Group)

9. Madera, Mexico (Design: Hirsch Bedner Associates)

10. Mama Campo, Spain (Design: Manolo Yllera)

11. Mint Leaf of London, United Arab Emirates (Design: LW Design)

12. Mr French, Sweden (Design: Stylt Trampoli)

13. Nando’s, Al Hamra Mall, United Arab Emirates (Design: Keane Brands)

14. Nozomi, Spain (Design: Masquespacio)

15. Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée, France (Design: Jouin Manku)

16. The Gallery at Sketch, London (Design: India Mahdavi)

17. Sorae Sushi, Vietnam (Design: LW Design)

18. The Cake, Ukraine (Design:

19. RAW, Taiwan (Design: WEIJENBERG)

20. Yasmeen Al Sham, United Arab Emirates (Design: 4SPACE)

21. Yue, China (Design: Panorama)

22. Urban Commune, Hong Kong (Design: Joey Ho Design)

23. Sean’s Kitchen, Australia (Design: Alexander & CO.)

The winner of the Best Overall Restaurant in the world’s Restaurant & Bar Design Awards was announced on 1 October 2015. Click here for a full list.

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