Gordon Ramsay has unveiled a relaxed cocktail lounge at his Bread Street Kitchen restaurant in St Paul’s, which features an eye-catching metallic pod that is available for private dining.
Gordon Rasmay shows off his latest private dining space
The space has been given the name Street Lounge and is available to hire for groups of up to 30 people. The focal point of Street Lounge though, is its imposing metallic pod, which has been designed by Timothy Oulton Studio. The pod has been christened ‘the Apollo capsule’ and is inspired by the moon landing, which “represents an iconic moment in history where man achieved the impossible.”
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The space launches (geddit?) from 14 February, otherwise known as Valentine’s Day, and can house between two to eight guests. It features kitsch, fun interiors which wouldn’t look out of place in an Austin Powers movie (and we mean that in the best way possible). Think studded gold banquettes which wrap around the entire pod and a light up marble-topped table in the centre, to rest your drinks and snacks on – perfect Instagram fodder.
The interiors at Bread Street Kitchen
The statement piece of furniture will provide a cosy getaway for diners, where they will be able to sip on Barcadi-based cocktails, while tucking into an array of signature Bread Street Kitchen dishes. On the menu, you can expect to find the decadent likes of snow crab California rolls, tuna tartare, lollipop tamarind chicken wings and truffle-topped fries.
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It’s a busy time for Ramsay’s expansive restaurant empire. Earlier this month, he closed the Mayfair outpost of his Maze Grill brand after 14 years of operation. He plans to replace it with a new Asian-inspired concept called Lucky Cat this summer, which takes its cue from the drinking dens of 1930s Tokyo and the Far East, and will feature a late-night lounge.