Duke of York Restaurant
The Duke of York Restaurant will be located in the largely Grade II-listed Duke of York Square. Designed by NEX Architecture (following an international design competition which attracted over 150 entries), it champions the best of modern design in harmony with its heritage and surroundings. The Restaurant will include a circular roof terrace, open to the public, and the UK’s first innovative glass façade which will lower into a single storey basement during fine weather, to allow for al fresco dining. It is set to become a new landmark for King’s Road and due for completion in Autumn 2018.
Hotels & Hospitality Category
New London Architecture Awards 2017
Architecture Of Tomorrow Awards 2016
Behind the hoarding, the previous cafe has now been completely dismanted and excavation for the location and diversion of underground services begun
The elegantly curved Georgian wall, with the emblem of the 'Duke of York's Royal Military Asylum' above its arched gate, has listed building status. To ensure it is not affected by any nearby works, a movement monitor has been installed to continuously check for vibration. Protecting the listed wall, along with maintaining and enhancing the wider heritage environment of the Square, is of huge importance to the project