Duke of York Restaurant

The Duke of York Restaurant is 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 includes a circular roof terrace, which will be 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, opening late September 2019.

A model of the restaurant was  chosen to feature in 2018’s Royal Academy’s 250th Anniversary Summer Exhibition, curated by Grayson Perry.


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New London Architecture Awards 2017

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Architecture Of Tomorrow Awards 2016

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Topping Out Ceremony and chosen to feature in the Royal Academy 250th Summer Exhibition, curated by Grayson Perry


Behind the hoarding, the previous cafe has now been completely dismantled 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

Luke Hamilton Jones, Cadogan
020 7730 4567