Sketch is not just a restaurant, it is an evolutive place, a living gallery where art rubs shoulders with music and cuisine. In an early 18th century building in the heart of London, the space was thought by Mourad Mazzouz and the famous French chef Pierre Gagnaire. It just had a recent facelift under the direction of the French designer India Madhavi and turned into a monochrome pink setting resembling a tangy candy or a Hollywood lounge of the 1970s. Between the copper and marble touches, the walls are covered with the 239 drawings by David Shrigley, the winner of the last year’s Turner Prize. The artist extends his artistic thinking to the table, where salt shakers, mugs and other porcelain goods see themselves dressed in the writings of the English illustrator, and are pedestals for the eatable sculptural creations of Pierre Gagnaire. Even the waiter’s uniforms were designed specifically for this artistic breeding tank, by fashion designer Richard Nicoll. This space called The Gallery is only a part of Sketch, which hosts other delirious rooms as The Parlour, The Glade, The East Bar and Reading Room.

9 Conduit street

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