Dining Cafés And Restaurants Around The World By Luxury Fashion Brands

Cafés And Restaurants Around The World By Luxury Fashion Brands

Here are some cafés and restaurants owned by luxury fashion brands that should be on your list if you like to dine in style.


By Team T+L Published on May 02, 2021, 07:00 AM

Cafés And Restaurants Around The World By Luxury Fashion Brands
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Since the emergence of online shopping, luxury fashion brands have been trying to get creative in giving their customers a reason to visit the traditional brick-and-mortar retail spaces. This, in turn, has birthed the idea of branching into the F&B space. From the likes of Gucci, Dior and even Chanel, these fashion houses have all jumped onto the luxury cafe trend. Given the amount of detail they bring to their retail outlets, imagine what they can do with cafes, restaurants, and bars. Here are some cafes and restaurants by luxury fashion brands that should be on your list if you like to dine in style. By Team T+L

Cafés and Restaurants by Luxury Fashion Brands

Bar Luce, Milan

Italian label Prada brings its creative traits into the world of haute cuisine with Bar Luce. This Milanese cafe is situated in the heart of the city at the Fondazione Prada. What makes Bar Luce one-of-a-kind is its design, which was specially created by renowned film director Wes Anderson. As expected, the bar features Anderson’s signature pastel shades in all their glory, including the furnishings and wallpaper.

Café Leon Dore, New York


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Luxury streetwear labels are also keeping up with the trend of setting up cafes, like Aimé Leon Dore. It opened its caffeinated extension, Café Leon Dore within its NYC flagship store. The brand has amassed a cult-like following in the past few years and with it comes the latest trend to keep its customers in the store for even longer. Café Leon Dore also offers an outdoor seating area for you to contemplate on your next purchase.

Ralph’s Coffee & Bar, London


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Ralph Lauren is a brand known the world over, with some help from the iconic Polo Bear design as well. As for its eatery, Ralph’s Coffee & Bar opened its doors in 2016 and quickly became one of the hottest dining destinations in Mayfair, London. Its decor draws inspiration from the Polo Bar in NYC with its walls featuring various equestrian art and memorabilia. On offer are a wide variety of coffee, cocktails, bar snacks, and shared plates in a curated menu with traditional American fare.

Beige by Alain Ducasse, Tokyo


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Leave it to Chanel to go all out in the gastronomical space in Ginza, Tokyo alongside a famous chef. The swanky joint-venture between two iconic French names — Chanel and Alain Ducasse — saw the birth of Beige by Alain Ducasse. The two-Michelin star restaurant was designed by Chanel’s very own boutique designer Peter Marino. Aside from its contemporary and elegant interior, patrons can expect authentic French dishes with the finest Japanese ingredients.

Dior Café by Pierre Hermé, Seoul


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The Dior Cafe by Pierre Hermé found its home on the high-end fashion street of Apgujeong in Gangnam, Seoul. It opened its doors back in 2015 at the world’s largest Christian Dior flagship boutique. The building itself takes on a tulip-shaped design, giving it a more glamorous and polished look. Behind it is the Dior Cafe by Pierre Hermé, which features a curated menu from the renowned pastry chef himself. In April 2017, the Ginza SIX luxury retail building welcomed the second-ever Dior Cafe by Pierre Hermé.

Emporio Armani Caffè and Ristorante, Milan


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If you’re ever strolling through the streets of Milan, be sure to check out the Emporio Armani Caffè and Ristorante, located on the ground floor of the Emporio Armani retail headquarters. The eatery is divided into two sections — the ground floor houses the cafe while the upper floor is where you will find the fine-dining restaurant and champagne bar. Expect authentic Italian dishes alongside chic interiors.

Café Kitsuné, Seoul


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Maison Kitsuné is more than just a fashion label these days – it’s a society. Aside from sweeping the globe with its clothing, it’s also doing wonders for the cafe culture. The first Café Kitsuné opened in Tokyo, Japan, back in 2013 and now it has made inroads into Seoul. The cafe itself is riddled with its distinctive branding to complement its large green terrace area. Apart from coffee and treats, there is also a shopping area housing its own clothing collections. It also has cafes in Paris and New York.

Vivienne Westwood Café, Hong Kong

Making its mark in Causeway Bay is none other than the Vivienne Westwood Café. The Hong Kong-based luxury fashion cafe offers a varied menu with afternoon tea sets and small plate options. Coffee with the brand’s iconic logo is as Instagram-worthy as its cakes. If you’re dining in, look out for tableware that features the designer’s signature tartan pattern.

Vanitas at Palazzo Versace Gold Coast Australia

Vanitas is located in one of the world’s first fashion-branded hotel Palazzo Versace in Australia’s sunny Gold Coast. The hotel is the epitome of luxury and exudes Versace charm. Its restaurant Vanitas is no less. Visit here for dishes cooked with fresh and locally sourced ingredients, which can be paired with wines from Italy, Australia and New Zealand. If you are looking for a quiet evening with your partner, head to this fine-dining restaurant overlooking sparkling waters.

The Blue Box Café by Tiffany & Co.


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You can literally have breakfast at Tiffany’s now. The café located in the 5th Avenue flagship store opened in 2017 and was decorated in the brand’s trademark turquoise blue. While the New York branch is closed for renovations at the moment, the eatery will be back in business in 2022. They also have a café in Costa Mesa, California. Europe’s first Blue Box Café opened in 2020 at London’s Harrods.

Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura, Italy

This one Michelin star restaurant is part of the Gucci Garden Museum and retail outlet on Piazza della Signoria. The restaurant offers a range of dishes created by three Michelin star chef Massimo Bottura, along with Mexican chef Karime Lopez. It doesn’t serve cocktails, but you can pair your meal with wines from Italy or France. Making a reservation is advised. For the people in America, there’s a Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura in Beverly Hills, California.

If you’ve been to any of these cafés and restaurants by luxury fashion brands, do share your experience with us on social media!

Editor’s Note: Keeping the current situation of the pandemic in mind, T+L India recommends every reader to stay safe, and take all government-regulated precautions in case travel at this time is absolutely necessary. Please follow our stories on #IndiaFightsCorona for all the latest travel guidelines.

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