Evening Standard says: The walls. They say Coral – or at least, the name does – but in the low light, they're the kind of colour that begs to be stamped with “Road Work Ahead”. Presumably someone vetoed calling this place The Safety Orange Room.
Anyway, where once there was the dusty entrance hall to the Bloomsbury hotel, now there is a glowing den of brilliance. read more
The Telegraph says: The new all-day dining restaurant and bar - once a simple lobby in the Sir Edward Lutyens-designed Grade II-listed building - is a cavernous, coral-coloured 2,100sq ft double-height space at the front of the hotel.
Designer Martin Brudnizki has kept the original panelled walls, spruced up with the vivid colour which gives the space its moniker, but what really catches the eye is the central bar. A Calacatta marble counter atop a glossy wooden front with antique-style mirroring and brass hardware provides a grand backdrop around which everything else is modelled. read more
Miss Jones PA says: The room was decorated with distinctive coral coloured walls, five beautiful bespoke Murano glass chandeliers, lending to the idea of a stately home in the countryside
Also acclaimed British illustrator Luke Edward Hall has created 36 bespoke pieces of original art to line the coral walls inspired by the ever-evolving Bloomsbury area. read more
Food Noise says: Entering through one of the towering entrances of The Bloomsbury Hotel, my eyes were assaulted with magnificence. Bloomsbury has always been a bit drab and grey. This was a kaleidoscope of peach, opulence and glamour. Designed by the acclaimed Martin Brudnizki, it's a wine and cocktail bar built on the stuff of dreams.
Once a mere lobby space in the Grade II-listed hotel, The Coral Room is now available as an all-day dining restaurant and bar. Kitted out with an exquisite marble counter, plush velvet bar stools and spilling chandeliers. read more