The Nudge says: Combining art with food is – as you well know – a foolproof business plan.And leading from the front is Duddell's, a two-Michelin starred Hong Kong restaurant which has established an enviable reputation for hanging art that's as tasty as its food (which is, incidentally, very tasty), and which recently landed in London.
Dezeen says: Architecture studio Michaelis Boyd has introduced touches of brass and geometric pattern to a listed church in London to create a 1960s-inspired home for Cantonese eatery Duddell's…Much like its Hong Kong counterpart, Duddell's London will act as a restaurant and gallery space, displaying collections of contemporary art pieces. read more
Bitten & Written says: Duddell's occupies St Thomas' church, a grand old building built by Sir Christopher Wren's master mason Thomas Cartwright, its Queen Anne architecture caught against the glowering shadow of The Shard – it's an unlikely, beautiful setting for a restaurant. read more
Design Curial says: Originally founded in Hong Kong in 2013, Duddell's is known as the premium destination for classic and authentic Cantonese cuisine; the latest restaurant, Duddell's London, is situated in the heart of London Bridge, in the historic St. Thomas' Church. read more
The Spaces says: Two Michelin-starred Hong Kong restaurant Duddell's has opened its first London outpost – and it's interiors are as delectable as the food. Duddell's London takes over the Grade II-listed St Thomas' church in London Bridge. The Queen Anne-style building's ornately carved wood-panelled walls and towering 8-metre high ceiling provide the framework for the Cantonese London restaurant.