Need a dose of virtual travel? Us too. Join us for a look at Bentwood in Fitzroy, Victoria: Today it’s a restaurant serving up spins on “Australian cafe classics,” but in a former life the space housed the Thonet furniture showroom. Though it’s been redone in brick red by the firm Ritz & Ghougassian, Thonet chairs, of course, still take center stage.
Here’s a glimpse:
Above: “Bentwood features a vast brick stucco facade and near floor-to-ceiling windows, occupying a large corner site on Fitzroy’s leafy Napier Street,” according to the establishment. They’ve let the exterior retain its well-worn appeal.
For more eateries we love in Australia (including another by Ritz & Ghougassian, see:
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