The Flint House restaurant and cocktail bar

Location:The Flint House, 13 Hanningtons Lane, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1GS

Description:Interior design and delivery of the the Flint House Restaurant, cocktail bar and terrace.

Client:Gingerman Restaurant Group

Approximate Cost:Confidential

Landivar Architects have collaborated with the Gingerman Restaurant Group to deliver the fit-out and interior Architecture detailing of the new build ‘Flint House’ restaurant, as part of the broader regeneration of the Hanningtons Estate, sited in the South Lanes, Brighton, Sussex. The restaurant, cocktail bar and terrace are positioned over two floors and located along a newly formed ‘twitten’ within the historic lanes. With visually open kitchen and counter level dining, the interior, incorporates commercial kitchen apparatus, with bespoke furniture, bars and hand crafted detailing. The interior forms a welcoming, open and light space for informal and convivial dining.

The vast majority of elements within the design are bespoke and procured locally by highly skilled crafts people. This includes the construction of the bar counter and kitchen on the ground floor, finished with patinated zinc, matt black shell tiles and marine green glazed horizontally stacked hand made tiles.The upper floor area houses a smaller cocktail serving counter, W.C. facilities, additional seating and access to the roof top terrace. Again, all with bespoke detailing to provide a light and contemporary dining experience.

  • Bespoke detailing of interior elements, locally sourced and fabricated by Method furniture makers.
  • Open plan kitchen with induction cooking hobs.
  • The proposed planting scheme to the gardens includes native shrubs and perennials and is designed to improve the biodiversity of the site.
  • The Carbon footprint has been considered at an early stage of the design and has formed a basis for the choice of materials pallette. Where ever possible,locally sourced materials have been specified. All labour for the fit out has been provided by local craftsmen.
  • External walls and glazing are highly insulated with a central Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP) system providing effecient, sustainable heating and hot water throughout.

Photography by Emma Marshall.

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