The most “instagramny” restaurants in Europe
From the glossy modern establishments to the representatives of the “old world”, almost all the players in the restaurant industry have understood: only one #foodporn on Instagram to retain customers is not enough. Therefore, European restaurants are trying to increase their Insta-snap potential by improving the decorative and design solutions in the interior. Lighting in all the colors of the rainbow, monochrome patterns and colored walls, the charm of the old Europe is combined with new finds in the design to raise its rating in the virtual world.
From Warsaw cafes to botanical bars in Amsterdam, our selection is dedicated to the best restaurants with unique interiors that deserve your selfie on their background. The design of each of them is special in its own way. You’ll enjoy them and post to Instagram while the chef is working on your order.
The pink pastry restaurant, similar to the boudoir of the 18th century, was designed by the French architect India Mahdavi. The interior of the restaurant really comes to life when you come there dressed appropriately. The restaurant has also become a venue for the exhibition of more than 200 works by British artist David Shrigley.
Giardini cafeteria, Venice
This cafeteria is well hidden in the depths of the park Giardini. The geometric masterpiece with modular furniture and fluorescent stripes was designed by German artist Tobias Rehberger.
Happy Days Diner, Paris
While Paris is known for its cafe’s own culture, which also includes a certain visual code, this is a completely American institution that stands out from the chain of Parisian places. Strawberry cocktails with cherry topping fit perfectly into the restaurant menu with turquoise-colored furniture, a neon sign and a checkered floor. Cafe is located in the Latin Quarter.
For those who crave the tropical atmosphere and tranquility of the island. In the heart of the district of La Ribera, in the Caribbean bar and restaurant at night, bright colors illuminate the walls, decorated with many led-palm trees.
House of Small Wonder, Berlin
This place is located at the end of a high winding staircase in the heart of the Mitte district. Cafe in the form of an atrium offers Japanese cuisine in a cozy interior, filled with greenery in pots.
Caffe Florian, Venice
This landmark piece of Venetian history, located in the very center of Piazza San Marco, has been a favorite place of nobility and persons of royal affiliation since 1720. Later Charlie Chaplin and Andy Warhol were often here. Since then, the decor of the restaurant has not changed much: here you can find all the same walls with gilding, ceiling paintings and centuries-old furniture in velvet.
Designed by Proyecto Singular Studio, this multi-level bar and restaurant is decorated with exotic wallpaper, dozens of plants and floral patterned chairs. Lamps hanging on cables of different lengths make this place look like wild jungle.
Through the glass walls of this Asian restaurant you can see the skyline of London. Over its interior worked the New York architectural firm CetraRuddy, creating a truly eclectic atmosphere at the establishment. The most popular place for selfie here was the sculpture-tree on the terrace.
Flax & Kale, Barcelona
Brick walls and furniture made of natural wood, Flax & Kale is a restaurant with a loft-style interior. From the floor-to-ceiling windows there is a picturesque view of the garden terrace, planted with plants and trees. The restaurant is located in the Passeig de Gracia; Francesc Pons worked on its creation.
This Swedish restaurant overlooking the Vasabron Bridge simply radiates Swedish charm, thanks to the work of interior designers Ulrika Jidström and Viveka Gil. The authors created a retro atmosphere of the 1970s, using pink color, furniture in aquamarine, etc., in their work.
Bar Botanique, Amsterdam
This tropical botanical bar is designed by its owners, Modijefsky Studio. It is located in the center of the busy Javastraat street and attracts guests with the tranquility of the green walls, the comfort of velvet sofas, oak flooring and mirrored ceiling sculptures.
Palm Vaults, London
This restaurant in Hackney (East London) is made in pastel colors. In its “gentle” interior, it is pleasant to enjoy avocado frappe and strawberry cakes. The design of the restaurant is inspired by the images of Miami: wicker seats, pink marble tables and brass pendant lamps.
Odette Tea Room, Warsaw
The architectural firm UGO architecture from Poznan worked on the interior of this teahouse, which has become one of the trendiest places in Warsaw.
Designed by the Finnish company Futudesign, this elegant Mediterranean restaurant, opened in Esplanadi parkis, is an updated version of an old Scandinavian building. Its interior is generously decorated with brass, wood, marble and a glass wine cabinet.