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Raymond Visan, the visionary founder of George V
Eatertainment, has developed the original concept
of a restaurant with a lounge/bar, exotic decor
with its own original signature music played by a
live DJ.
Launched with Barfly in 1995, there are now four
venues in Paris: Buddha-Bar, Bound, Barlotti,
Barrio Latino and many more worldwide.
These “Eatertainment” concepts have led to
retail merchandising which includes records
(15 CD compilations) and Buddha-Bar Retail (CD,
compilations, jewellery, clothing items, lifestyle
and trendy household items).
A natural evolution of these restaurants/bar/
lounges and DJ concepts was to develop upscale
hotels. Buddha-Bar Hotel & Spa in Prague is a
celebration of everything that is Buddha-bar.
A new dimension of hospitality which offers a
unique and inspirational lifestyle experience.
Another successful enterprise is the Buddha-Bar
Spa in Evian-Les-Bains. The incredible Sanctuary
Night Club in Dubai, has set a new standard for
the international clubbing scene.
More concepts and interpretations have
been developed and licensed franchises sold
worldwide - nightclubs, spas, lifestyle boutiques,
restaurants, bars/lounges and hotels.
RAYMOND VISAN
Raymond Visan was born in 1950 in Boulogne
Billancourt, France. Very much a family man, he
is a proud father of four children and has been
married to his wife Tarja for twenty years.
Destined to work in the family’s Duty Free
business, he demonstrated an early business
acumen by opening new and improved sales
outlets featuring innovative products. Later
he was invited to showcase the Horseman
Statues of Tsin (the first Emperor of China) and
other museum pieces from China’s national
heritage on loan from the Chinese Government
in the Printemps department store in Paris. The
exhibition was an international success and
attracted over half a million visitors.
The family business was sold in the late 1980s and
Raymond established a chain of 1950’s America
themed diners.
Frustrated with the lack of innovation in the
restaurants, bars, and clubs he visited during
his travels, he decided to combine their best
features into a unique Restaurant/Bar/Lounge
with a vibrant and energetic club-like setting
and a live DJ creating its specific musical
signature, a mix of lounge and house music…
The B*fly was born and immediately successful,
quickly followed by the famous and celebrated
Buddha-Bar.
Later on, Raymond Visan developed his signature
concepts in new locations, building a worldwide
reputation.
TARJA VISAN
Born in Finland, she later moved to France in the
early 1980’s to begin an international modeling
career, giving her the opportunity to travel the
globe and discover its abundance of cultures.
She soon became a Citizen of the world, and
grew fascinated with its traditions and various
lifestyles.
In 1986, she married Raymond Visan, together they
established four Restaurants/Bars/Lounges
that have now become icons of Parisian nightlife:
B*Fly (now Bound), Buddha-Bar, Barrio Latino and
Barlotti.
At the same time, Tarja’s natural passion for
music led to the creation in 2001 of a Music
Label, George V Records, whose numerous
compilations - including the « buddha-Bar » CD
collection - are now worldwide standards.
Growing concerned about ecological issues
and eager to contribute to the solution, the
label decided to produce Eco-minded DVDs and
CD’s, and worked closely with Allain Bougrain
Dubourg - a renowned wildlife and nature expert
- to release « Buddha-Bar Nature » in 2006 and
« Buddha-Bar Ocean » in 2008.
Wishing to share her passion for well-being
and a healthy lifestyle acquired during her
international modeling career, Tarja took a new
challenge in 2007, opening the first Buddha-Bar
Spa in Evian-les Bains to critical acclaim.
Combining Asian and Tibetan skin & body cares
with a natural range of beauty products, mixing
traditional and modern treatment techniques,
she created the Buddhattitude - Chic and Zen
associated with East and West influences.
A collection of Buddhattitude CDs - with a
soothing and relaxing signature atmosphere completed that unique vision.
After taking by storm Evian-les-Bains - birthplace
of European spa and health resort - the
Buddhattitude will travel to new destinations:
Dakar, Doha, Dubai and many more…
franck fortet
josé munoz
Franck Fortet was educated in north
Africa, France, and the United States.
He has developed, opened and managed
trendy upscale Restaurant and Club
concepts in the United States, before
joining Raymond Visan and George V
Eatertainment in 1997, eventually becoming
General Manager of Barfly Los Angeles.
He went on to assist Raymond Visan with
the overall development of the company
in the United States.
For the last three years he has been
the Vice-President of Development and
he currently heads the international
development team for all brands and
emerging international chain he assists Raymond Visan in all aspects
of the business management and
development.
Born in France in 1968, José Munoz is
married with two children. He quickly
became fascinated with the Restaurant
Industry and attended the Bordeaux
Hotel Management School, where he
specialized in Wines & Spirits. He moved
to Paris in 1986 where he worked for
10 years as a sommelier for several
restaurants. José’s experience and
passion led him to running the iconic
Pavillon Lenôtre, located on Champs
Elysées. He later joined the ACCOR
Hospitality group, on behalf of which
he oversaw the opening of many
restaurants for 7 years.
In February 1997, Buddha-Bar Paris hired
him as a Restaurant Operations Manager.
He developed new operational methods
and greatly improved the group’s
achievements.
For the past two years, Jose has been
running the International Food &
Beverage development and operation of
all concepts.
CONCEPT DEFINITON
The Buddha-Bar Resort concept will go beyond
the traditional experience. Bold, captivating and
with the sensual vibrations of the Buddha-Bar
rhythms, the experience will take the client
into heart and soul of a refined yet trendy
place. Transcending the spirit of leisure, the
experience will be enhanced by an environment
of energy… relaxation… exhilaration… yet also
quietness and meditation. Sea, Zen and Fun…
• Hip and trendy upscale resorts will have
the ability to satisfy the most discerning of
clientele. Clients will be able to either enjoy a
relaxed state of refined and sublime bliss or an
energising atmosphere.
Set in an East meets West fusion decor,
impressive volumes of intimate spaces, vibrating
colours – pulsating music that will entrance.
• Sumptuous, elegant guestrooms, suites and
villas at Buddha-Bar Resorts will be havens
and respites of ultimate comfort, supreme
elegance, balanced and in an exquisite synergy
of the surrounding area and culture of the
national host. The service to be discreet - the
staff experienced. The ethos of Buddha-Bar is
to make every visit an experience – tailor-made
to individual requirement - delivering a service
and journey which delivers beyond initial
expectations.
• The Buddha-Bar Resorts will include several
signature, themed outlets with restaurants and
chefs offering a truly unforgettable culinary
and atmospheric experience - whether intimate
dinners, or parties with friends or family.
• Buddha-Bar Spa will offer a full range
of rejuvenating treatments which will be
interpretations and developments of traditional
massage techniques and therapies.
Locations
• The Buddha-Bar Resorts will reflect a unique,
authentic interpretation of their environments.
Remote retreats, enchanting palaces, hidden
islands, places to explore and to find…
Each property will feature a genuine and
unparalleled environment of hospitality and
natural energy.
• The Buddha-Bar Hotels & Resorts will be
catering to the luxury resort market and will
be opening in the world’s most idyllic locations.
· Buddha-Bar Retail Store & Jewellery
· Shop
· Conference Centre and boardrooms.
The Buddha-Bar Journey / Accommodation
• Savour the romance and sensual environment
of a crystal blue sky, a white and warm sandy
beach… a heady aroma of a lush, tropical
garden in a scenario of absolute serenity,
natural beauty and tranquillity...
• Calm and relaxed, the body is energised and
alive – the journey continues to a personal
retreat of an intimate and private villa, complete
with all lifestyle amenities and a private spa
facility.
The Buddha-Bar Journey / The Dining
Experience
Trendy pool bars… several signature
restaurants throughout the resort will extend
the F&B atmosphere and dining experience. The
world-famous Buddha-Bar cuisine already
enjoys an international reputation for
exclusive, tantalising, innovative signature food.
The Buddha-Bar Journey / The Ambiance
The ambiance, background theme and rhythm is
ascertained by the signature Buddha-Bar music
which will gently massage the sound-waves
throughout the entire resort.
The Buddha-Bar Journey / The Spa
The Buddha-Bar Spa will be a haven for those
passionate about life. Traditional methods
will be enhanced and developed to a new and
highly sophisticated but gentle, invigorating
experience. What was Ancient will be born
again into a new era of spa therapies and
Buddhattitude Spa products.
Each treatment tailor-made for a unique,
relaxing and invigorating experience. BuddhaBar Spa professionals are highly skilled and
talented – massages, treatments and authentic
rituals will be carefully applied from the
deft fingertips and hands of talented, skilled
specialists.
RESORT MAIN facilities
Fitness
· Guestrooms, Suites and Villas
· Reception and Lounge
· Buddha-Bar Restaurant
· Siddharta Café
· Buddha-Bar Spa, Fitness Studio & Hammam
Buddha-Bar fitness facilities will be stateof-the-art and fully integrated into the Spa
environments.
Sahl hasheesh / 2011
Sahl hasheesh / 2011
Buddhattitude spa dakar / 2011
buddhattitude spa budapest / 2012
CONCEPT DEFINITON
Buddha-Bar Hotels are an extension of the
Buddha-Bar spirit to the Hospitality Industry.
They embolden the essence of contemporary
modern Asian interior design with Eastern/
European colonial influence within a
trendy urban or beachfront resort, for a
discriminating guest expecting a 24 hours
Buddha-Bar influenced experience in the ultimate
comfort and services of a 5 star Deluxe Hotel.
With its signature Food & beverage
“Eatertainment” blend of Restaurants, Bars &
Lounges with DJ, its Spa (when applicable) with
state-of-the-art fitness facilities, complete
with hammam, steam room, and Jacuzzi, optional
treatments in a the quiet convenience of your
guest room (when applicable), the Buddha-Bar
Hotel will enhance every guest’s stay with
an atmosphere that caters to absolutely all
senses via an over present musical and lighting
Buddha-Bar signature atmosphere.
The Buddha-Bar Hotel goes beyond expectations
to ensure a relaxing and rejuvenating
experience through its signature designs,
contemporary Asian-Colonial inspired
atmospheres, culinary fusion delights and
highly personalized services. Indulge yourself
with Buddhattitude Spa signature treatments,
enjoy a unique evening in the Buddha-Bar
Restaurant, a lunch at the Siddharta Café or
just relax in the soothing comfort of your
room, the Buddha-Bar Hotel creates the perfect
environment for a memorable experience.
An all-day-dining-restaurant, it provides hotel
and outside guests day and night with a unique
experience, bringing together culinary and
musical recipes from around the world.
From an early breakfast to a late dinner, a
business lunch or a drink amongst friends, be
ready to emancipate your senses…
Buddha-Bar Spa, Salus Per Aquam
Soothe your senses
Purify your energy
Adopt a new attitude
It’s all about attitude, a state of mind, a unique
spa concept that awakens us within, spa
treatments with a twist, promotions to bring a
smile to your face, warmth and passion created
through colours and atmosphere!
Our first Buddha-Bar Spa opened in March 2007,
at the Hilton Evian-les-bains, a legendary spa
village, famous for its natural spring waters
“EVIAN”. A traditional Place of wellbeing and
natural mountain energy, Evian welcomed the
Buddha-Bar Spa together with Hilton, a chic, hip
and modern happening hotel, which is enriching
Evian-les-bains...
Fans and followers of the Buddha-Bar will have
the chance to experience the heart and soul,
harmony and motion, natural healings and spa
delights exclusive with us at the Buddha-Bar
Spa.
Your well-being, in our hands
Buddha-Bar embracing cultures
A creative and innovative concept, delightful
food and enchanting atmospheres, Buddha-Bar
reunites and seduces beautiful people from
all cultures worldwide. From London to Dubai,
Beijing to Cairo, the brand has now sprung
everywhere around the globe:
Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Beirut, Budapest, Cairo, Dakar,
Doha, Dublin, Dubai, Hurgada, Jakarta, Kiev, Las
Vegas, Panama, Prague, Paris, Sao Paolo, Vienna…
and many more.
SIDDHARTA CAFÉ, a unique Pop Art
”Eatmosphere”
The Siddharta Café offers a menu that is both
sophisticated and contemporary, serving
international cuisine and an exclusive selection
of wines and champagnes in a comfortable yet
trendy atmosphere.
Our team is committed to making a difference
in people’s lives by providing the means to
transform evolve and achieve wellness and
harmony. Through the integration of mindful
activities and treatments for the inner and
outer body, we provide relaxation, revitalization
and rejuvenation.
Our treatments, a massage can be just a
massage but it can also be an experience, a deep
intense awakening, body and spirit unity.
Our Buddhattitude team has had the unique
chance to be trained by Ayurvedic masters,
following the eastern principles of Indian
traditions. We propose a complete variety
of therapies from our treatment menu, day
packages and hotel integrated spa packages.
The Heart beat of the Buddha-Bar Spa is our
series of exclusive therapies Buddhattitude.
Where therapies groove to the beat of BuddhaBar music this is our version of the splendour
of life.
prague / 2009
prague / 2009
budapest / 2012
CONCEPT DEFINITON
Interior Design
Buddha-Bar Spa is a unique space; a fusion of
east meets west contemporary design, which
allows guests to embark on a journey of
health, well-being and spiritual awakening.
We have created an environment with an element
of surprise that breaks the mould of the
traditional spa experience and offers an oasis
from the distractions of everyday life.
The Buddha-Bar Spa takes its lead from the
Buddha-Bar Paris, integrating core design
elements into an interior that awakens the
senses and evokes passion, unearthing the real
self.
At the Buddha-Bar Spa it’s simple: uncomplicated!
Oozing with surprise and attitude...
We create pure peace and pleasure focusing on
the link between mind and body…
Inspired by the natural elements of life, then
by adding a Buddhattitude twist, we make it very
cool and chic, just like the Buddha-Bar!
Surroundings contribute to our state of mind,
balance in motion, passionate spaces that yield
a sense of serenity for our guests, creating
a marked departure from the real world, but
at the same time our clients are on a voyage of
discovery looking for adventure and something
that draws them away from the daily routine
of life. We light the flame within and dare to
be different, we go beyond the traditional
spa experience and drift you gently in to our
creation of the Buddha-Bar Spa 5 elements:
• Our exceptional relaxing treatments
• Our Buddhattitude exclusive products
• Our fitness and lifestyle courses
• Our Buddhattitude music
• Our creative spa cuisine
The buddha-bar spa design focused on three
essential core values:
• The call of everything Asian, beautiful
artwork original pieces from Thailand, Burma,
and Laos.
• The artful play with colour a base of Asian red
mixed with turquoise, then injecting these core
colours with a rainbow of colour mix!!
• We then had to create the scene the
atmosphere, this eclectic mix of continents this
total passion fusion whether it’s a trip to Bali, a
temple, or a trip to a chic hip city place,
to feel a common thread but at the same time a
continuity...
Black is present throughout as it gives rise to
the other colours and sensations.
The spa lives a day and night life. The white
marble Buddha situated in the reception is
symbolic of the atmosphere, the presence of
the Buddha the sheer volume, set against the
rock and mosaic fountain.
The therapy rooms are alive with the chakra
colours, along with natural stone, bamboo and
teak floors, the corridor is enchanting with
the representation of Thai dancing hands and
the “Life of Buddha” beautifully painted by artist
Tanquerel.
On the ground floor, the bar is terribly modern
with glass walls and wooden art work, the
relaxation room with wave chairs and Thai
artwork create a chill out museum!
The Humid zone contains a sauna, hamman indoor
pool and Japanese wooden tubs the lighting
is sublime with large metal chandeliers, the
wooden Chinese walls, the bamboo curtains,
black ceilings and a music system that fills
every inch with heart beat sounds.
A neat musical environment
To enhance your spa experience, each space
has a unique energy created with the BuddhaBar signature music Buddhattitude, an integral
force in our vision.
DUBAI / 2011
DUBAI / 2011
DUBAI / 2011
DOHA / 2010
evian-les-bains / 2007
DUBAI / 2011
DUBAI / 2011
evian-les-bains / 2007
evian-les-bains / 2007
DUBAI / 2011
DAKAR / 2011
DUBAI / 2011
Established in September 1996 by Raymond Visan,
Buddha-Bar, Paris is an internationally famous
and widely acclaimed Restaurant-Bar-Lounge
which caters to clientele who appreciate
incredible elegance and panache. Buddha-Bar is
the ultimate Cool where patrons are invariably
stylish, beautiful and fashion conscious.
Located between Madeleine and Concorde at
8/12 rue Boissy d’Anglas, 75008, Paris.
Concepts definition
A successful restaurant, bar and lounge with
a live Disc Jockey. A unique atmosphere where
design, food, music and light blend together
into an environmental fusion of colonial,
baroque and East meets West style.
TECHNICAL DATASHEET
· Total surface area: 1,000 sq.m
· Commercial surface area: 650 sq.m on 3 floors
· Boutique – Shop which sells exclusive
products, i.e. CDs, tee-shirts, table art, scarves,
key-rings, candles, etc
· Restaurant – 300 seats
· Bar (18 meters length) – 120 people capacity
· Mezzanine – 100 seats
DECOR
• Raymond Visan’s international travels and
natural wanderlust have defined the decor
ideas and style. Inspired by his visit to old
Asian temples, Portuguese estates, colonial
mahogany furniture, Chinese and Japanese
artefacts – the Buddha-Bar decor and style is a
fusion of these ideas and dreams.
Enter a sumptuous door and you are greeted by
a beautiful hostess… a descent into an exquisite
world of perfection, a highly cosmopolitan
concept astounds and excites the senses,
spirituality and intellect. Walls with massive
wood panels, Chinese characters, terracotta
pots adorn with gold leaf, carved walls and
beautiful Khmer statues.
• The mezzanine floor continues the visual
feast – ample bar and lounge areas which
overlook the spacious dining room below.
Sofas inspired by colonial Asia, lounge seats
from the far islands and dark wood coffee
tables, illuminated by subdued Chinese lanterns
– a synergy of Eastern hospitality style
welcomes guests and friends. An enormous
Chinese dragon-shaped bar behind wroughtiron Eighteen Century balustrades overlook
the dining room, dominated and presided over by
a patriarchal, serene, majestic sized statue of
Buddha.
• The journey continues down a regal staircase,
richly and lovingly decorated with Portuguese
mosaic tiles… deep mahogany tables, seats
filled with beautiful elegant clientele – walls
lavished with gold lacquer and cracked Chinese
red finishes – overhead – four sumptuously
decorated chandeliers with amber-shaded
lights illuminate a splendid, majestic, magical
place that is the timeless world of Buddha-Bar.
THE CUISINE
The menu reflects the style, ambiance of
Eastern cuisine with Western tastes and
influences. The menu is a creation of a
Californian (of Japanese descent) chef.
A Pacific Rim cuisine with a masterful blend of
ingredients and spices where Chinese, Japanese,
Thai and other Eastern flavours merge and
excite a Western palate. ‘Nouvelle Cuisine’
delicacies which fuse both style and taste
are creatively designed to feast both eyes and
taste-buds.
THE BAR/THE MEZZANINE
Linger and savour the experience… be seduced
by the temptation nectars with names which
inspire fantasy and desire… Nuits de Chine, Soleil
de Mes Nuits, the Lotus… immerse yourself
into a creatively, inspired fantasy world. Asian
sounds gently pulsate as a background musical
theme… World beats transport the delicate
senses into rhythms which are tribal and also
spiritual.
An evening can be filled with discovery or a
refined culinary voyage – or just after-dinner
drinks and fusion tapas.
THE MUSIC
Raymond Visan’s vision for his concept was a
venue with an experience enhanced by Asian
exotic charms. Buddha-Bar is a treat for all
senses where live DJs play carefully selected
tracks of Indian, Oriental, Arabic, Hispanic,
Vietnamese, Greek influence – together with
pop and 60s music. The atmosphere is dreamy,
sensuous and exciting – an auditory and visual
journey around the globe.
Paris / 1997
Washington / 2010
beirut / 2004
MExico city / 2011
kiev / 2008
tbilisi / 2012
Monte carlo / 2010
dubaï / 2005
saint petersburg / 2012
london / 2012
cairo / 2007
prague / 2009
monte carlo / 2010
Concepts definition
A successful restaurant, bar and lounge with
a live Disc Jockey. A unique atmosphere where
design, food, music and light blend together
into an environmental fusion of colonial,
baroque and East meets West style.
TECHNICAL DATASHEET
· Total surface area: 1,000 sq.m
· Commercial surface area: 650 sq.m on 3 floors
· Boutique – Shop which sells exclusive
products, i.e. CDs, tee-shirts, table art, scarves,
key-rings, candles, etc
· Restaurant – 300 seats
· Bar (18 meters length) – 120 people capacity
· Mezzanine – 100 seats
DECOR
• Raymond Visan’s international travels and
natural wanderlust have defined the decor
ideas and style. Inspired by his visit to old
Asian temples, Portuguese estates, colonial
mahogany furniture, Chinese and Japanese
artefacts – the Buddha-Bar decor and style is a
fusion of these ideas and dreams.
Enter a sumptuous door and you are greeted by
a beautiful hostess… a descent into an exquisite
world of perfection, a highly cosmopolitan
concept astounds and excites the senses,
spirituality and intellect. Walls with massive
wood panels, Chinese characters, terracotta
pots adorn with gold leaf, carved walls and
beautiful Khmer statues.
• The mezzanine floor continues the visual
feast – ample bar and lounge areas which
overlook the spacious dining room below.
Sofas inspired by colonial Asia, lounge seats
from the far islands and dark wood coffee
tables, illuminated by subdued Chinese lanterns
– a synergy of Eastern hospitality style
welcomes guests and friends. An enormous
Chinese dragon-shaped bar behind wroughtiron Eighteen Century balustrades overlook
the dining room, dominated and presided over by
a patriarchal, serene, majestic sized statue of
Buddha.
• The journey continues down a regal staircase,
richly and lovingly decorated with Portuguese
mosaic tiles… deep mahogany tables, seats
filled with beautiful elegant clientele – walls
lavished with gold lacquer and cracked Chinese
red finishes – overhead – four sumptuously
decorated chandeliers with amber-shaded
lights illuminate a splendid, majestic, magical
place that is the timeless world of Buddha-Bar.
THE CUISINE
The menu reflects the style, ambiance of
Eastern cuisine with Western tastes and
influences. The menu is a creation of a
Californian (of Japanese descent) chef.
A Pacific Rim cuisine with a masterful blend of
ingredients and spices where Chinese, Japanese,
Thai and other Eastern flavours merge and
excite a Western palate. ‘Nouvelle Cuisine’
delicacies which fuse both style and taste
are creatively designed to feast both eyes and
taste-buds.
THE BAR/THE MEZZANINE
Linger and savour the experience… be seduced
by the temptation nectars with names which
inspire fantasy and desire… Nuits de Chine, Soleil
de Mes Nuits, the Lotus… immerse yourself
into a creatively, inspired fantasy world. Asian
sounds gently pulsate as a background musical
theme… World beats transport the delicate
senses into rhythms which are tribal and also
spiritual.
An evening can be filled with discovery or a
refined culinary voyage – or just after-dinner
drinks and fusion tapas.
THE MUSIC
Raymond Visan’s vision for his concept was a
venue with an experience enhanced by Asian
exotic charms. Buddha-Bar is a treat for all
senses where live DJs play carefully selected
tracks of Indian, Oriental, Arabic, Hispanic,
Vietnamese, Greek influence – together with
pop and 60s music. The atmosphere is dreamy,
sensuous and exciting – an auditory and visual
journey around the globe.
new delhi / 2012
new delhi / 2012
CONCEPT DEFINITION
THE DINNING AREA EXPERIENCE
Meaning ‘Way of the Warrior’ – a walk through
a stunning entrance of dimly lit, grey Nepalese
stonewalls where an array of colourful
Samurai armour suits, styled on the Sengokujidai period (Warring States), majestically lineup the bright, sculptured high resin stands.
Parchment style banners float from the ceiling
towards the hostess stand.
Designed as a modern interpretation of Ancient
Japan and mid-century Asia Bushido is a blend of
Japanese colours and textures in a modern 21st
century setting. Serving traditional Japanese,
Robata (meaning ‘by the fireside’) cuisine fused
with Japanese culinary influence and style.
Lantern style chandeliers shower the room
in bright white light: beautiful people seated
at opulent booths with thick wooden tables.
A tall glass tower from floor to ceiling is
the centre-piece of the Bushido. Samurai seem
embalmed in full warrior regalia.
The DJ plays, eclectic international music
that transports the guests to another time…
another place… where brave warriors wearing
frightening armour reign supreme.
· Lantern style chandeliers light up the dining
room. Dressed with red ‘passmenterie’ trimmings,
beige lampshades project a warm luminosity
yet dimmable by use of pre-set dimmers. Ceiling
directional spots illuminate the centre of each
dining table.
· The dining room walls are a grey rust tone
finish. High columns made of a hundred
carefully assembled new and vintage
sculptured wooden pieces. Ceilings are
covered with glass wool (acoustic fibre) for
soundproofing.
·Client
Long
wooden floor
Name
Bushido boards, dark brown
colour with heavy coating to sustain heavy use.
Artwork submitted
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· Oak (with heavy resin coated) dining tables and
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Date
08/01/2009
complemented with
dark oak, modern Japanese
design chair upholstered with rich coloured
fabrics.
· Banquettes surround the rooms, ornaments
with over-sized dark red curtains, adorn with
Samurai styled armoured lace.
THE BAR AREA EXPERIENCE
THE AMBIANCE
• The Surface and Volume
The restaurant must be at least 500 sq.m per
single space with a ceiling height of at least 4
metres.
A surrounding mezzanine floor which
overhangs (if possible) therefore facilitating a
two level dining facility.
A majestic staircase lit from the sides. Leadings
from the mezzanine floor down (or up) to the
restaurant.
On two floors, the bar to take up most of the
mezzanine floor – dining room occupies the
entirely surface below.
On a single floor, the bar is located next to
or around the dining room. If applicable (or
possible) the mezzanine features coffee tables
and comfortable seats, if available for afterdinner drinks or guests waiting to be seated.
• The Staff: Bartenders and bus-boys wear a
black Bushido tee-shirt. The servers wear a
Japanese style outfit.
• The Musical Ambiance
The DJ has a global vision of the room and
the music is an eclectic mix of world sound,
lounge and energy music in carefully balanced
harmony with atmosphere, decor and theme.
The bar is bright red – lights are strategically
placed above the counter. The back bar is made
of glass shelves which rest on katana handles
and lit from the glass edge.
In keeping with the dining chairs, the bar stools
are adorned with metal and rich coloured
fabrics.
THE MENU EXPERIENCE
Robata is the menu highlight. Robata meaning
“by the fireside” and is a traditional Hokkaido
cooking style where freshly caught fish are
grilled on small fires.
As part of the cuisine, a varied and specially
chosen selection of Robata-Yaki dishes are
grilled on Bincho-Tan charcoal. Ingredients
include: organic chicken, imported Japanese
mushrooms, luxurious ingredients like Foie
Gras.
Also included will be traditional food such
as Caesar salad, a full sushi menu, specialised
Kobe beef menu and a few innovative twists
on traditional Japanese cuisine perfectly
complement the robata features.
bahrain / 2009
bahrain / 2009
bahrain / 2009
CONCEPT DEFINITION
Barfly redefined a concept of nightlife as
inspired by the legendary writer (and nightlife
habitué), Charles Bukowski. A barfly is somebody
who spends a significant amount of time at a
bar.
Barfly reinvents the night experience by
combining a perfect evening: dining, lounging,
enjoying the uplifting music mixed by talented
DJs, whilst sipping complex cocktails at the bar.
Open from noon to late night, food and drinks
are non-stop. Visitors and guests can have
a multitude of reasons to keep stopping by
a Barfly – outstanding business luncheons,
trendy afternoon snack-lounge sessions,
great dinner, or just out on-the-town and
having fun!
THE AMBIANCE
Barfly was the original concept which combined
a restaurant/bar/lounge with a live DJ. All
utilized together in an original idea which has
since been developed worldwide.
Barfly has a Sushi bar and cocktail bar, a club
atmosphere, lounge and a live DJ.
A neo-baroque concept decorated with warm
reds and aubergine tones and colours.
A hip and energetic club-like atmosphere
combined with the luxury and comfort of an
intimate restaurant.
THE MUSIC EXPERIENCE
The Barfly music collection has enjoyed
international success and acclaim.
Produced by George V records who created the
world famous Buddha-Bar CD collection.
THE DINNING AREA EXPERIENCE
· Surface area of dining rooms: 350 sq.m minimum
· Restaurant: between 250 and 300 people – 22
metres long bar
· Standing room for 150 people
· Oversized VIP booths for large dinner parties
and bottle service
THE MENU EXPERIENCE
The menu offers the best international cuisine
complemented with an extensive wine list which
includes creative cocktails.
LOS ANGELES / 1999
CONCEPT DEFINITION
THE DINNING AREA EXPERIENCE
The definition of a brasserie (neighbourhood
restaurant serving drinks and meals) has
evolved into a restaurant/bar with both classic
and contemporary menu, elegantly presented in
a glamorous atmosphere which is elegant and
beautiful.
Guests enjoy a leisurely experience with friends
and/or family savouring food and drinks from
breakfast to a late night dinner.
A brasserie is generally located between a
fashionable bistro, restaurant and bar lounge.
Waiters usually wear black and white and there
are a wide range of dishes.
· Blend of traditional and Art Deco
· Colour scheme of red and burgundy
· Dark woods
· Velvet curtains
· Red shades with gold linings
· Mirrors
· Booths
· Bi-colour Art Deco marble tiles
· Contemporary bar design
· Ochre and copper accents
· Mosaic panels
· Decorative columns
THE MENU EXPERIENCE
THE AMBIANCE
Brass is open for breakfast and throughout
the day and until late evening for dinner. A meal
is therefore available at any time of the day late
into the night.
Combining highest quality and fresh food
with an excellent service in a tasteful, unique
environment, Brass is a particularly good venue
for those looking to casually meet up with
family and/or friends.
Brass offers a dynamic atmosphere, an
excellent cuisine at any time, all served by
enthusiastic and professional staff.
Using only the finest ingredients sourced
internationally from the most reputable and
respect butchers, fishmongers, grocers,
artisan baker and specialist food suppliers.
Blending traditional and innovative menus
(yet simply entitled) using the highest quality
products.
Large salads and superb steaks are
accompanied by an expertly designed and
especially chosen wine list.
CONCEPT DEFINITION
THE MUSIC EXPERIENCE
Raymond Visan is the visionary behind the
Buddha-Bar concept. Bushra is a modern
interpretation of the Enlightenment and
Romanticism eras. The East (Middle and Far East)
were seen as exotic and erotic destinations
which influenced an exciting and developing,
sensual artistic movement for writers, painters
and architects. Ottoman style fused with the
style and elegance of Far East Orientalism.
The British had a presence in India for the first
half of the 18th Century - Napoleon embarked
upon an Egyptian campaign in 1798. Oriental ideas,
visions, life-styles and spices were brought
back to Europe and influenced all forms of
culture, cuisine and enhanced intellectual
debate and understanding.
Bushra is a fusion of Eastern ideas and design.
These varying elements are combined and
embraced in a two-floor restaurant, bar
lounge, with sympathy for Eastern colours,
designs and taste. Sound, taste and vision are
the winning combination for this unique Eastern
experience.
Early evening is brought in with a mix of Oriental
lounge music with reworks of traditional
Arabic tunes. Slowing, the evening evolves into
various rhythmic combinations of tribal, house
and pop – always with an international music
undertone.
THE AMBIANCE
An inspirational Ottoman palace door leads into
a timeless elegance – a perfect amalgamation of
Middle Eastern/Ottoman/Oriental/18th Century
Baroque design and themes.
Fabrics of rich Eastern reds, dark orange,
gold and brown colours matched with
dark wood, intricate gold patinas. Discreet
lighting enhances the sense of the Oriental: a
taste of Moroccan influence in the beautiful
moucharabieh panels. Baroque chairs with
Ottoman style sofas and soft, inviting pillows.
Upstairs, a long bar with a gold façade
is decorated like an Arabian tent. Roofing
suspended on antique Arab warrior spears
evoke a sense of desert and a secret,
mysterious place. Suspended from the ceiling,
Sarazin shaped helmets reflect a soft light
onto the counter.
THE dinning EXPERIENCE
Bushra menu consists of the best of Middle
Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine.
Traditional recipes fuse together into a modern
interpretation.
• Starters include:
· Several twists on the Carpaccio
· Oriental Minestrone
· Lobster on Cumin Sauce
· Samosas
· Algerian Spicy Escabeche
· Tunisian Mechouia
· Middle Eastern Mezze
• Main Courses include:
· Various Middle Eastern cous-cous recipes
· Mechouis
· Moroccan tagines (served both as a modern
and ancient dish)
· Lebanese taboulleh
· A large grill menu with meats and vegetables
cooked to perfection
· A varied and wide selection of garnishes
• Desserts are new creations based on
traditional recipes such as:
· Crème brulee with orange flowers
· Saffron rice pudding with dates
CONCEPT DEFINITION
A stunning red and gold entrance aligned with
Thai Buddhas resting in high niches, and into a
multi-rooms restaurant. Turquoise columns
flank octopus-shape chandeliers that reflects
sparkles of crimson light. This is Karma Kafé.
Red velvet stools adorned with people, trendy
clientele at tables, or at the amber lit bar or
high-backed booths. In the background, the DJ
plays a trendy selection of international dance
music which transports you to an imaginary,
sensual place. A large transparent Buddha –
changing colors nightly – presides over the
main dining room, decorated with opulent Asian
inspired décor – reds and golds, turquoise,
rich elegant and vibrant coloured fabrics and
furniture – a chinese bistrot with a Pacific Rim
cuisine that combines Asian and Californian
flavours.
spots installed on the ceiling reflect lights
into the centre of each table.
· The dining room is decorated with a rust leaf
finish – high turquoise painted columns
· The floor is long, heaven, dark brown, heavy
duty, wooden boards.
· Dining tables made of oak are covered with a
heavy resin coating.
· Dark oak chairs are upholstered with knitted
fabrics in rich colours.
The decor / THE BAR
· Customised with Chinese baby pictures in
backlit amber resin, the bar is illuminated with
turquoise and gold silk lampions.
· A large mirror is surrounded by painted
designs which relate to Buddha’s life.
· Stools face the bar and are square shaped and
covered with a red coloured fabric.
THE AMBIANCE
THE MENU EXPERIENCE
• The Surface and Volume
· Each Karma Café must be at least 500 sq.m per
single space with a ceiling height of at least 4
metres.
• The Staff
Waiters, bartenders and busy-boys wear a black
Karma tee-shirt with red lettering. Their outfits
and uniforms are of a Chinese influence.
• The Musical Ambiance
The DJ has a dark brown wooden booth and a
global vision of the room. The music is a unique
mix of world, lounge and energy music in
harmony with decor and atmosphere.
Dishes are prepared with the view to sharing,
and are served on large platters rather than
individual plates. The presentation evokes a
sense of conviviality.
• some dishes are:
· Hawaiian smoked pot stickers
· Lettuce wraps with minced Mongolian beef
· Chinese orange chicken
· Grilled Asian pork ribs
· Salmon with black mushrooms and crispy
noodles
· Thai-barbecue chicken pizza
· Filet mignon cooked teppanyaki style
THE Decor / the restaurant
· Massive chandeliers made of metal and
with beige lampshades decorated with red
passmenterie light the dining room. A warm
luminous and sensual effect is created which
can be dimmed by pre-set dimmers. Directional
• The restaurant also has an array of sushi and
sashimi items incluated by by sushi chef, Masato
Nakabayashi, to be served in the dining room and
are at the large sushi bar, complemented by
wines, domestic beers and sake.
dubaï / 2009
dubaï / 2009
CONCEPT DEFINITION
Enticed through a stunning red and gold
accented entrance where hundred of standing
Thai Buddhas are beautifuly placed in high
niches… past giant Japanese Buddhas… into a
multi-floor restaurant divided into concentric
circles. Turquoise columns flank an octopus
style chandelier that illuminates the circular
room with darts of crimson light.
The trendy and elegant clientele, seated on
red velvet stools sit at an amber lit bar or on
high-backed booths. The DJ plays an eclectic
selection of international music – rhythms and
beats that transport you to another place – a
magical world of exquisite fantasy.
Strategically positioned in the centre of the
room, two large Buddhas preside over the
sunken dining area. The dining area decorated
with Asian inspired colour schemes and themes.
Little Buddha Cafe’s world – a Restaurant/Bar/
Lounge and Sushi Bar with a Pacific Rim cuisine
that combines Asian and Californian flavours
within a monumental setting with distinctive
decor and signature furnishings.
THE AMBIANCE
• The Surface and Volume
· Each Little Buddha Café must be at least 500
sq.m in one single space.
· Ceiling height of at least 4 metres.
· If possible, a majestic staircase, lit from the
sides, should lead from the mezzanine down/up
to the restaurant.
· On two floors, the bar takes up most of the
mezzanine while the dining room occupies the
entire surface below.
· On a single level, the bar is located next to/
around the dining room.
· If applicable, the mezzanine could feature
coffee tables and comfortable seats for afterdinner drinks or guests waiting to be served.
• The Staff
· Waiters, bartenders and bus-boys wear chinese
influenced black Little Buddha Café tee-shirts
with red letterings.
The decor
· Massive chandeliers made of metal and
with beige lampshades decorated with red
passmenterie should light the dining room. A
warm luminous and sensual effect is created
which can be dimmed by pre-set dimmers.
Directional spots installed on the ceiling
reflect lights into the centre of each table.
· At the side of the dining room is a 1 or 2,
three metres high statues of gold leaf painted
Buddhas, seating in a lotus position, one arm
raised, the other laying down.
· The dining room is decorated with a rust
leaf finish – high turquoise painted columns –
ceilings should be sound-proofed using glass
wool (acoustic fibre).
· The floor is long, heaven, dark brown, heavy
duty, wooden boards.
· Dining tables made of oak and covered with a
heavy resin coating.
· Surrounding balustrades are decorated with
Chinese checkers.
· Dark oak chairs are upholstered with knitted
ETRO brand fabrics in rich colours.
· Banquettes surround the room with their back
facing the walls.
THE bar
· Customized with Chinese baby pictures, backlit
with amber resin.
· The bar is lit with turquoise and gold silk
lampions.
· The back bar is made of dark brown wood with
flood lights for lighting.
· The back bar is made of dark wood.
· A large mirror is surrounded by painted
designs which relate to Buddha’s life.
THE MENU EXPERIENCE
• A pacific rim menu of chinese influence
featuring:
· Peking-style duck
· Vietnamese spring rolls with sweet chilli sauce
· Hawaiian smoked pot stickers
· Lettuce wraps with minced Mongolian beef
· Chinese orange chicken
· Grilled Asian pork ribs
· Salmon with black mushrooms and crispy
noodles
· Thai-barbecue chicken pizza
· Teppanyaki style filet mignon
• A wide choices of sushi and sashimi
creations featuring:
Sushi and sashimi items created by sushi chef,
Masato Nakabayashi, serving the dining room are
at the large sushi bar, complemented by a large
choice of wines, domestic beers and sake.
NICOSIE / 2010
las vegas / 2001
HURGHADA / 2007
geneva / 2010
las vegas / 2001
Sharm El Sheikh / 2005
CONCEPT DEFINITION
Located on the Place du Marché, Saint-Honoré,
Paris, the Barlotti restaurant cultivates a real
passion for Italy and its gastronomy. The menu
pays tribute to the recipes of a traditional
cuisine, high in colours and taste, a gigantic
atrium, an immense multi-coloured mural
inspired by Klimt’s work, walls carved in stone
and a magnificent glow of Venetian Murano
chandeliers provide a setting with a unique
architecture and an exceptional decor. This
sublime elegant venue is spread over 3 floors.
It’s chic and cosy bar evokes the atmosphere
of the world’s great hotel bars and boasts a
superb collection of Bellini paintings.
The overall setting is highlighted by a unique
Tuscan lounge and musical ambiance that is
skilfully and charmingly played by live DJs.
A terrace is set-up on the Place du Marché,
Saint-Honoré, on which you can enjoy a Dolce
Vita ‘eatmosphere’ – during the long and warm
summer days. Barlotti, a subtle Italian touch in
the heart of Paris.
THE DECOR
• A Venetian inspired decor on three floors and
a central atrium over 30 feet high. Lights fill the
three floors with illumination and sparkle from
the glass Murano chandelier.
Barlotti is an Italian infusion of life and love:
breathing and beating in the heart of bustling
Paris. An elegant and exciting visual experience
merged with fine dining and a deftly blended
musical beat.
• A very cool, chic, dimly lit, enticing Tuscan
lounge. A very popular destination for
beautiful and elegant Parisians… especially the
successful and beautiful A-list crowd.
THE CUISINE
Italian inspired cuisine, full of good, style and
visually exciting. Rich in colour, temperament
and taste, the house speciality is risotto –
however most preferred Italian dishes are
on the menu with an exciting development of
traditional recipes.
THE BAR/THE MEZZANINE
The highlight of the Barlotti, is their own style
interpretation of the internationally savoured,
Bellini Cocktail. Using peach blossom honey
and smashed wild peach, blended with sparking
white wine, invigorating and lavish, the cocktail
sparkles and is beautifully delicate. Perfect as
the signature drink for an Italian inspired bar/
restaurant.
paris / 2002
paris / 2002
CONCEPT DEFINITION
The cuisine
The view from the street is that of an imposing
restaurant/bar with a tall façade and glass
bar. A restaurant-bar with a vibrant, fiery, feisty
and sexually intense, Latin atmosphere.
Inside the first visual experience is breath-taking
and exciting: a 19th Century architecture,
an impression of volume and space… an
awe-inspiring majestic staircase… sensuous
and perfectly curved – like the ideal female
form. Colourful, sparkling and vibrant, the
restaurant/bar has a Latin/South America feel –
Latin hospitality with 21st century service.
With restaurants on three floors, the Barrio
offers an international culinary voyage of
discovery and development: chutney, spices,
sweet potato and plaintain accompany kebabs,
meat or fish dishes, ceviche (sea-food which has
been marinated in citrus juices) and other exotic
recipes.
Surface and Volume
• 1st Floor – Latin/American menu. Tantalising
the taste-buds with a full menu offering
Chilean, Argentinean, Mexican, Cuban and
Venezuelan food. Dependent upon your mood
or preferred venue for seating, either in the
main room (which has a glass roof) or in a small
lounge.
· Surface of 3,500 sq.m on 4 levels
· Opened – August 1999
· Area and capacity:
Ground floor – 250 seated
1st Floor – restaurant: 220 seats
2nd Floor – Cuban bar: 160 seated
3rd Floor – VIP area: 150 seated.
The Decor
Rich reds, vibrant orange tones, beautifully
ornate wrought iron-work. Iron suspended
crimson light fittings punctuate the room with
chards of light. Soft, sultry sofas, Parisian in
style, comfortable, inviting and gently curved…
the style in keeping with the Barrio Latino theme
of softness, sensuality and symmetry.
A sparkling, salon atmosphere where you
can savour a drink with friends, brunch, or a
romantic evening dinner…
The Barrio Latino also offers Salsa Brunches at
the weekend and dance lessons for the inspired.
• Ground Floor – Has two bars and a tapas
menu. As the evening develops, the ground
floor is used for dancing but is also a sociable
area for a drink, share some food or for a
comfortable party.
• 2nd Floor – Cuban bar and tapas menu
Reminiscent of a 1920s Hemingway novel… a
circular spa decorated with cigars and Cuban
style artefacts and decor.
• 3rd Floor – VIP area, restaurant and bar.
Dedicated and reserved for Barrio’s most loyal
patrons and with its own private lift, this is an
exclusive area of the restaurant for those
would like to meet by the bar, or to cosily curl
up in the Eastern lounge.
THE BAR/THE MEZZANINE
A Latin American journey inspired by Latin themes,
intensity and fire. The bar offers a broad menu
of cocktails, rums and cigars.
paris / 1999
paris / 1999
CONCEPT DEFINITION
The cuisine
Situated in the heart of Paris’ Golden Triangle,
the Bound offers an international cuisine in
a contemporary, neo-baroque style setting.
With a architectural rivalry that is both New
York and Paris – Bound is a wonderful and
sophisticated style fusion of these two great
cities.
The Bound has a restaurant/lounge/bar/sushibar and the very best international cuisine.
The Ambiance
Whether at night or during the day, the Bound
has always an international, jet-setting,
clientele.
Surface and Volume
· Restaurant – 170 place settings
· 22 meters long bar: standing room for 150
people
· Heated patio: 44 place settings
THE decor
An exciting love affair of New York meets Paris.
Popular, hip and very trendy. Where the young
and beautiful meet up for sushi, dinner or a
cocktail. Refined, elegant, sophisticated and for
the young, bon-chic and beautiful – a special
day or evening dining experience: a venue with an
extra sparkle, bustling, alive and vibrant in the
heart of Paris.
THE BAR/THE MEZZANINE
• A red bar with a back wall of glass wall and
shelves in which the alcohol and glasses are
stored. Black leather bar stalls surround the
bar which is the length of the wall in a curved
shape to allow maximum seating.
• Bound has a reputation for serving,
sophisticated cocktails, and original signature
cocktails devised and served by the chef barman
- Phillipe Marin.
• Behind the bar, glass shelves are used to
store glasses and alcohol and there is a large
standing area for clientele unable to sit at the
bar.
Music
The DJ is strategically placed in a glamorous
purple and black room playing yesterday’s and
today’s pop rock.
paris / 2005
paris / 2005
S I D D H A R TA C A F É
CONCEPT DEFINITION
A Pop Art ‘Eatmosphere’. An infusion of bright
rich colour and bright lights: reminiscent
of the counter-revolutionary expression
of the 1960s both in vibrancy and zest for
life. Siddharta Café is bold and confident,
enthusiastic and with a view to extending
current boundaries. A culinary and design
interpretation of an artistic and cultural
movement.
• Main courses include:
· Grilled Beef Fillet: Bearnaise, Pepper or Morell
Mushroom Sauce
· Belle Sole Meuniere
· Chicken Madras, Spicy Rice and Mango Chutney
· Tagliatelle dwith Smoked Duck and Mushrooms
• Dessert courses include:
· Vanilla Crème Brulée
· Raspberry Tiramisu
THE decor
THE BAR/THE MEZZANINE
Underlining the confidence of expression of
this Era, the ambiance is underlined with a fun
mix mix of Oriental design with a modern concept
with coffered ceiling of stucco and Eastern
motives. Wooden niches with 72 transparent
Buddha statues line the walls of the restaurant,
merging into an impressive colourful pattern.
Up to 100 guests can enjoy the stylish comfort
of the upholstered turquoise chair as well as
comfy chairs and sofas in the adjoining lounge.
The cuisine
An international cuisine which explores taste
and aroma – both sophisticated and delicate.
• Starters include:
· Shrimp and Asparagus Caesar salad
· Smoked Salmon with Cold Horserach Sauce
and Blini
· Canadian Lobster Salad with Garlic-Ginger
dressing
The glass themes extend into the bar area
with chandeliers from the Czech Republic.
A glass gallery above the bar allows the
voyeuristically inclined to watch diners and
dancers on the lower floors.
THE BAR/THE MEZZANINE
The music has a groovy 1960s feel to it. Fun,
light-hearted, young and uninhibited. Flower
power… bright colours… hippies and a
voyage. Essentially… a great sense of fun and
abandonment.
Mixed by the best DJ playing lounge tracks from
noon until late.
prague / 2009
prague / 2009
budapest / 2012
CONCEPT DEFINITION
The decor - iced vodka
BARESTROIKA is a trendy Easten-Europe/russian
Bar/lounge. A lounge and ICED COUNTER Vodka
Ice Bar, with over 200 brands of Vodkas
available, along with a Bar/Lounge Menu of fine
selections of Fish Eggs & smoked fishes served
over blinis in original settings.
On the other hand full bar, lounge armchairs
and sofas, where the same menu is served. A
corner of the room features a Vodka shot
wall where guests can safely break specially
designed multi colored Vodka shot glasses, in
turn the debris will accumulate behind an RGB
lit glass wall and evolves into an art feature
over time.
- Red Leather and/or Cushionned Lounge Chairs
and sofas
- Wooden Lounge tables with back lit ice chest
in the center
- Dark brown hardwood floors with Carpets
- Mirrors and old looking Easter Europe
posters on OLD brick walls
- Red and Gold, wood and black dominant
features
- Two Bars with shaved ice counters RGB lit
- Black glossy chandeliers RGB lit with red
- Oversized drape features on walls and ceilings
- Vodka Shots Wall with glass
The FOOD
The ambiance
The atmosphere evolves from a trendy lounge
where you can sip great drinks and nibble on
fine foods in the early evening to an energy
club-like ambiance later on.
The soundtrack of evening is a masterful DJ
blend of loungy gypsy beats With eastern
Europe influences mixed with popular rhythms.
The lights are warm and dimmed, the music gets
faster into the evening.
The food consists of a vast variety of fine
caviars, fish eggs & smoked fish served on blinis
and presented in a Hip and original way partition
for traditionnal Vodka drinking.
CONCEPT DEFINITION
A 21st Century re-interpretation of the
traditional Chicago steakhouse exuding the
ambience of an exclusive club, Black & Blue will
serve the traditional Double Cut Filet Mignon,
Prime Ribeye Steak, Single Cut Prime New York,
but also Strip Broiled Sea Scallops, Grilled
Lobster, Atlantic Salmon, along with daring
signature innovations to fit this new establish-
ment created by Raymond Visan, the visionary
behind Buddha-Bar, Barlotti, Barrio Latino,
Barfly, and many more.
Set in an upscale decor of black glazed bricks,
a subtle lighting on an array of dark brown
furnishings, Black & Blue will also feature a
large bar and a DJ for a complete night out
experience.
CONCEPT DEFINITION
In a pure Japanese style, Sue-She’s brings
together traditional light wood elements with
colorful Manga influences, from characters
spreading across floors and walls to multiple
video screens perfectly integrating the theme
with Japanimation cartoons, under modern neon
light features. The best of sushi, sashimi and recreations of traditional Sushi-bar dishes will be
served in an energetic musical atmosphere.
CONCEPT DEFINITION
The ambiance
• A seductive time-warp… past and future
meet and merge. Cultures collide and unite. A
contemporary neo-tribal supper club.
• The concept of ZUKABAR is a synergy of ancient
tribal cultures moulding into a modern, hip and
trendy environment with dancing, themed dining
and entertainment.
• The design is a blend of Afro-tribal art yet
comfortable and luxurious with a high calibre
level of service.
The ambiance is tribal, energetic, alive and
exciting. As the evening evolves from Lounge to
Restaurant/Bar to Club – the vibe and momentum
remain classy, fashionable and trendy. The
international and trendy crowd blend into this
exciting dramatic destination – each guest will
find their level, the right atmosphere for their
evening where food and service, music and vision
synergise for an unforgettable evening.
THE decor
• Enter via a tall, oversized dark brown tribal
door – you are greeted with a visual feast… a
wall of flames and waterfall – fire and water
in a background of earthy tones and hues. An
incredible blend of colours and structures
in an Art-Deco, Neo-Tribal themed restaurant/
bar transports you to Tribal Africa – natural
and exciting. Tantalising Tribal lounge beats
– dancers in suspended cages… drummers
leading the rhythm which inspires the dance and
mood.
• Later, the dance floor opens up to a festive
crowd for an unforgettable experience of
sound, light, taste and vision.
The cuisine
The food is a fusion and blend of Mediterranean
and Caribbean cuisine – international dishes
with an inventive and subtle but carefully
blended selection of multi-cultural flavours,
Mediterranean innovative creations and an
interpretation of island cuisine.
CONCEPT DEFINITION
• Sanctuary Terrace
The Sanctuary Terrace offers a completely new
concept for a VIP clientele clubbing in Dubai.
The philosophy is simple and which provides
a cutting edge world-class service and
entertainment. How? By embracing the beautiful
Dubai winter, outdoor entertainment beneath
a sparkling star filled sky.The Sanctuary
Terrace is a serene location, where the music
is soothing and funky. A classic blend of the
latest music – infused house adds the final
touch which creates a soothing atmosphere on
the Terrace.
• The Suede Room
The Suede Room has a welcoming lounge feel,
and atmosphere which entices the guest to
savour a premium cocktail list and bottle
service.
• Under Flavour
· An urban club which has quality and tone: the
glamorous clientele can enjoy a memorable
clubbing experience which is tangible and
exciting.
· Unique party themes which will showcase
Dubai’s international DJs from around the
world and monthly ‘special events’.
• The Terrace
· Providing an alternative genre-crossing blend
of rhythm-laced house music – savouring The
Terrace is a great start to the weekend.
· An energetic selection of deep house on The
Terrace captures your attention with carefully
chosen sound-tracks and gently guides you
into a memorable weekend.
· If however, you prefer a more relaxing warmup – six back, relax and enjoy world-class
table service as you unwind in the Suede Room
to a comforting mix of funk and urban. The
Wednesday philosophy is: ‘Your weekend begins
here!’.
• Universal Language
With the best international Disc Jockeys from
worldwide institutions.
Sanctuary Thursdays appeals to Dubai’s most
sophisticated clientele. Offering an attractive
calendar of events and using Sanctuary’s
outstanding visual imagery and with a superb
blend of music – a visit to the Sanctuary –
refreshes, excites and invigorates the senses.
• Exceeding Expectations
… Exceeding expectations is the experience
offered. Dubai’s supreme and international jetsetting clientele regard a visit to the Sanctuary
as the highlight of their week. A night flooded
with excitement, themed dancers, a visual
showcase with Sanctuary’s state-of-the-art
facilities and equipment.
· Musically – a delight to the senses – a local,
quality DJ line-up will invite, on a monthly basis,
exclusive performances from the world’s most
‘wanted A-list artists’.
· This is an experience – like – no other! A unique
synergy between the different rooms has its
own dynamism. The atmosphere is uplifting,
invigorating and energetic. Whether on the
Terrace or subtly contrasted with the Suede
Room for those who prefer a more intimate
atmosphere. All tastes catered for – all
personalities satisfied.
• A Spiritual Sanctuary
· A welcome interlude to a hectic weekend.
Clientele seek a haven in one of Sanctuary’s
exclusive Terrace booths… the crisp winter air
is filled with a warm selection of vocal house. A
vibe and energy which makes the Sanctuary, the
One Club in Dubai – which is a perfect Sanctuary.
· The delicate and carefully chosen selection
of music floats on the sound-waves, a peaceful
haven within pristine and exquisite surroundings
– a delicious cocktail in one hand… a shisha pipe
in the other.
dubaï / 2009
dubaï / 2009
V for vision
V Hotels bring to the hotel market – a bold
new concept. The perfect and winning
combination of all expertise merged together
for a unique and outstanding concept. A
successful established, global food and
beverage company (Buddha-Bar, Barfly, Barrio
Latino, Bound, Barlotti, etc). Now inter-linked
with a new hotel concept. Under Raymond
Visan’s visionary direction and in collaboration
with internationally famous architect, Phillipe
Starck, they have together invented a new type
of lifestyle hotel (Philippe Starck invented the
boutique hotel concept in the 1990s).
their own experienced enjoying an international
jet-setting lifestyle. V Hotel delivers a lifestyle
which is absolutely modern and also natural
and spiritual. All facilities and amenities are
state-of-the-art, however also discreet and
subtle. A new trend is about to emerge in this
new eco-friendly world – natural and exciting
environments which are sympathetic and in tune
with their surroundings.
• V Hotels are setting the trend as innovators
of a unique lifestyle and hospitality future.
i for Integration
I for innovation
• V Hotels are highly individual. All aspects of
this new concept of hospitality are modern,
intimate, trendy and visually stunning – leaving
you with the after-taste of a unique and
memorable experience.
• Everyone will find an aspect of V Hotels that
they can personally relate to… an extension of
their lifestyle – an intimate comfort area in tune
with its surroundings.
• The V Spa embraces the desire for a trendy
journey that excites the senses – ignites the
flame from within. The atmosphere is an eclectic
mix of nature with a fusion of contemporary
design and treatments enhanced by the use of
colour, lighting and water.
• A lounge/spa area where bathers can delight
in enriched, relaxing and invigorating mineral
pools. Ceiling and underwater projections,
sound vibrations – a physical massage – a
‘touch’ experience coupled with ‘sound’ and
‘sight’ which develops the experience to a higher
sensory level.
Clay and carbon detoxifying saunas, energising
bathing stone tubs merged with colour therapy.
V also has its own range of wellness products
for the face and body, bath and bedroom.
S for satisfaction
• V Hotels cater to the most discerning of
customer who wants and expects the very best.
Elegant, sophisticated and educated from
Raymond Visan and Phillipe Starck have
developed an ever evolving concept which
is suitable for both urban or resort
environments and which caters to an
upscale clientele faithful and intrigued by
this outstanding and exciting combination of
strong food content and style, beverage
and Eatertainment philosophy. Stunning visual
and technological innovations – inspirational
architectural design and concepts which
synergise into a heightened standard of 21st
century hospitality.
O for Original
V Hotels embrace today’s ethos of eco friendly
and environmental concerns, a core philosophy
is to merge technology with nature to create
an innovative, inspirational hospitality product.
N for Next Generation
• V Hotels represents the next generation
of boutique hotels. Co-branded by two
successful visionaries – they have enhanced and
developed to an unparalleled round-the-clock
hospitality, a memorable, lifestyle experience.
• This is a modern day Garden of Eden… a
Sanctuary for those seeking respite, pleasure
and the ultimate hospitality, lifestyle experience.
IMPORTANT NOTICE
The material contained in this Concept
Memorandum is confidential. It is not to be used
for any purpose or made available to any other
person without the express written consent
of George V Eatertainment. Some pictures
sole purpose is to illustrate a concept, no
copyright or ownership is implied, the rights
of those pictures remain the property of their
rightful owner/copyrighter.
This Concept Memorandum does not purport to
be all-inclusive or necessarily to contain all
of the information that an interested party may
desire in investigating the V Hotels (VH) projects.
In all cases, interested parties should conduct
their own investigation and analysis of the
projects.
Neither George V Eatertainment nor any of their
respective independent advisers or affiliates, or
any director, partner, employee or agent, make
any representation or warranty, expressed
or implied, as to the completeness or the
accuracy of the material contained in this
Concept Memorandum or any of its contents,
and no legal commitments or obligations shall
arise by reason of this Concept Memorandum
or any of its contents.
All parties disclaim any and all liability which
may be based on such information, errors
therein or omissions there form. No information
set out in this Concept Memorandum or
referred to in such other written or oral
information will form the basis of any
contract.
The purpose of this Concept Memorandum is to
assist the recipient in deciding whether it wishes
to proceed with a further investigation of the
concepts and this Concept Memorandum does
not constitute an offer or invitation for the
sale or purchase of securities or any of the
business or assets described in it.
George V Eatertainment reserves the right
to request the return of the Concept
Memorandum at any time. By accepting this
Concept Memorandum, you agree (i) that you
hold and treat the Information Memorandum
and its contents in the strictest confidence, (ii)
that you will not photocopy or duplicate any
part of the Concept Memorandum, (iii) that you
will not disclose the Concept Memorandum or
any of its contents to any other entity without
the prior written authorization of George V
Eatertainment, and (iv) that you will not use
the Concept Memorandum in any fashion or
manner detrimental to the interest of George V
Eatertainment.
The terms and conditions stated in this section
relate to all the sections of the Concept
Memorandum as if stated independently therein.
If, after reviewing this document, you have no
further interest in VH at this time, this Concept
Memorandum should be returned to George V
Eatertainment immediately.
Recipients of this document in jurisdictions
outside France should inform themselves about
and observe any applicable legal requirements.
George V eatertainment does not accept
any liability to any person in relation to the
distribution or possession of the Concept
Memorandum in or from any jurisdiction.
In no circumstances will George V
Eatertainment or any of their respective
independent advisers or affiliates, or any
director, partner, employee or agent of any
of them be responsible for any costs, losses
or expenses incurred in connection with any
appraisal or investigation of the concepts (in
total or part).
George V Eatertainment FRANCE
23 rue d’anjou
75008 PariS
FRANCE
tel : +33(0)1 55 35 36 80
fax : +33(0)1 55 35 36 86
George V SPA
23 rue d’anjou
75008 PariS
France
tel : +33(0)1 55 35 36 80
fax : +33(0)1 55 35 36 86
George V RECORDS
23 rue d’anjou
75008 PariS
France
tel : +33(0)1 55 35 36 80
fax : +33(0)1 55 35 36 86
[email protected]
www.buddhabar.com
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