Client: Mantle Group
Completion: Mar 2016
The latest Pig'N'Whistle venue and the first on the Southside, this very sophisticated pub opens directly out onto a very busy corner with outdoor seating and lush landscaping right up to the footpath edge.
Inside, the vaulted ceilings simultaneously tie the whole interior space together whilst also having the effect of breaking up the large internal volumes into more intimate, human-scaled spaces that lend an aura of specialness to the space around each table.
The ceilings create a regular rhythm in the interior spaces that are very irregularly-shaped in plan, bringing order and a sense of familiar history that is carried in the vault forms. The spaces thus created are visually arresting but also easily approachable and instantly comfortable.
The bar itself is the centrepiece of the venue, crafted from brass and Pilbara marble in an intricate composition on a very large scale.
Photography: Toby Scott