XiaoFangZhou - Japanese style izakaya
Design by Eddy x Cody
When night is falling, the izakaya is bustling with activity.
The table spreads with delicacies.
Friends drink and chat pleasantly. People toast with cheer and boisterousness.
Relax and casual atmosphere filled the entire space.
The appearance of the restaurant is decorated by flag of Japan, Hi no maru.
A crimson-red disc hanged in the center embodies the circle of the rising sun.
The sign, which is rusted deliberately and projected by light, bring the restaurant warmth.
Black smoked wooden board of hidden electricity meter box is not made of Bincho-charcoal used in the restaurant.
It is burning mark from previous accidental fire of the izakaya and placed as the memorial.
Extended kitchen solved the insufficient space problem from original structure and provides the more complete and comfortable working area.
Grilled station is installed near the pavement and face to customers.
Chef’s skill and gravy meat are whetted foodie’s appetite.
Setting in the bar is the best choice for Japanese food.
Customers could interact closely with chefs and watch the whole cooking process.
Bar table is made of wood and shows the natural texture.
Steel reinforced the structure of roof. It looks like the dark dome and envelopes the floor.
Light gray wall extends the visual of interior space.
Wood wool cement boards create a separate space for a counter.
The blowing glass lamp shed a dim light.
The crowd gradually gathers in the izakaya.
People are tipsy because of sake.
It becomes more hilarious in the night.
Climbing to the second floor, hand-painted spray paint lays striking on the wall.
The paint of Kyoto’s quaint street scene is extremely vivid and recreates the atmosphere of Japan.
Handmade bamboo lights consist of bamboo baskets and fishing nets.
Utilizing the material related to fish village symbolizes the name of the izakaya, XiaoFangZhou, which means “little ark” in Chinese.
Adjustable curtains increase the flexibility of space allocation. The room can be separated to semi-open box for 4 to 12 people in the short time.
Comfortable environment, friendly service and joyful atmosphere are the features of this izakaya.
“Thank you very much. We are looking forward your next visit.”