Decorating an Art Deco Restaurant – Brasserie Zédel

Brasserie Zédel, grand Parisian brasserie in London

Brasserie Zédel, 20 Sherwood St, London W1

Brasserie Zédel is a grand Parisian brasserie in the heart of London, and was once part of The Regent Palace Hotel.

  • Brasserie Zédel serves traditional French cuisine.
  • ZL Café is a casual off-street café and bar, for light snacks and drinks.

Gallon poster near lift

Careful attention to detail

Authentic art deco interiors

Authentic art deco interiors

In the early 1930s, the interiors were designed by Oliver Percy Bernard, generally recognised as one of the key figures in the creation of the art deco style.

Seventy years later the restaurant and bars have been immaculately recreated from the original architectural drawings.

Probably the best and most authentic series of 1930s interiors in this country.
–Architecture Today Magazine

Bringing colour and life to every corner

Bringing colour and life to every corner

The restaurant, café, and hallways had to be decorated to match the authenticity, glamour, and splendour of the art deco architecture and to recreate the ambience of the period.

Zédel’s designers chose genuine vintage advertising posters from Dodo Posters to bringing life and colour to every corner…

Genuine vintage posters

Genuine vintage 1930s posters

… integrating the relaxed style of the street-level café and enticing customers downstairs into the magnificent basement.

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