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Sketch is a destination for foodies, artistes and music lovers alike - taking over two expansive floors of a converted 18th century building in Conduit Street, Mayfair, London. Vibrant venue options abound, but one thing's for certain - we do - so you should I DO at this luxe lieu.
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The triple dream of launching a centre, a “lieu” or destination place, for food, art and music has been realised by Mourad “Momo” Mazouz and his team of chefs and designers over two expansive floors of a converted 18th century building in Conduit Street, Mayfair, London. sketch is a complex and unique site. Conceived by French master chef Pierre Gagnaire and restaurateur Mazouz, it has attracted unprecedented media reaction for its myriad food, drink and entertainment styles since it opened in December 2002. Gagnaire's culinary genius has inspired the menus throughout sketch. His eponymous Michelin three-starred Paris restaurant has a distinctive menu style, which Gagnaire had adapted for sketch. Executed by his acolytes, the food is imaginative, bold, ground-breaking and delicious. Theses two visionaries have come together to create sketch... Mourad Mazouz; a recognizable figure in France for celebrated restaurants such as Au Bascou and 404 in Paris. Mourad Mazouz opened Momo restaurant in London in 1997, winning ‘Bar of the Year’ in the Evening Standard for its clever mix of world music, chic staff and sexy interiors. In 2006 Mourad opened Almaz by Momo in Dubai, a superb amalgamation of modernist North African design and food. Mourad teamed up with the Prada Foundation in 2008 to open the Double Club. A Congolese ‘pop-up’ restaurant and bar, designed by world renowned artist Carsten Holler. Another Paris opening soon followed with the opening of Derriere. With a talent to combine the most unusual in the most unexpected way. Mourad has also published The Momo Cook Book and founded the record label Mo’Zik.. Pierre Gagnaire; born into a family of restaurateurs Pierre Gagnaire’s 40 year rise to culinary superstardom began with his first restaurant in 1980 in St Etienne. Twice awarded the coveted 3rd Michelin star accolade, his influence continues to receive recognition worldwide for his restaurants in Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul and Dubai. The name ‘Pierre Gagnaire’ has become synonymous with adventurous and iconoclastic cooking, with his unique culinary rhythm and technical mastery. Executed for Pierre by Romain Chapel and Herve Deville (executive chefs of sketch) the food promises to be imaginative, bold and delicious.
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range Does this include catering fees?
Estimated Price Per Head
from $54 to $250
All spaces within sketch are based on minimum spends which are inc VAT + service @ 15% on food and beverage. The minimum spend will also cover a venue hire charge, staffing costs, AV (within a £2,000 budget), and food & beverage.
Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event
Capacity Seated 120 Buffet N/A Standing 100 Celebrations Hosted Here Since 2002 Venue Spaces Indoor Venue Space Only Catering Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue Alcohol Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services The Venue is Closed During The Gallery will ber closed for refurbishment from mid May - early June 2014 The Lecture Room & Library is closed for the last 2 weeks in August 2014 Amenities A/V Equipment Wifi Dining Chairs Dining Tables Onsite Restrooms Venue Features The Scene: This Grade II listed building, provides a traditional and beautify setting for an event or reservations with sketch. Combined with the eclectic focus on food, music and art; this space ensures that guests feel unique with a sense of exctement as to what lies ahead.....With our members bar, The Parlour located immediataley on your right hand side, followed by the enchanbted forest that stands as the Glade, guests will be sure to feel as if in a wonderland of design with a day to loose in any of these rooms. Design: Design plays a key part in sketch's reputation and dining experience. With every room designed differently, by a number of artist; we can guarentee that you will not find another room like it in London. The Glade provides an enchanted forest-like setting, where guests can enjoy breakfasts, afternoon teas, lunch, dinner and receptions. Our infamous Pod Toilets are a 'not-to-miss' at sketch; as well as the unique dining and culinary experience provided for guests in the 2 Michelin Starred Restaurant that is the Lecture Room. Standout Venue Features: sketch is renowned for an excellent level of service; Extra Perks: All private events come with a minimum spend that covers all charges (excluding service charge). Awards & Notables
http://www.sketch.uk.com/awards.php?menu=5 Please see the link for a list of all sketch awards
Celebration Locations Gallery: The Gallery is the largest space within sketch and is our artist-designed space. Every 18 months, this space is transformed by a new artist, ensuring that guests are forever surprised and enjoying the culinary refinement and unique setting that this space offers. Currently designed byDavid Shrigley, this is a space to watch.... - View: n/a - Max Capacity: 120 guests seated - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing Glade: The Glade is a vibrant space; descorated as an enchanted forest which appears like something half-remembered and yet completely contemporary. Taking inspiration from early c20th stationery, they re-painted, enlarged and reversed the design, printing it onto hundreds of metres of paper. Each piece is handcut, and découpaged to the walls. In this forest, delicate 50s rattan furniture, from the South of France, creates a startlingly modern fairy-tale romance. - View: n/a - Max Capacity: 49 guests seated, 80 guests standing - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing The Parlour: From day to day the Parlour is home to the finest delicacies of the sketch chefs. Lounge on a variety of Louis XV seating in the quirky and eccentric patisserie, restaurant and bar from breakfast, through comfort food and afternoon tea for up to six persons until the last drink before home… The Parlour turns into a cocktail bar from 6pm to 2am (Members only from 9pm) - View: Street View - Max Capacity: 100 guests for a standing reception only - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing Lecture Room: Ascend the stairs to the Lecture Room & Library, sketch’s two Michelin starred fine dining restaurant. Created by leading Interior Designer Gahban O’Keeffe, all ‘tasting’ and ‘a la carte’ menus are devised by French Master Chef Pierre Gagnaire, offering a unique breadth of ingredients and a complexity of combinations. The extensive and acclaimed wine list was awarded ‘Best Award for Excellence’ by the Wine Spectator and AA Guide’s ‘Best UK Wine List’. - View: Street View - Max Capacity: 50 guests seated only - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing The Library: This is our semi-private dining room and is part of out 2 Michelin Starred Restaurant the Lecture Room. There is a small but elegant lounge area for guests to enjoy pre-lunch or dinner drinks reception, followed by your seated dinner. - View: Street View - Max Capacity: 24 guests seated - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing Entire Buyout: - Max Capacity: 450 standing Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes: Whether you fancy a relaxed breakfast in the Parlour, a grand afternoon tea for two in the Glade or a 4 course Michelin Starred Menu in the Lecture Room; each of the spaces are worth a visit... Bars & Lounges: Take your pick; each evening space within sketch are transformed into bar areas with the Parlour, the GLade and the East Bar you have many spaces to choose from to start working your way thorugh our awrad winning cocktail menu. THIS VENUE DOES NOT HAVE ANY REPORTS AT THIS TIME. Check back again soon!