Published On: Wed, Oct 5th, 2016

Why London’s German Gymnasium is world’s best



London’s German Gymnasium is considered the ‘Best Overall Restaurant’ all over the world.

This restaurant was started and opened its doors for public in November 2015. Now some reports have revealed that it has got the top spot in the 8th Restaurant & Bar Design Awards. The awards recognize wonderful food and beverage spaces worldwide.

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Here is the list why the German Gymnasium is thought to be the world’s best restaurant.

The restaurant was designed by architect Edward Gruning in 1864, German Gymnasium is located in a newly-renovated Grade II listed edifice amid King’s Cross station and St Pancras International.


At the start, it was the primary purpose-built gym in England that hosted the first-ever indoor Olympic Games in 1866.


Prior to becoming a restaurant, German Gymnasium has provided its facilities as offices, storage, and an art display place.


It at the present has an al fresco terrace, a patisserie counter, an all-day Grand Café and the Meister Bar.

It has kept the original characteristics in one piece; the designers Conran & Partners overhauled the place with up to date details.


European dishes from German-born Executive Chef Bjoern Wassmuth and Eastern European wines from a list curate by Head Sommelier Virgile Degrez are worked on the first floor of the restaurant.

While German custom of Kaffee und Kuchen can take pleasure at the Grand Café later than 4 pm with a broad range of cakes and pastries.


The Meister Bar characterizes Le Whaf, a unique carafe that vaporizes cocktails twisting them into low-calorie clouds and can be employed in an array of the alternatives on the menu. A London DJ plays at the bar, 9 pm forward from Thursday to Saturday.


About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

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