Luxury Fashion Brands That Also Have Restaurants and Cafes

Gucci, Dior, and other high-end fashion houses have all hopped on the luxury cafe trend. Imagine what they would do with cafes, restaurants, and bars, given the level of detail they offer to retail outlets. Here are some of them.

#1. Bar Luce, Milan

Bar Luce, Milan
With Bar Luce, the Italian fashion house Prada introduces its artistic flair to the world of haute cuisine. This Milanese cafe is located at the Fondazione Prada in the city’s center. The architecture of Bar Luce is one-of-a-kind, having been produced by renowned film director Wes Anderson. The bar, as planned, is decorated in Anderson’s signature pastel shades, including the furnishings and wallpaper.

#2. Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura, Florence

Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura, Florence
On Piazza Della Signoria, this one-Michelin-star restaurant is part of the Gucci Garden Museum and retail store. Massimo Bottura, a three-Michelin-star chef, and Karime Lopez, a Mexican chef, have created a variety of dishes for the restaurant. It does not serve drinks, but you may order wines from Italy or France to accompany your meal. It is recommended that you make a reservation. In Beverly Hills, California, there is a Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura for Americans.

#3. Ralph’s Coffee & Bar, London

Ralph's Coffee & Bar, London
Ralph Lauren is a globally recognized brand, thanks in part to the famous Polo Bear logo. Ralph’s Coffee & Bar, the restaurant, first opened its doors in 2016 and soon became one of Mayfair’s hottest dining destinations. Its design is inspired by the Polo Bar in New York, which features equestrian art and memorabilia on its walls. A curated menu of standard American fare offers a wide range of coffee, drinks, bar snacks, and shared plates.

#4. Beige by Alain Ducasse, Tokyo

Beige by Alain Ducasse, Tokyo
Chanel, of course, went all out in the gastronomical room in Ginza, Tokyo, with a celebrity chef. Beige by Alain Ducasse is the result of a swanky collaboration between two famous French names: Chanel and Alain Ducasse. Peter Marino, Chanel’s own boutique designer, designed the two-Michelin-star restaurant. Customers should expect authentic French cooking with the finest Japanese ingredients, in addition to the restaurant’s contemporary and elegant interior.

#5. Cafe Dior by Pierre Hermé, Seoul

Cafe Dior by Pierre Hermé, Seoul
Cafe Dior by Pierre Hermé is located on Apgujeong, a high-end fashion street in Gangnam, Seoul. It first opened its doors in the world’s largest Christian Dior flagship boutique in 2015. The structure itself is built in the form of a tulip, giving it a more glamorous and polished appearance. Cafe Dior by Pierre Hermé is located behind it, and it serves a menu designed by the renowned pastry chef himself. The second-ever Cafe Dior by Pierre Hermé opened in April 2017 at the Ginza SIX luxury retail building.