Urbanologi Receives Restaurant & Bar Design Award

Words: Crush

Now in its ninth year, the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards is a globally recognised competition dedicated to the design of food. This year, Johannesburg’s finest avant-garde eatery, Urbanologi won the title of best restaurant design in the Middle East and Africa category for 2017 and beverage spaces.

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Urbanologi received the winning prize at the prestigious awards ceremony, held at London’s King’s Cross on 5 October. The tapas styled eatery were awarded for their edgy, industrial chic design which was conceptualised and completed by Haldane Martin – a preeminent South African designer renowned for iconic furniture and high-concept interiors.

“In keeping with the philosophy of our cuisine and to create a space that celebrated creative thinking, we collaborated with local artisanal designer Haldane Martin”. Commented Eben Eys, Founder of Urbanology. Eben continued, “Haldane, we owe you a big thank you – we are so proud”.


The restaurant is located at the 1 Fox Precinct in Ferreirasdorp, the oldest part of town and the heart of Johannesburg. Based inside the Mad Giant Brewery, Urbanologi works side by side with the brewery team brainstorming and testing new ideas in search of new flavours, ingredients, processes, and techniques.

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