Nominations have been announced for the 2016 Eat Drink Design Awards with 77 projects from Australia and New Zealand shortlisted by the jury across the six categories.

Recognising design excellence in hospitality venues and retail environments selling food and beverages as well as their visual identities, the awards are given across six categories, including Best Bar Design, Best Restaurant Design, Best Cafe Design, Best Temporary Design, Best Retail Design and Best Identity Design.

The 2016 awards program received more than 150 entries from across Australia and New Zealand.

2016 Eat Drink Design Awards shortlist


Bar Brose by Luchetti Krelle

Brkln by Sans-Arc Studio

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Photography by Shannon McGrath

J&M by Acme & Co

Kittyhawk by AZB Creative

Little Oscar by Biasol: Design Studio

Mamasan Surry Hills by Adam Hunt & Gemma Lin

Marion Wine Bar by IF Architecture

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Photography by Jonathan VDK

Ovolo Woolloomooloo by Hassell

Petition Wine Bar & Merchant + Petition Beer Corner by Spaceagency Architects

Pink Moon Saloon by Sans-Arc Studio

St. Hotel by DP_Toscano Architects with Marlowe Volkering

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Photography by Tom Evangelidis

The Tilbury by Luchetti Krelle

The Ugly Duckling by Hecker Guthrie

Yukie Snack Bar by Pek Studio


Acre Eatery at Camperdown Commons by Pony Design Co.

Antica Pizzeria e Cucina by Genesin Studio

Bacash Restaurant by Molecule

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Photography by Mark Roper

Gerrale St Kitchen by H&E Architects

Hawker Hall by Craig Tan Architects with Bergman and Co and Samantha Eades Design

Higher Ground by Designoffice

Jimmy Grants by Techne Architecture + Interior Design

Lee Ho Fook by Techne Architecture + Interior Design

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Photography by Shannon McGrath

Long Chim Perth by Spaceagency Architects

Oggi by Studio-Gram

Saan by Cheshire Architects

Sake Japanese Flinders Lane Melbourne by Melissa Collison Design

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Photography by Alana Dimou

Saltydog Hotel by Brustman + Boyde in collaboration with Pippa Dickson

So 9 by Brand Works

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Photography by Shannon McGrath

Tetsujin by Architects EAT

XO Restaurant by Capezio Copeland


Blackwood Pantry by Luchetti Krelle

Brompton Café by Craig Tan Architects with Claire Larritt-Evans
Photography by Eve Wilson

Harveys Bar & Bistro by Twohill and James

Hello Kitty Diner by Luchetti Krelle

Higher Ground by Design Office

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Photography by Daniel Cartwright

Horse On Heels by Figureground Architecture

Mammoth by Techne Architecture + Interior Design

Market Lane Coffee Collins St by Hearth Studio

Mister+Miss Cafe by Maria Danos Architecture

Mud Australia Double Bay by Design Office

Photography by Michael Wee 

Petition Kitchen by Spaceagency Architects

Second Home by Brahman Perera & Jason M Jones

Single Origin York Street by Luchetti Krelle

The Crux & Co by Architects EAT

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Photography Brooke Holm

The Rabbit Hole - Organic Tea Bar by Matt Woods Design

Whistle & Flute by Sans-Arc Studio


House of Häagen-Dazs by Archiblox

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Photography by Nicole England


1888 Certified by Tom Mark Henry

Beresford Tasting Pavilion by Enoki and Alexander Brown Architects

Chicho Gelato by Ohlo Studio

Doughboys Doughnuts by Studio Esteta
Photography by Sarah Anderson

Happy Place by Fiona Lynch

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Photography by Tom Blachford

MLC Centre Food Court by Luchetti Krelle

News Essentials by Tom Mark Henry

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Photography by Derek Swalwell

The Neff Market Kitchen by Adele Bates design

The Sensory by Futago, Interia and Bence Mulcahy


8bit City by Studio IO

Crisp by Under One Roof

Five Senses Coffee by Juicebox

Locale Italian Pizzeria by Inklab

Okatsu by Brand Works

Pink Moon Saloon by Peculiar Familia

So 9 by Brand Works

Tetsujin Bar & Restaurant by Principle Design

The Penny Drop by Pop & Pac

The 2016 Eat Drink Design Awards program is supported by principal partner Taubmans, major partner Planned Cover, and supporting partners South South West, Tait and Viridian.