An over-sized jet engine air intake adds interest to the ceiling and the theme continues with glass hangar-style doors and club chairs upholstered in baseball glove leather.
Pilots airside restaurant design was inspired by the golden era of 1950s travel, with a sleek interior complemented by a vintage palette and aeronautical design features.
With extensive specialist expertise in the hospitality sector, Portview is experienced in delivering award-winning, world class interiors for the top hotels, bars, restaurants, spas and leisure establishments in the UK and Ireland.
Antique searchlight fittings, chrome, stainless steel and period graphics all add to the nostalgic ambience.
Seating options include bar stools, poseur tables, lounge seats and traditional banquettes.
Other design highlights include a full-size Dakota aircraft mural and a stainless-steel open pass from the kitchen, adding to a sense of theatre.
“The project has been an outstanding collaborative success and required a huge team effort to overcome the complexities of working airside in the world’s busiest airport. This was an extremely complex project with some extremely challenging technical difficulties surrounding an ‘open kitchen’ in an airport environment. Portview really stepped up to the task.”