Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Michelin-starred Sketch to open pop-up cafe at Royal Academy of Arts

09 November 2009 by
Michelin-starred Sketch to open pop-up cafe at Royal Academy of Arts

Michelin-starred London restaurant Sketch is to launch a pop-up café at the Royal Academy of Arts next month.

The Mayfair restaurant, created by French chef Pierre Gagnaire and restaurateur Mourad Mazouz, will set up a temporary camp at the historic venue for two months from 3 December which will coincide with this year's GSK Contemporary Art season.

Sketch at the Royal Academy will run alongside a new art exhibition, Earth: Art of a Changing World, and will be in line with the exhibition's theme of an artistic response to the climate change debate.

The 70-seat café will serve breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and takeaway options, with the menu created by Gagnaire.

The menu will be focused on seasonal ingredients sourced from England while interiors, overseen by Sketch's artistic director Mark Lawson Bell, will feature furniture made from recycled heavy-duty cardboard.

An outdoor area will be included in the cafe where diners can order from a takeaway menu, an oyster bar or creperie with Sketch providing handmade patchwork rugs and hot water bottles to keep them warm.

Last year, east London restaurant Bistrotheque ran a pop-up restaurant at the Royal Academy called Flash, which was built from art storage boxes.

Pop-up restaurants - now you see them, now you don't >>

Selfridges extends Pierre Koffmann's pop-up restaurant yet again >>

Andaz hosts Bistrotheque during London Restaurant Festival >> By Kerstin Kühn

E-mail your comments to Kerstin Kühn here.

If you have something to say on this story or anything else join the debate at Table Talk - Caterer's new networking forum. Go to www.caterersearch.com/tabletalk

Caterersearch.com jobs
Looking for a new job? Find your next restaurant job here with Caterersearch.com jobs

Blogs on Caterersearch.com](http://www.caterersearch.com/blogs) Catch up with more news and gossip on all Caterer's blogs
[Newsletters For the latest hospitality news, sign up for our e-mail newsletters.
The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

close

Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking