Kokan Classic . Panjim Goa
Type. Hospitality | Completed. 2019
Size. 3500sqft. | Cost. 60 lac
A Portuguese style restuarant located in the heart of the Goan neighborhood restoring the aged
architecture of the Panjim Convention Centre.
The client being a successful restaurateur serving South Indian fast food venturing into the hospitality
sector with a Konkan cuisine restobar. The decor is inspired by Anglo-French and Portuguese origins preserving the rustic charm of the heritage structure.
The restuarant opens with a large entrance porch that is locally known as the 'balcao' supplementing
outdoor seating. Ornate French windows cast in wood are painted in the beige tone with carved detailing and mirror
backing adding grandeur to the space. Whitewashed exposed brick walls with warm wooden furniture make for a pastoral environment.
The Portuguese style timber windows are adorned with Valance curtains softening the bold metal
furnishing. The flooring is an amalgamation of vitrified ceramic tiles in cement finish and heritage heirloom cement
tiles in matt finish.
The ceiling has overhanging wooden sections painted with Konkan cultural and historical scences.
French window frames act as a division of space for formal and informal seating.
Mosaic tiles sourced from local artisans embellish the walls and the bar counter.