Nobu Hotel Shoreditch
Situated at 10-50 Willow Street in the Shoreditch area of London, Nobu Hotel Shoreditch is a stunning new hotel currently under construction. The hotel – which is scheduled to open during early 2017 – will be the first Nobu Hotel to open in Europe, joining hotels in Asia, the Americas and the Middle East.
Nobu Hotel Shoreditch is under a long-term management agreement between Nobu Hospitality and the Willow Corp Sàrl, the owner of the hotel. It is being developed by Meir Abutbul the London based boutique hotel developer and boasts 150 rooms as well as a unique food and beverage menu developed by renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa.
The creation of Nobu Hotel Shoreditch is part of an aggressive expansion plan designed to place Nobu Hotels in key markets around the world. Nobu Hotel Shoreditch will become part of the landscape, continuing the dynamic and creative energy that Shoreditch is known for.
Trevor Horwell, Chief Executive Officer of Nobu Hospitality, said:
“Our proven business algorithm for hotel owners is our tactical and competitive advantage, focusing our effort on maximising return per square foot. We are as such, continuing to expand our global hotel footprint with a robust development pipeline working with the best strategic partners.”
Meir Abutbul, said:
“The Nobu Hotel Shoreditch is a critical and valuable chapter in the ongoing evolutionary tale of London. For an area conceived through, and shaped by, contemporary culture and creativity, our architectural design is the obvious gesture.
“The demonstration of beauty, drama and instinctive elegance has found a perfect home with the Nobu Hotel Shoreditch.”
Features of the five-storey hotel include banqueting and meeting rooms, a state-of-the-art fitness centre and modern amenities. The hotel is being backed a service which is second to none and a range of modern amenities.
Gigi Vega, General Manager for Nobu Hotel Shoreditch, said:
“Expect imaginative food creations from Chef Nobu Matsuhisa and unforgettable guest experiences that will nurture Shoreditch.”
Nobu Hotel Shoreditch has been designed to reflect the city it inhabits, while at the same time capture Nobu Hospitality’s East-meets-West philosophy. The interior design work on Nobu Hotel Shoreditch is being provided by Ben Adams Architects, Studiomica and Studio PCH.
The design for Nobu Hotel Shoreditch has an industrial edge to it, with fractured angles and protruding edges which create a stylish and original look. Features include printed, layered glass and cantilevered corten steel beams.
Building and refurbishment specialist, MTD Contractors Ltd, is the principal contractor on the project. Established in 1999, MTD Contractors Ltd has a proud heritage of providing high-quality turn key new build refurbishment and fit out services to hotel, commercial, retail and leisure projects. MTD Contractors Ltd are responsible for the design, build and delivery of the Nobu Hotel Shoreditch.
Director of MTD Contractors Ltd, Marius Deaconescu said:
“This will be a landmark building which will have a fantastic impact on the Shoreditch area, and we are proud to be the team to deliver such a complex project from start to completion.”
Construction Director of MTD Contractors Ltd, James Anderson said:
“MTD have been a design and build delivery partner in the construction of the prestigious Nobu Hotel Shoreditch from its first inception, through planning approval to ultimate delivery. We will be proud to complete this turnkey hotel on time and on budget. The MTD team has drawn upon its vast experience of high quality hotel construction to produce what will become a stunning addition to the Shoreditch scene.”
Due to the excellent reputation that Chef Nobu Matsuhisa possesses, the hotel restaurant will encompass a fantastic experience for any guest that visits the hotel, delivering a unique taste of what Chef Nobu has to offer. The open kitchen means that guests will be able to enjoy the theatre and excitement of watching the chefs at work.
To complete the Nobu project the hotel is to be joined by a landscaped garden, located at the site’s eastern side. Demolition was followed by the creation of a huge, double basement with an open space, creating this garden area which will become part of the restaurant.
When it opens, Nobu Hotel Shoreditch will join the Nobu collection which includes Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace in Las Vegas; Nobu Hotel City of Dreams in Manila; and Nobu Hotel Eden Roc in Miami Beach, as well as hotels in Riyadh, Chicago, Los Cabos and Bahrain. For further information about Nobu Hotels, please visit: www.nobuhotels.com.