Meet London’s latest spot in Soho for a quick bite and a G & T: Damson and Co, a modern delicatessen offering British cheeses and charcuterie, as well as a broad-ranging bar with a strict English-only policy when it comes to wine.
The restaurant was designed by Ian Haigh of London interior design company Central Design Studio. Haigh and team focused on a utilitarian aesthetic with the goal of what he describes as “a practical and unfussy atmosphere.” For more information, read on and drop by Damson and Co.
Above: The restaurant’s sign is displayed prominently on a white awning against a windowed exterior painted charcoal gray.
Above: The bar serves everything from cocktails to fresh juice and Ozone coffee.
Above: Central Design Studio came up with creative ways to hang signage and squeeze in seating at the bar.
Above: An eye-opening fresh juice served at the bar. Photograph via Tiki Chris.
Above: Industrial lights with Edison bulbs line up along the bar.
Above: Short backed benches and small tables are nestled against painted paneled walls lit by metal sconces that match the bar lights.
Above: The menu is simply clipped together and hung from an S-hook on rope.
Above: Hound’s tooth upholstery and vintage ceramics for a homey touch.
Above: The restaurant specializes in British charcuterie served with local cheeses, produce, and wine, and strives to use organic whenever possible.
Looking for more places to dine in and around London? Look through our London City Guide for a list of our favorites. And while we’re on the subject of damson, take a look at Sarah’s DIY: Damson Vodka and her report Cocktail on Wheels: The Traveling Gin Company.
Location of Damson & Co. in London: