LA-Style Dining in London, Sunshine Included by

Issue 29 · Urban Escape · July 21, 2014

LA-Style Dining in London, Sunshine Included

Issue 29 · Urban Escape · July 21, 2014

Inspired by California beach cafes, Alexander Evangelou and James Waterworth of London design firm Alexander Waterworth Interiors bring their own brand of microclimate design Hally’s, a new deli in Parsons Green, in the heart of southwest London. 

Photography by Helen Cathcart

Hally's Parsons Green, limed wood bar with  white Carrara marble top and yellow Tolix chairs | Remodelista

Above: Yellow Tolix stools set the beach tone in the main room, where they're paired with whitewashed bricks and a bar built from limed scaffolding boards.

Hally's Parsons Green, limed wood bar with  white Carrara marble top and yellow Tolix chairs | Remodelista

Above: The Carrara marble countertop is framed with wood.

Hally's Parsons Green, bright and pastel colors | Remodelista

Above: Bright colors mixed with pastels exude a Southern Californian vibe.

Hally's Parsons Green, communal tables with pastel colored dip dyed bentwood chairs | Remodelista

Above: The communal tables are also made from scaffolding boards. (For Corbin Bernsen's bedside shelves from scaffolding, see Backyard Bunkhouse, Hollywood Royal Family Edition.)

Hally's Parsons Green, open storage wood shelves against painted white brick walls | Remodelista

Above: Open shelves fashioned from scaffolding have a pleasing informality.

Hally's Parsons Green, communal tables with pastel colored dip dyed bentwood chairs | Remodelista

Above: Raw bentwood chairs have been carefully dip-dyed in pastels to add color throughout the space. 

Hally's Parsons Green, open storage wood shelves against painted white brick walls | Remodelista

Above: Potted herbs are dotted around the room. 

Hally's Parsons Green, white shiplap and open shelves, blue and white ikat and striped ticking | Remodelista

Above: The white-wood shiplap in the back room is a detail borrowed from beach hut design. See Expert Advice: The Enduring Appeal of Shiplap to get the look. 

Hally's Parsons Green, white shiplap, blue and white ikat and striped ticking | Remodelista

Above: Blue-and-white ikat and ticking fabrics bring a nautical air to the back room. 

Hally's Parsons Green, green wall light fixture with brass detail | Remodelista

Above: Green wall lights with subtle brass details add to the warm glow. (For similar options, see 5 Favorites: Wall Lights for Less Than $125 and Cedar & Moss: A Bright New Lighting Company.)

Hally's Parsons Green, patchwork of blue and white tiles | Remodelista

Above: A patchwork of blue-and-white tiles line the bathroom walls. 

Hally's Parsons Green, open front facade to street | Remodelista

Above: The facade opens up entirely for al fresco dining; in bad weather, the large glazed openings allow light in.

Two years ago Waterworth Interiors transformed our notions about fish-and-chips shops in its design of Kerbisher & Malt. Planning a trip to London? See City Guides: London for our favorite design haunts.

Below: Hally's is in Parsons Green, in southwest London.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on July 9, 2012, as part of our issue The Summer Bedroom. 



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