Chotte Matte is located in an imposing 60ʼs building at the north end of Frith St. The internal dining space is 450sqm, including in this is approximately 100sqm bar area with some external dining along the Frith St frontage. Access to the restaurant is via a formal entrance off Frith St, entering a Reception Lobby where one can either enter the Bar and Sushi Bar or reach the first floor restaurant via a spiral stair.
The brief was to create a Japanese restaurant that was to be very individual. It would be a hybrid of sophistication and the slightly underground. The client wanted to give a younger market access to a quality product that was both affordable and aspiring. amaʼs belief is that architecture should be both inspiring and aspiring.