Avroko, David Laris collaborate for The Temple House’s restaurant and bar collection

The Temple House announced a collection of restaurants and bar in preparation for its opening this May 2015. Designed by Avroko, with the concepts developed by David Laris, the collection will be the latest addition to the Chengdu dining scene and destination neighborhood venues.

Located at street or courtyard level, all the restaurant outlets were designed to be accessible and to attract visitors from the newly-opened shops and boutiques in Taikoo Li.

The Temple Café will be an all-day dining restaurant offering breakfast, lunch, dinner and light bites in a bright surrounding. The café will combine two components: dining and a grab-and-go counter. Guests have the options of dining in or enjoying deli items in grab-and-go packages. The menu presents international favorites with local influence.


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Tivano, which will offer Italian cuisine, will have an open kitchen with a vertical rotisserie, an open grill and a stone pizza oven. There will be a vine covered cabana and seating next to a water feature. This restaurant will also have a private dining space on the ground and mezzanine.

The bar will welcome guests with a dramatic entrance and intimate table groupings. While entering into the restaurant, the floor to ceiling wine display complements the contemporary Italian flair.

Meanwhile, Jing will have a cocktail bar and an outdoor space with bar and landscape seating for guests to enjoy the open areas of The Temple House.

Situated in the heart of Chengdu, home to a restored hundred-year-old Chinese courtyard building, is The Temple House, offering 100 guestrooms and 42 adjoining serviced apartments, known as Residences. It embraces the historic Daci Temple that was built in Jin Dynasty a thousand years ago.  The Temple House is the fifth hotel in Asia from Swire Hotels and the third property from The House Collective.

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