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Vin Caffe : Edinburgh Restaurant

Valvona & Crolla Restaurant, The Walk

Vin Caffe Edinburgh

Vin Caffe Edinburgh
Valvona & Crolla restaurant: image from Reaich and Hall Architects

Address: 11 Multrees Walk, Edinburgh

Phone: 0131 557 0088

New Valvona & Crolla restaurant off Multrees Walk by Reaich and Hall Architects

Vin Caffe Restaurant & Shop
Text received from Reaich and Hall Architects Jan 2005

Vin Caffe Edinburgh
Valvona & Crolla restaurant: image from Reaich and Hall Architects

A new concept wine bar, espresso caffè, restaurant and retail shop in Multrees Walk at the heart of Edinburgh’s city centre. VinCaffe, recently opened, offers a city centre venue for Valvona & Crolla Ltd. – undoubtably one of Scotland’s finest delicatessens.

Vin Caffe Shop, Edinburgh
Valvona & Crolla restaurant: image from Reaich and Hall Architects

The project was completed to a very tight programme and opened to host Gordon Brown’s ‘Piggy Bank Kids’ charity and Nigella Lawson’s Scottish book launch of ‘Feast’.

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Valvona & Crolla restaurant: entry – internal images from Reaich and Hall Architects

The architectural expression explores creating an interior architecture which somehow expressed the client’s new venture yet also evoked a sense of having been there for years.

The first floor contains a restaurant and private dining rooms, this is expressed in a palette of rich, simply detailed materials notably walnut floor and wall panels. The ground floor contrasts with the upstairs. Here the brief was more ambiguous, “a shop combined with eating and drinking, a place to drop in and converse.”

Vin Caffe Shop & Restaurant – Design Team

Main Contractor: Laurence McIntosh
QS & Planning Supervisor: Williams and Inglis
M & E Engineers: Rybka
Structural Engineers: Goodson Associates
Lighting Designer: Foto-Ma Lighting Architects

Lights for Vin Caffe supplied by Mike Stoane Lighting

Address: Vin Caffe Shop & Restaurant, Multrees Walk, Edinburgh

The original Valvona & Crolla restaurant & delicatessen is based on Elm Row at the top ofLeith Walk, Edinburgh

The Walk, 30 – 34 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, Scotland
CDA (Comprehensive Design Architects)

Vin Caffe Edinburgh, Restaurant
The Walk, Edinburgh: image from CDA

Recent addition is Valvona & Crolla – VinCaffé in Oct 2004.

Other groups located on Multrees Walk include Vidal Sassoon, Daks, Calvin Klein Underwear, Links of London, Anne Fontaine, Sole, Soto, the Pen Shop, Azendi, Proudfoot, Bagatt, Reiss, Emporio Armani and Louis Vuitton onto St Andrew Square.

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