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M Victoria – Deliciously Simple

Martin Williams, CEO and founder of the M Restaurant group fell in love with the style and design of venues such as Mezzo, Quaglino’s and The Ritz. Wanting to recreate the experience and theatricality of these restaurants, he enlisted high-end interior designer René Dekker, who is known for his attention to detail and focus on perfection, for his own venues. 

Having been commissioned to carry out the restaurant interior design of the hugely successful first M restaurant in Threadneedle Street, René was asked to put his skills to work on M Victoria Street, which opened in 2015. 

This venue boasts a Wine Store on the ground level with a wine tasting mezzanine; and downstairs, are the restaurants M Grill (serving steaks and sustainable seafood), and M Raw, a vegetarian and gluten-free experience. In addition, there is also a cocktail bar, private dining and a private members’ bar.

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Table Talk

Once described as the “supporting cast to the leading lady, the sofa”, side tables have a unique role in a room. They are essential components, yet sometimes considered merely practical and, as a result, are often overlooked. They can add aesthetic value yet shouldn’t distract from a room’s focal point or conflict with any of the other elements in that space. Choosing a side table is all about harmony, a delicate balance between your own personal preferences and the basic standards of design. An interior decorator will know exactly what those standards are, and here are some of the top tips for getting it right.

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