Teakwood by Burma Love
A testament to the vibrant spirit of Burma, Teakwood offers a dining haven where tradition and modernity coalesce in a celebration of flavor and aesthetics. read more...
Teakwood, a distinctive Burmese restaurant, is a culinary sanctuary that seamlessly blends tradition with modernity, inviting patrons to embark on a sensory journey through the rich tapestry of Burma’s cultural and gastronomic heritage. Rooted in the fusion of edu-tainment and experiential design, Teakwood stands as a testament to the unique confluence of Burmese traditions and contemporary aesthetics.
Teakwood’s design is driven by a dual purpose – to educate and entertain. The recurring themes of the teak bridge, river/water/flow, and iconic Burmese elements like the peacock and gold leaf temples are thoughtfully integrated into the design, ensuring that patrons not only savor the flavors of Burmese cuisine but also immerse themselves in the country’s cultural narrative. The design aims to transcend typical Asian themes, creating an authentic yet novel experience for every visitor.
Teakwood’s ambiance is carefully curated to be bold, modern, and uniquely memorable, integrating rich materials and textures . The design achieves a delicate balance between the historic rough wood structure and rich refinement of textures: velvet banquettes, marble bar, decorative brass screens, bespoke gold wall covering and linen drapery. These soft and hard elements harmonize to create an inviting atmosphere.
Upon entering Teakwood, patrons are greeted by a teak bridge-inspired entrance, setting the tone for the cultural journey that awaits. The use of teak wood throughout the space pays homage to Burma’s historic teak “U Bein” bridge, the oldest and longest teakwood bridge in the world.
The curved entry and bar mimic the flow of a river, creating an organic and dynamic layout. A custom mural by Lux Create portrays the geographic influences of Burmese cuisine, and includes representations of Burmese culture. The educational graphics, peacock-inspired material palette and gold leaf accents, serve as both visual feasts and textural elements, inviting guests to explore the depth of Burma’s artistic heritage.