Handmade Turquoise Tiles Line The Entrance To This Spanish Restaurant



Stepping inside this restaurant, you're immediately surrounded by handmade ceramic tiles, designed specifically for the project as a way of introducing an aquatic effect through its intense turquoise color, its imperfections, and its brightness.

P،tography by Adria Goula

EL EQUIPO CREATIVO has designed Txalupa Gastroleku, a restaurant in San Sebastian, Spain, that draws inspiration from the nearby old port and the small and colorful fi،ng boats.

Design studio EL EQUIPO CREATIVO, has completed Txalupa Gastroleku, a restaurant in San Sebastian, Spain, that draws inspiration from the nearby old port and the small and colorful fi،ng boats.
P،tography by Txalupa Gastroleku

Stepping inside, you’re immediately surrounded by handmade ceramic tiles designed specifically for the project to introduce an aquatic effect through its intense turquoise color, imperfections, and brightness.

Stepping inside this restaurant, you're immediately surrounded by handmade ceramic tiles, designed specifically for the project as a way of introducing an aquatic effect through its intense turquoise color, its imperfections, and its brightness.
P،tography by Adria Goula
Stepping inside this restaurant, you're immediately surrounded by handmade ceramic tiles, designed specifically for the project as a way of introducing an aquatic effect through its intense turquoise color, its imperfections, and its brightness.
P،tography by Adria Goula

The bar on the ground floor has been designed with a clear reference to the port and its color. The water of the port of San Sebastian, with a certain depth and calm, acquires a dark greenish hue, which becomes the main tone of the ،e.

Stepping inside this restaurant, you're immediately surrounded by handmade ceramic tiles, designed specifically for the project as a way of introducing an aquatic effect through its intense turquoise color, its imperfections, and its brightness.
P،tography by Txalupa Gastroleku

The restaurant’s name, Txalupa, is inspired by the name given to the fi،ng boats, while the curved wooden bar references the txalupas, both in its design, tones, and materiality.

The name of the restaurant, Txalupa, is inspired by the name given to the fi،ng boats, while the curved wooden bar references the txalupas, both in its design, tones, and materiality.
P،tography by Adria Goula

As a color counterpoint, ropes were introduced which is a typical material in traditional fi،ng nets. These ropes help to give some privacy and personality to the tables. At the same time, they provide contrast to the depth of the turquoise background thanks to their light and warm tones.

A seaside inspired restaurant included a seating area where ropes have been used as part of the design.
P،tography by Txalupa Gastroleku

A narrow and mysterious tunnel lined with red light attracts customers to the ba،t, where a private club is located.

A narrow and mysterious tunnel lined with red light attracts customers to the ba،t, where a private club is located.
P،tography by Adria Goula
A narrow and mysterious tunnel lined with red light attracts customers to the ba،t, where a private club is located.
P،tography by Adria Goula
A narrow and mysterious tunnel lined with red light attracts customers to the ba،t, where a private club is located.
P،tography by Adria Goula
A narrow and mysterious tunnel lined with red light attracts customers to the ba،t, where a private club is located.
P،tography by Adria Goula

The design of the ba،t was inspired by an old boat cellar where the warm golden wood-tones surround the customers, in contrast to the blue maritime floor.

The design of this restaurant ba،t was inspired by an old boat cellar where the warm golden wood-tones surround the customers, in contrast to the blue maritime floor.
P،tography by Adria Goula
The design of this restaurant ba،t was inspired by an old boat cellar where the warm golden wood-tones surround the customers, in contrast to the blue maritime floor.
P،tography by Txalupa Gastroleku
The design of this restaurant ba،t was inspired by an old boat cellar where the warm golden wood-tones surround the customers, in contrast to the blue maritime floor.
P،tography by Adria Goula

Here’s a look at the layout of the different levels of the restaurant and bar.

The layout of a modern restaurant.


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