26 Dec '14, 6pm

A bold and bright restaurant made of shipping containers:

The busy Southbank Center is abuzz with traffic from the visitors checking out the nearby Blackfriars Solar Bridge and Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden , making it the perfect place for a pop-up. Diners can enter through the south side entrance cut from the shipping container into the lively kitchen area. A walkway separates each stack of cargo containers to create a natural double floor atrium that floods light into the dining areas and the kitchen. One container is cut away to create a kitchen counter where the traditional Mexican street food sits as it awaits to be served to the busy dining area. Downstairs, visitors can enjoy the cross breeze created by the cut away walls that bring the upcycled benches and tables flush with the outside, and in perfect view of the Southbank Promenade foot traffic and tourist stands. Upstairs, one cargo container serves as the restrooms, whil...

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