Carpentry workshops aren’t typically places you’d equate to being photogenic. Maybe that explains why Twenty One From Eight, a hybrid space combining a casual eatery with a wood workshop, has been on everyone’s radar lately for breaking the mould. The café-cum-woodworking store is Hong Kong’s newest hotspot for Instagrammers, and it’s not difficult to see why. Trendy and charming, what’s not to love about it?
Embracing a philosophy of using furniture to inspire lifestyle, Twenty One From Eight is more than serious about design and it really shines through. The store offers a range of furnishing styles that can be customised for your needs. And if you’re hungry after the design consultation, you can even grab a snack from the café!
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Similar to its competitor HOW Food Factory, the majority of the space of Twenty One From Eight is dedicated to displaying furniture. There is a connected wood workshop with glass windows where you can observe your designs being made, and a small café corner for all your dining needs. Every section is decked out in a correlating, neutral way that features comfortable white walls and wood furnishings, with plants incorporated throughout the interior to reinforce the natural atmosphere.
With food made in-house by the Le Cordon Bleu chef of Twenty One From Eight, you can be assured your belly is in good hands. Everything the café serves is made with passion and cooked to nourish the soul. The Creamy Spinach Linguine, for example, comes topped with a silvery poached egg and crunchy pomegranate arils. The contrasting consistency is delightful, and the mélange of textures tempt you to take bite after bite. If you get the chance, make sure to try it out.
Twenty One From Eight is a must-visit for you if you’re the artsy-fartsy type. Heck, even if you don’t usually appreciate the arts, the store is worth a look around. Whether you’re digging for the newest furniture pieces for your home or just seeking a casual midday meal, Twenty One From Eight is the place to go.
Twenty One From Eight
11/F, Pang Kwong Building, 59 Hung To Road, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong
+852 2321 1738
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