‘Bistro des Artistes’ – French bistro restaurant in Hay Street

Description: Design commission for a new French bistro restaurant in Hay Street, Subiaco..


  • The concept design for a traditional French Bistro Restaurant, in an existing space, on a frugal budget
  • The kitchen layout design, with a separate pastry and meat section, and restaurant patron visibility.
  • A bar with limited seating capacity, with an Expresso’ machine, wash, glass and bottle storage, and servery.
  • A front open plan entrance dining area, and a separate multi-function rear dining space, with wine bottle display.

Client:  Alem Group

Architect: HHA Architects

Budget:  $150,000.00

Program: January – February 2012. Credit to Emmanual Mollois for his vision and personal touch.