Lewis Craig Blog

Lewis Craig welcomes chef James Cochran to Islington

Lewis Craig are delighted to announce the sale of 107 Upper Street to James Cochran’s new restaurant venture, 1251. James rose to fame with his London City restaurant, James Cochran EC3. His new addition, 1251, will be more ambitious, with influences from Italy, China, Scandinavia, the Caribbean and the UK, with Kentish ingredients bringing everything together.

L’Osteria’s first UK restaurant opens in Bristol!

With over 60 restaurants across Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Lewis Craig advise L’Osteria on their UK debut in Hammerson’s Cabot Circus scheme in Bristol. The first L’Osteria opened in 1999 in Nuremberg, Bavaria. Since then, their recipe has stood the test of time with fresh Italian cuisine, laid-back atmosphere and the best pizzas going well beyond the edge of the plate.

Sale completed of 12 Smithfield Street to South American restaurant Assenheims 56!

Lewis Craig are delighted to announce the successful completion of 12 Smithfield Street to South American Restaurant Assenheims 56.

Acting on behalf of the former occupier, Lewis Craig were instructed to source a high-quality operator who would fit in well with the impressive 12 Smithfield Street mixed-use scheme which comprises some 100,000 sq ft of office space above.

NARS New Head Office

Lewis Craig are delighted to have advised luxury beauty brand NARS Cosmetics with their recent UK Head Office relocation project, resulting in a move to 100 New Oxford Street, located in the heart of Central London.

100 New Oxford Street has recently been transformed to provide 34,000 sq ft of Grade A office space, with NARS securing some 6,000 sq ft of open plan space on the 6th floor.

Having considered several other options the premises were identified as offering the perfect solution for the company’s UK Head office requirement.

Oliver Bonas take over Earth

With over 45 stores across the UK, Oliver Bonas have recently opened their new store at 37 Eastcastle Street in the West End of London, in good time for the peak season trading period.

Representing Earth Hairdressing, Lewis Craig acted in arranging for the disposal of the premises comprising around 2,500 sq ft over ground and basement floors, along with an additional 1,500 sq ft of upper floor office/ancillary space.