Food Matters

Full Steam Ahead

By King & Godfree Monday August 21, 2017 See More —
The transformation of King & Godfree is picking up pace now that demolition works are complete and infill slabs and footings are in place. As with any major renovation of an old, heritage listed building we have experienced unforseen delays – the discovery of an unexpected underground fuel tank, the existence of an extra bluestone… Read more See More —
Food Matters

We Want You

By King & Godfree Monday August 21, 2017 See More —
The exciting transformation of King & Godfree is nearing its first stages of completion and so we are now recruiting people for key roles in our vibrant, multi-outlet new venture. Recruitment for both General Manager and Executive Chef roles is in its final stages and so we have expanded our search to find experienced, enthusiastic… Read more See More —
History

A Brief History of King & Godfree

By King & Godfree Tuesday July 18, 2017 See More —
There are changes afoot at King & Godfree right now, but the building on the corner of Lygon and Faraday Streets in Carlton has never been a stranger to change. Built in 1870 by architect Leonard Terry (who also designed the Melbourne Club in Collins Street), the building began its life first as a grocery… Read more See More —
Redevelopment

Creative Office Space For Lease

By King & Godfree Friday April 14, 2017 See More —
Okay, it doesn’t look like much now. But in a few months, this is going to be a sunlight-filled office – and it’s available to lease. Imagine: after-work drinks on the roof, meetings catered by King & Godfree deli, cheeky gelato breaks downstairs. And can’t you see your fern enjoying all that natural light? The… Read more See More —
Redevelopment

Meet Isidoro, Plaster Maestro

By King & Godfree Thursday April 6, 2017 See More —
It’s a fact: Italians do it best. Which is why we’ve got the master Isidoro from Rome applying a traditional Italian “intonaco” finish to the walls upstairs. You can see him prepping the office walls (above photo) with a solid cement render. When that dries, he’ll apply a smooth plaster finish by hand. The result… Read more See More —
Redevelopment

Arrivederci, Sirena (for now)

By King & Godfree Monday March 27, 2017 See More —
Ever looked up and noticed that old sign for Sirena Tonno (tuna) above King & Godfree? It’s been up for many decades, but from this Wednesday morning it will take visit a little vacation. It’s looking worse for wear, so we’re taking it down temporarily for restoration. It’ll be back on its perch overlooking Lygon… Read more See More —
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Construction team out for their lunch break post prep for hard plaster walls
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Soon to be offices under the newly constructed rooftop bar
Time for a knock off after a busy week on site
Once full of beer and wine. Soon to be full of beer and wine once again
Isidoro from Rome applying a traditional Italian “intonaco” finish to the office walls upstairs
Leave the pink or repaint it? Our heritage Sirena Tonno sign is coming down to be artfully restored ...
136 years since we first opened our doors and we're excited to say that we'll be reopening them ...
The exciting part starts now. Read more about the construction process online
Matthew Herbert of Herbert & Mason shares his architectural vision for K&G. Watch the video online
Our journal website is live! Join us behind the scenes during construction, meet our development ...
Should we leave this little sculpture in the renovated cellar?
It's a mess inside
Window decal installation underway