Development

Two Minutes with Matthew Herbert

/ By King & Godfree Monday April 11, 2016 See More — /
Herbert & Mason have been engaged as lead architect on the King & Godfree redevelopment. They’ve been given the task of bringing the precinct to life, drawing inspiration from the old format Roman bars/eating rooms and providores. The building’s original features and the heritage of Carlton also played a large role in shaping the aesthetic… Read more See More — /
Family

Setting up shop (Part One)

/ By King & Godfree Friday April 8, 2016 See More — /
King & Godfree has been operating since 1884. It only started specialising in Italian food and wine when Carlo Valmorbida bought the business in the 1950s. He starting importing his favourite Italian foods including pasta, tuna, canned tomatoes and Italian espresso coffee to sell to post-war European immigrants who were hungry for a taste of… Read more See More — /
Food

A hive of activity

/ By King & Godfree Thursday March 24, 2016 See More — /
Walk past King & Godfree today and there’ll be a lot of activity going on as our redevelopment gets underway. On the street level spaces are being stripped back, underground the cellar is being readied, there’s even activity on the roof. But up there, it’s the bees that are busy, making honey for our friends… Read more See More — /
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Getting started on the acoustic ceiling treatment so we can make some noise down here
Excited to announce two new staff appointments. Welcome Neil Rocke (left) and Anthony Musarra to ...
We're looking for leaders with exceptional talent, drive and a genuine passion for hospitality to ...
Established in 1884 by George Godfree and Edwin King
The restored heritage listed Sirena Tuna sign will be back soon as the backdrop to our new rooftop ...
Better than a desk job. Unless it's a desk job at the new King & Godfree offices
Towards a February opening. Hit the link in profile for a full construction update 📷 @tomross.xyz
Can't wait to peel these off very soon
Way back when the King & Godfree office building was first constructed
New office stairs coming along. And we're leaving the exposed concrete aggregate walls of course
Original terazzo office steps being repurposed as stools for the rooftop bar
The view from below
The view from above
The things you find on site
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