Beginning life as an old power tool workshop in the heart of Launceston, the site was was chosen specifically for its unassuming, utilitarian exterior.
Similar to traditional restaurants of Kyoto’s old city, Kosaten was designed as a hidden sanctuary, surprising visitors with an unexpected, high-sensory dining experience.
On entering the solid timber doors, visitors will notice a series of dining spaces, separated by contrasting murals and graphics. Each section is intended to transport diners to a new region of Japan.
Visually expressive food circles the restaurant, murals explore the unknown, and ambient digital projections enhance the unconventional visitor experience. The final result is something new, fun and inviting.