Freedog Bounces into Bristol

Freedog, the urban activity centre, has opened a new outpost in Bristol, a second park to their initial opening in Swindon.

Focussing on a 50,000 sq,ft trampoline centre with resident DJ system, the complex also offers a lazer maze experience and parkour area with free-running obstacles and crash mats.

designed by Studio Dolman Bowles, the centre is based on an urban environment and utilises reclaimed shipping containers, 'bare' spruce plywood and exposed brickwork as key finishes.

Tokimeite Opens

Chef Yoshihiro Murata, who holds seven Michelin stars across three establishments in Kyoto and Tokyo, will open Tokimeite, on Conduit Street on 23 November 2015.

It will be operated by Zen-Noh Group, the business arm of Japan’s largest agricultural cooperative, JA. The restaurant will occupy three floors and seat 70. The  group plans to showcase premium Japanese products, from prized wagyu beef to rare whiskey and sake. 

It will feature an open kitchen, Josper charcoal oven and open robata grill to gather around while dining. A chef’s table private dining space is also planned for shortly after the opening, later this year. The designer is Osaka-born Yasumichi Morita, whose projects include the two Megu restaurants in New York and Aqua Kyoto in London.