Tomorrow, the legendary restaurateur Giorgios Bakatsias opens the doors to his new bistro, Rosewater Kitchen & Bar, in Raleigh’s North Hills. Envisioned as a “lush and romantic garden bistro,” the European-style neighborhood spot will seat one-hundred-ten guests among three dining areas, including an outdoor patio.
Bakatsias is behind eleven of Chapel Hill and Durham’s most celebrated (and dreamy) restaurants, including Parizade, Vin Rouge, and Bin 54; his hospitality group has also catered Full Frame Festival for twenty-two years.
Rosewater, though, is the first restaurant from The Giorgios Hospitality Group to open in Raleigh.
“We’re putting a great emphasis on showcasing the beauty of nature here at Rosewater – from intentional garden design to gorgeous meats, fish, seasonal vegetables and greens, prepared and garnished simply,” Bakatsias says.
Dinner will be served Monday through Saturday with weekend brunch options; plans are in the works for Rosewater to open soon for breakfast and lunch, as well, with a full coffee menu from Joe Van Gogh.
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