Nobu Hotel and Nobu Restaurant Open in Buckhead
The prestigious neighborhood is now home to the luxury brand featuring a Porche experience.
Luxury in Atlanta’s has been elevated to new heights as the city joins just a handful of locations world wide — including Barcelona, Ibiza, Marrakech and London — to boast a Nobu Hotel and the brands Japanese eatery famous for its Peruvian touches and celebrity sightings, Nobu Restaurant. Located in Buckhead, the project has been long-awaited as proven by a month’s long wait for a reservation at the restaurant.
The hotel, meanwhile, boasts a unique design, borrowing elements of its sister properties with hints of orange and ebony finishes in the lobby, mixed with the eau of lemongrass and ginger the hotel is known for that transport guests to a sexy, Zen destination. It has nine stories with a rooftop bar and pool, 152 guest rooms and 27 suites.
One of those suites has a feature that sets the Atlanta Nobu Hotel apart from any other city: a Porsche-theme with thoughtfully curated artwork and memorabilia created in collaboration with Porsche Cars North America. Booking these rooms gives guest the opportunity to visit the Porsche Experience Center, where they can drive one of the latest models or request a professional driver race them around the track. The car company’s North American headquarter offices are in Atlanta and all hotel guests can book shuttle rides in a new Porsche to destinations within a 3-mile radius.
Nobu Restaurant, meanwhile, is modern with high ceilings, velvet banquets, Japanese inspired accents and an open kitchen. It welcomes both walk-in guests and reservation holders for a culinary experience one would expect from Chef Nobu. Dishes include miso glazed cod, battered shrimp, and yellowtail sashimi.
The chic combo of Nobu Hotel and Restaurant – the new anchors to the recently reinvigorated luxury mall Phipps Plaza – offer both metro Atlantans a staycation like no other and visitors a world-class respite. Hotel guests can, for a fee, visit LifeTime Fitness, a sprawling 90,000 square foot gleaming athletic country club with a full service café, spa, rooftop pool and Beach Club, as well as a kids club complete with a climbing wall, yoga room (just for kids) and other amenities worthy of a 5-star resort.
For guests who need to add a few hours of work there’s LifeTime Work- a 25,000 square foot coworking space with co-mingling and private working spaces in a quiet and serene environment complete with unlimited gourmet coffee and snacks.
A welcome presence among Buckhead’s changing skyline. Nobu’s concept was founded in London by chef Nobu Matsuhisa, film producer Meir Teper, and actor Robert De Niro. and is known for its prominent level of hospitality and Japanese style.