The Wythe Hotel in New York has opened a new lobby concept restaurant, Le Crocodile.
The new French eatery comes from the team behind nearby Greenpoint restaurant, Chez Ma Tante, with chefs Chefs Jake Leiber and Aidan O’Neal of Chez Ma Tante are working with restaurateur Jon Neidich of Golden Age Hospitality to create the new offering.
The new concept has been introduced in place of the former restaurant Reynard, which was once a part of Andrew Tarlow’s hospitality group and run by chef Christina Leicki.
Designed by Neidich in collaboration LOVEISENOUGH design studio, rounded lightwood banquettes outfitted with sleek burgundy leather and a new marble bar have been installed.
The restaurant’s logo by Aduo design, a mischievous-looking crocodile mascot.
The Wythe is also home to the rooftop bar, Lemon’s which opened earlier this year.
Le Crocodile at the Wythe Hotel will begin with dinner service and eventually open for all-day meals.