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Les Sablons’ Interior Design Makes the French Connection

Boston living is as much about excellent dining options as it is about fine homes. Here, we explore Les Sablons, a new restaurant in Harvard Square.


Photograph by Emily Sotomayor

Designed by the New York–based architecture firm Bentel & Bentel, Les Sablons evokes the Parisian Metro station that inspired its name. Pendant lights glow warmly throughout the second-floor bar and dining area, while graffiti-like artwork by local photographer Stephen Sheffield adorns the building’s original exposed-brick walls:

Photograph by Emily Sotomayor

A low wood-plank ceiling helps define the space around the bar:

Photograph by Emily Sotomayor

Crème fraîche tops this crispy potato dish, served with white sturgeon caviar:

Photograph by Emily Sotomayor