Lil Ceramics x Ortolana

Lil Ceramics x Ortolana

Glorious stacks of plates and bowls adorn the front service area of Ortolana's iconic open kitchen; Lil Ceramics serveware's earthy texture and colour palette so perfectly suits the farm to table ethos of Ortolana. 

Lily popped in to see Ortolana's manager to discuss designing a range of oil pourers, and see the serveware in action. Take a look at this beautiful space below.

The beautiful heritage brickwork of Ortolana and the Britomart district
The beautiful entry of restaurant Ortolana, Britomart
Ortolana's open kitchen with Lil Ceramics plates stacked on the counter
Black and white image of Ortolana Barista and kitchen team, with stack of Lil Ceramics bowls on the counter
Ortolana chef constructs dish on Lil Ceramics plate
Stacks of Lil Ceramics plates on the counter of Ortolana, Britomart
Server at Ortolana carrying breakfast dishes on Lil Ceramics plates
Lily of Lil Ceramics and Justina, Manager of Ortolana [Britomart] discuss new serveware offerings
Justina, Manager of Ortolana [Britomart] and Lily of Lil Ceramics discuss new Oil Pourers
Chef spoons food onto Lil Ceramic plate


The name Ortolana means ‘market gardener’ in Italian and is symbolic of our use of the best seasonal, local produce from local growers. Ortolana was where we began bringing the garden to the city, connecting our food to the people and stories behind it.

From morning meetings, weekend brunch, coffee and scones, long lunches, slow afternoons or large group bookings, Ortolana is an exquisite haven in the heart of Britomart providing a warm, gentle energy.

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