If you can put up with the over-the-top décor, with clashing carpet & wall hangings, you will here experience some of the best food in London.
William Drabble built up a considerably reputation for those in the know, in the restaurants of others, gaining a few Michelin stars along the way. Here, he is free to truly express himself (let's hope he didn't have a hand in the interior design.
On the food front, expect a short seasonal menu - only two choices at each stage for the set lunch.
Evening starters such as 'Roasted Quail with Veal Sweetbreads, Foie Gras and Orange & Hazelnut Dressing'; 'Poached Native Lobster Tail with Cauliflower Purée & Lobster Butter Sauce'; 'Seared, Hand-Dived Scallops with Braised Celeriac & Smoked Bacon' and 'Baked Fillet of Red Mullet with Blood Orange, Fennel & Slow-Cooked Octopus' set the style.
Perhaps to be followed by the likes of 'Saddle of Barbon Fell Venison with Jerusalem Artichoke Purée, Beetroot & Juniper Jus'; 'Loin of Veal with Braised Lettuce, Foie Gras Sauce & Madeira Jus'; 'Saddle of Lune Valley Lamb with Onions & Thyme' and 'Poached Fillet of Turbot with Celeriac, Apples, Mussels & Chives' on the list of mains.
'Banana Parfait with Caramelised Milk'; 'Lemon Charlotte with Poached Rhubarb'; 'Assiette of Chocolate' and 'Raspberry Soufflé with Chocolate Sauce' might be there to tempt the sweet-toothed at the end.
- Food Style: Modern French
- Lunch: Tues-Sat 12.00-14.00; set L £25.50 (2 courses), £29.50 (3 courses)
- Dinner: Tues-Sat 19.00-22.00; set D £55 (2 courses), £61 (3 courses); Degustation Menu £72
- Seats: 30
- Wine: an impressive list kicks off at around the £30 mark
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Nearest station: Green Park Underground
- Directions: See the map on this page
- Closed: all Sun & Mon
- Rooms available