The Dysart Petersham
“Intricately detailed dishes in an Arts and Crafts setting” - AA Inspector
RICHMOND UPON THAMES, GREATER LONDON
Our Inspector's view
The Dysart occupies a 1904 Arts and Crafts building with original leaded windows and wooden window frames facing south over Richmond Park. Sunshine streams in on bright days, and a low-key jazz soundtrack floats around the elegant room. Kenneth Culhane's confident and sure-footed cooking delivers some fascinating, intricately detailed dishes full of subtle interplays of taste and texture. Start with charred bream, radish ginger and champagne, before moving onto Middle White pork, lemon and caper purée, Petersham Swiss chard with wild apple jus. Finish with Earl Grey crème brûlée and walnut shortbread. Wine pairings are available with the tasting menus.
Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
- Seats: 45
- Private dining available
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Closed: 25 December, 1 week January, 1 week August
- Wines under £30: 23
- Wines over £30: 189
- Wines by the glass: 15
- Cuisine style: Traditional European
- Vegetarian menu
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About the area
The UK's capital was founded by the Romans shortly after they invaded in 43AD. Since then it’s evolved into one of the greatest cities on earth. From a bloody, squalid history to the vanguard of fashion in the Swinging 1960s to the buzzing metropolis it is today, London has something for everyone. There are very British pursuits like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and an impressive collection of traditional English pubs. And that’s not to mention world-renowned arts venues, galleries and museums, award-winning theatre and unrivalled shopping – all found within a few Tube stops of each other.
London’s royal history is not to be missed. Visitors can roam around one of Britain’s finest medieval castles and royal prison, and learn about the final days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London or, for the less bloodthirsty, visit the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the capital’s Royal Parks – from St James’ Park and Hyde Park in the centre to the majestic Hampton Court and wilderness of Richmond Park in the southwest.
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