The Five Fields
“Elegant cooking and slick service in Chelsea” - AA Inspector
LONDON SW3, LONDON POSTAL DISTRICTS
Our Inspector's view
The Five Fields might be billed as a ‘neighbourhood restaurant’ but that’s where any illusions of a cheap and cheerful local hangout end. Befitting its swanky SW3 postcode, this is the very essence of Sloane Square finesse and style. Chef-patron Taylor Bonnyman, head chef Marguerite Keogh and the team deliver intuitive and exciting modern dishes centred around top-drawer ingredients. Expect exquisite looking plates of precise, inventive food, whether you go for the eight-course tasting at dinner or the slightly shorter lunchtime offering. A starter of lobster - roast tail and chopped claws - might arrive with kohlrabi, peas and summer cabbage. Meltingly tender beef short rib is braised with girolles and flanked by bone marrow and baby artichoke as well as a mini cottage pie. Finish with fig leaf ice cream and caramelised almonds. Well-drilled, polished service and an intelligently curated wine list complete the package.
Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 40
- Private dining available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Closed: false
- Wines under £30: 11
- Wines over £30: 471
- Wines by the glass: 18
- Cuisine style: Modern British
- 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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