“Cool, chilled-out outfit underpinned by pure pedigree” - AA Inspector
LONDON W1, LONDON POSTAL DISTRICTS
Our Inspector's view
New York-born chef-patron (and TV regular) Jun Tanaka has over two decades of working in starry kitchens. This is simply the ninth place he’s worked in, and he delivers a menu of stand-out sharing plates that shout precision, flavour and flair. The light Mediterranean menu is underpinned by Tanaka’s classic French background, and bursts with refined simplicity, confidence, flavour and seasonality. Take grilled pink-perfection lamb cutlets teamed with anchovy and charred hispi cabbage, or perhaps wild sea bass (with a basil crust) accompanied by salsify and tardivo (Italian radicchio). The fixed-price lunch menu is a steal.
Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes
Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 90
- Private dining available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Steps for wheelchair: 3
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Closed: false
- Wines under £30: 6
- Wines over £30: 68
- Wines by the glass: 29
- Cuisine style: Modern French, Mediterranean
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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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