Burgeoning bar and restaurant group Darwin & Wallace are continuing their south London empire building with news of a fourth restaurant opening this Spring. No 197 Chiswick Fire Station is - it will come as no surprise - set in Chiswick's old fire station, but was more recently an All Bar One.
It sounds like there'll be plenty of space for alfresco dining come the summer as they've opened up a courtyard space at the back. On the food front expect "Antipodean-influenced food" - paired with a cocktail menu featuring house made syrups and sherbets.
Mel Marriott, the group's MD, said "we're looking forward to presenting our modern vision of the local pub to Chiswick."
No 197 Chiswick Fire Station will be opening its door on Tuesday 26th April at 197-199 Chiswick High Street, London W4 2DR. They'll be on soft launch until 1 May with 50% off all food (reservations essential - book on their website.