Anna Haugh will be reopening the Irish-influenced Myrtle restaurant in Chelsea (read our recent Test Drive here) but that's not all she's planning. She's also launching Anna's Bistro, a new takeaway, delivery and picnic service inspired by her time spent in Paris
Yesterday the government announced the reopening date for London's restaurants. But it seems that some aren't waiting that long. In town last week we spotted a few restaurants doing 'takeaway' that essentially involved eating at the restaurant's tables outside. And now a restaurant on the King's Road has opened its terrace for
Phil Howard and Rebecca Mascarenhas co-own three very popular restaurants across west and south London - Elystan Street, Kitchen W8, and Church Road. Rather than open each restaurant, for the moment they're all uniting under one roof at Elystan Street and are delivering to the areas surrounding the three restaurants.
Phil Howard is cooking and Kitchen W8's Mark Kempson is
With delivery and dining-in rather than out becoming the new normal, it's not at all surprising that some London restaurants are catering to the luxury end of the market.
Enter Kaké by Chisou - a new high-end option for the Chelsea set. As a spin-off from the sushi restaurant, it's a delivery-only option specialising in "super luxury donburi (rice bowls)...Think the best fatty tuna, wagyu beef and caviar on beautifully
Looking west, we take in the very best restaurants and more that are delivering to Chelsea, Kensington and Belgravia.
One of the Test Drives we did in the run-up to The Lockdown, was the rather wonderful Wild Tavern in Chelsea, from the same people behind Goodman and Burger & Lobster. Like many other restaurants, they've been closed since lockdown began but now they've emerged once more, kicking off a takeaway
Myrtle sees Irish chef Anna Haugh bringing a modernised take on Irish cuisine and produce to Chelsea. We take a closer look.
The people behind Goodman and Beast have come to Chelsea with an Italian restaurant that celebrates seafood, pasta, steak and more. We head over to Chelsea for a look ourselves.
It's not often we have an interesting restaurant opening to tell you about down in Chelsea, but new Thai spot Talad seems to be a welcome exception. It's what's being dubbed a 'perma pop-up' so the idea is that owner/chef Natalie Tangsakul has six months to prove herself to the good folk of Chelsea (and her landlord). If she succeeds, she'll get the place permanently.
Certainly it sounds
Wine bar Bottles goes west. There will still be the selection of Italian dishes matched with their large wine selection - and a hidden private dining room too.
Chelsea folk are about to get a new neighbourhood spot with a distinct Mediterranean focus from the same group that gave us Goodmans, Beast and Burger & Lobster
Colette is a traiteur and deli on Fulham Road that's looking to bring a sense of home cooking to Chelsea. With an ex-Ritz chef in charge they'll be serving up a seasonal menu and running a deli for take outs.
Adam Handling has been a supporter of no waste efforts for a while now, and Ugly Butterfly sees him opening a fully no-waste restaurant. It'll take some of the non-used products from nearby Adam Handling Chelsea and create an entirely new restaurant and menu from them.
The people behind Caravan launch a brand new restaurant called Vardo in Chelsea - in a very impressive purpose-built building. We head to the King's Road for a look.
For the inside knowledge on where to eat before or after a football match at Stamford Bridge, we turned to top Chelsea Football Club supporter and also Tech Exec, Gastronome and Food Writer Dino Joannides of food Blog Daily Epicurean for his tips.
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