The Dock Kitchen | Ladbroke Grove Restaurant
NOTE: The Dock Kitchen is closed in this location and in the process of moving… we’ll update the article with their new location when it relaunches.
It has been said that when God closes a door, he opens a window.
So one must assume that he’s in the toilet.
Or at The Dock Kitchen, an “anti-fine dining, fine dining restaurant” found in a converted Victorian Wharf building overlooking the Grand Union Canal in Ladbroke Grove with floor to ceiling windows, and which started its life as a pop-up launched by chef Stevie Parle and designer Tom Dixon, but soon set up permanently above Dixon’s shop, serving Stevie’s kind of food: “simple home-cooking from around the world that’s completely different to the traditional ‘chefy’ cooking of London restaurants…”.
Stevie previously worked at The River Café. And Moro. And Petersham Nurseries.
He’s run his “Moveable Kitchen” project all over London; he’s been named ‘Young Chef of the Year’ by Observer Food Monthly; he’s published three cookbooks; he recently opened East London Italian, Rotorino; and, in between all of that, he’s worked around the world, taking in India, Beirut, Morocco, Vietnam, Cambodia, Lebanon, Mexico and Zanzibar along the way.
All of which basically means that after you’ve taken a leisurely stroll down Union Canal, perused Tom Dixon’s downstairs design studio and made your way upstairs into Dock Kitchen’s regenerated industrial interior….
….you’ll be able to enjoy a wide selection of globally-influenced dishes created by one of London’s finest chefs.
Which we probably should have just said at the beginning.
Instead of talking about toilets.
NOTE: The Dock Kitchen is in the process of moving… watch this space for updates.
The Dock Kitchen | Portobello Docks, 342-344 Ladbroke Grove, W10 5BU
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