Darwin and Wallace
It’s more than just spring onions.
And proving they know theirs are the retro neighbourhood bars from Darwin and Wallace, also known as No. 11 Pimlico Road, No. 32 The Old Town, No. 1 Duke Street and No. 197 Chiswick Fire Station. They’ve just launched their Spring menus, which means as you’re perched up at the sleekly curving cocktail bar in Chiswick or sinking into the plush sage furnishings of Pimlico, you have a fairly good excuse to now spend an entire day grazing on…
Where they’re covering all the bases, with dainty pots of coconut, chia and poached rhubarb served up alongside triple cheese and truffle toasties, creamy field mushrooms with tarragon on toast, and of course the obligatory eggs benedict every which way – all washed down with coffee from Caravan or, if you’re really settling in for the day, a jug of Bloody Mary or Elderflower and Earl Grey Fizz;
Chiswick Fire Station
LUNCH and DINNER,
– think mussels marinieres, beetroot and barley risotto, and colossal Sunday roasts (slow-cooked beef short rib or roast chicken breast) with locally sourced, seasonal trimmings like minted peas, creamed roast root vegetables and truffle spring cabbage. After which, you could probably do with a digestif in the form of their…
Sure, the vodka tree may be perennial, but even the cocktail menus have been given a spruce, with house-made infusions and syrups. There’s a whisky highball with lavender and honey syrup, a ginseng collins with basil infusion, a rhubarb julep, a chilli-spiced Daiquiri Picante and margaritas made with activated charcoal…
…which should definitely put a spring in your step.
NOTE: The Spring menus are now available at all branches; you can check their website for more details HERE.
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