THE NUDGE London Restaurant News | 14.03.17
New openings this week = new soft launch deals. Check out the full rundown HERE.
The White Asparagus Supperclub
Sure, heading up a triple Michelin-starred restaurant and working for years as a private chef aboard luxury superyachts is glamourous and exciting, but you can’t beat foraging around Hampstead Heath. Apparently. And luckily for you, chef Sebastian Delamothe will be combining said foraged ingredients (and ridiculous CV) with the market’s best in this series of intimate seasonal supperclubs.
Details: 16th March & 3 other dates | The Cuckoo N1, 115 Hemingford Road, N1 1BZ | £29.70
Czech Pop Up Beer Hall
The “Spirit of Prague” is popping up in the Old Truman Brewery this week in the form of a Czech beer bar, serving up pints of Pravha and Staropramen as well as exclusive brews you can’t find in the UK. And if you’re one of the first 100 people to say “pohoda” from 6pm, you’ll get a Prague price pint for 70p.
Details: 16th & 17th March, 5.30-10pm, 18th 1.30-10pm, 19th 1.30-8pm | Spirit of Prague, Shop 8, Old Truman Brewery, E1 6QR | Free Entry
Palace of Humbug
Callooh Callay‘s secretive Jubjub room has been replaced by a dark, decadent cocktail bar named after another of Lewis Carroll’s classic poems… Hence the natural decision to deck it out with neon wall art, a rock soundtrack and a cocktail list named after emotions, with ingredients ranging from marshmallows to Alpine wormwood.
Details: Opens 16th March | 65 Rivington Street, EC2A 3AY
Adam Rawson’s Sakura Series
Practically a permanent resident of the London Restaurant News, prolific chef Adam Rawson continues his global traveller series with a string of izakaya-style Japanese tasting dinners, inspired by cherry blossom season. They’re taking place in the cosy private dining space below Borough Wines’ Essex Road branch, and will feature pairing flights of sake, wine and cocktails curated by owner Muriel Chatel.
Details: Starts 16th March | 344a Essex Road, N1 3PD | From £30
The Game Bird at The Stafford
James Durrant, protegée of Gordon Ramsay and Jason Atherton, takes on a new role as executive chef at The Game Bird at The Stafford hotel. Surprisingly, a large part of the menu will comprise game – but there’s also a dedicated oyster menu and a trolley that’ll bring cured meats right to your table – it’s essentially a very fancy meals on wheels.
Details: Opens 17th March | 16-18 St James’s Place, SW1A 1NJ
Soul Store West
The team behind Chicago Rib Shack are heading up the food side of things at this new all-day diner, cocktail bar and er, music hotel, with live funk and soul Thursday-Sunday. Dishes include the Fire Thigh Burger, Baby Back Ribs and Spicy Fried Catfish – or at least, that’s what they’re claiming it is.
Details: Opens 17th March | 34 Kilburn High Road, NW6 5UA
Cocktail Trading Company Launch Brunch
It’s exactly as exciting as it sounds. The Brick Lane speakeasy is now serving up pastries, hash browns and CTC MacMuffins to a backdrop of live soul, bubbles, and a new ‘Morning Glories’ cocktail menu. Congratulations, you are now officially a morning person.
Details: Launches this weekend | Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve
Soul Food Sisters Residency
The Soul Food Sisters are bringing their Caribbean and European-inspired cooking to The King & Co, serving up dishes like ackee and saltfish fritters, curry goat and rum jerk halloumi during the week, as well as a punch-packing brunch on Saturdays, and an indulgent Sunday roast.
Details: Daily until 2nd April | The King & Co, 100 Clapham Park Road, SW4 7BZ
Main image Credit – Soul Store West
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