Rambla is an intimate, rather good looking little Catalan restaurant in Soho.
And just to add a little Catalan touch, it’s independent.
For those who haven’t been, it comes to us from Victor Garvey, whose own Spanish-led culinary journey has seen him running/owing places like Bravas Tapas in St. Katherine Docks, and (the sadly now closed) Sibarita in Covent Garden. And now, about to hit the stone tabletops scattered about Rambla’s rustically coastal space, is a whole new menu. And it’s looking pretty good.
It involves small dishes like gin-cured salmon with pickled onion, crispy sweet potato, and wasabi alioli; some spider crab croquetas with fennel and caviar; or a ‘tender’ avocado and seaweed salad.
The larger offering will include roast quail with pomegranate dipping sauce; seabass a la plancha with Jerusalem artichoke and port-poached salsify; and roasted pork belly with piquillo pepper demi glace.
And finally, desserts will have dishes including a toasted coconut ice cream with sour cherry compote, all punched up with a Pedro Ximenez reduction.
And we’ll leave it there. We don’t want to Rambla on.
NOTE: Rambla’s new menu is going to hit the tables on February 15th. You can find out more and make a booking at their website right HERE.
Rambla | 64 Dean Street, W1D 4QJ
Main image: Encant