We saw a chameleon yesterday.

So it’s fair to say that it was a pretty shit chameleon.

One thing it did have going for it, however, was that it encouraged us to reflect on how exciting it would be if there existed a restaurant capable of reinventing itself as easily and quickly as (talented) chameleons can.

It was a timely reflection, because now there is…

Roll up, roll up to Carousel: three floors of pop up happenings, foodie events, workshops and guest chef residencies in a restaurant that’s set to reinvent itself every few weeks from now until the end of time.

Brought to you by the band of brothers cousins responsible for the immersive, Pan Am-style, ‘Mile High’ dining experiences, it’s located bang in the middle of Bond Street and Baker Street tube stations and contains a handsome ground floor restaurant where guest chefs are hosted each month; an expansive basement for shindigs, banquets and epicurean adventures; a third floor space for film screenings and intimate gatherings; and an outside terrace.

Coming up…

Saransh Goila | 4th – 15th February
Saransh Giola is an Indian chef famed for his signature take on the classic dish, Butter Chicken. In fact, he’s built his career on the stuff. And now he’s coming to London, offering up a carefully curated tasting menu of remixed Indian classics with BC at it’s centre. Spread the word…

Omer Shadmi & Daniel Zur | 18th – 29th February

Lifelong friends Omer and Daniel have always dreamed of setting up a restaurant together – somewhere where friends can sit and chat over a spread of Middle Eastern and Isareli inspired small plates, mopped up by pillow-y flatbreads straight from the oven. And now, after years of training at some of the world’s finest eateries (The Barbary and The River Cafe in London; Pauly Saal in Berlin; ad L28 ion Tel Aviv) they’re finally taking their first step.

Ernesto ‘Kut’ Gómez | 3rd – 14th March

Canadian-born restaurant owner and chef Ernesto ‘Kut’ Gómez is deeply passionate about Mexican cuisine. He also has an almost encyclopaedic knowledge about Mexican bio-diversity, as well as Mexican indigenous cultures and traditions, all of which shows in his not-to-be-missed cooking.

And after that? The Carousel keeps on turning…

NOTE: You can reserve tables, book tickets and generally find out what’s happening at Carousel each month by visiting its website… HERE.

ALSO NOTE: They have a talented pet chameleon in the building. Drinks on the house forever if you spot him.

Carousel | 71 Blandford Street, Marylebone, W1U 8AB

Last Updated: 7th February 2020


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