Carousel London | Marylebone Restaurant
Last Updated: 22nd August 2019
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.
Nuno Mendes | 5th-9th November
Nearly all of London’s young, successful chefs can be traced back, in some way, to Nuno Mendes. Fresh from winning a Michelin star for his supperclub restaurant Mãos, Mendes is bringing a Goan-inspired menu to Carousel, with the likes of prawn-stuffed poppadoms and suckling pig vindalho.
Fallow | 12th-23rd November
Two young Brixton lads who met in the kitchens of double Michelin-starred Dinner, and are now setting out to elevate humble produce with nose-to-tail dining.
Christmas by Carousel | 26th November – 19th December
The founders flex their muscles with a festive menu of their greatest hits from over the years, including duck ragù open raviolo with parmesan foam, and raw scallop with turnip and gooseberries.
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
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