Holborn Dining Room | A Great British Brasserie
Last Updated: 7th January 2019
Picture the scene.
You’re meandering around the greater Covent Garden area and, peckishly, decide that you’d like to eat. Surprisingly in the mood for anywhere which doesn’t feature dim lighting, cocktails in jam jars, NYC-style exposed brickwork or burgers, you decide – just for once – to head somewhere which is genuinely befitting of your affluence, social status and good looks.
But the queue at McDonald’s is too long, so instead you make a beeline for the opulent Rosewood London Hotel, just inside the entrance to which you discover London’s very own grand British brasserie: Holborn Dining Room.
It’s the sort of place you’ll want to visit when you’re hungry, and in need of something specific.
Like breakfast, lunch or dinner inside the expansive ex-banking hall of a Grade II Listed, 1914 Edwardian building, the interior of which looks quite a lot like Balthazar‘s but which sets itself apart courtesy of a menu full of classic British dishes like roast Suffolk pork belly with Bramley apple; fish ‘n’ chips with mushy peas; and sticky toffee pudding, to be washed down with ciders, wines, botanical cocktails and London’s largest gin selection, before retiring with a cigar.
Can’t get much more specific than that…
…Unless, of course, you include the annexed Pie Room, in which head chef and pastry enthusiast Calum Franklin puts together all manner of shortcrusted treats for you to either order to the main brasserie, pick up from the dedicated street-facing pie hatch, or enjoy as part of a three-course bespoke menu with a select group of friends in the pie room itself.
Finally answering the age-old question of who ate all the pies.
NOTE: Holborn Dining Room is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner – you can reserve a table HERE.
ALSO NOTE: For the full ‘Rosewood’ experience, you may very well enjoy a visit to Scarfes Bar for a pre-dinner cocktail or two. However being relatively fickle, you also may not.
Holborn Dining Room | Rosewood Hotel London, 252 High Holborn, WC1V 7EN
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