The Sea, The Sea | Chelsea Fishmongers & Seafood Restaurant
“The sea which lies before me as I write glows rather than sparkles in the bland May sunshine.”
Thus starts Iris Murdoch’s novel “The Sea, The Sea” for which chef Alex Hunter’s (of Bonnie Gull fame) new restaurant is going to be named.
Thankfully we won’t have to wait for the bland May sunshine to see this new venue glowing under the gaze of the city’s seafood fans, because he’s planning on cutting the ribbon in April, on Chelsea’s Pavilion Road. The idea is for it to be a fish shop and deli by day, and a restaurant & champagne bar in the evening.
The menu will be daily changing, making the most of the fresh catches from the day boats it’ll have looped in (and all of that fresh fish, will of course be available on the ice counter of the fishmonger itself as well). The wine will be mostly grower champagne and sparkling (with a fair amount of non-fizzy just in case), and there are plans to get guest spots from people like Ikoyi’s Jeremy Chan, and Londrino’s Leandro Carreira.
Sounds like he’s already hauled in a pretty good catch.
NOTE: The Sea, The Sea is due to open in April on Chelsea’s Pavilion Road. We’ll be back then with the full scoop. In the meantime, you can check out their website right HERE.
The Sea, The Sea | 174 Pavilion Rd, Chelsea, SW1X 0AW
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