Xier | A Double-Bill Of Fine & Casual Dining In Marylebone

Babbo's Former Head Chef is Going it Alone


Xier | A Double-Bill Of Fine & Casual Dining In Marylebone

Carlo Scotto is one of those so-hot-right-now young uberchefs who seem to have talent to burn, and a work ethic to match.

Pun intended.

And after learning the ropes at Michelin-Starred joints like Murano and Galvin La Chapelle before becoming head chef at Babbo in Mayfair, he’s now opening his very own restaurant. It’s a fine-diner called Xier, and you’ll find it in Marylebone this February. The idea is to have a split level spot with two distinct identities:


On the ground floor, you’ll find XR, the more casual version of the two parts. Open for lunch and dinner, it’ll be where you can snag a hanger steak with pickled walnuts, shallots, parsley and baby aubergine; or a little tuna tartare with taro chips.



Open only in the evenings, the more ambitious of the two halves will only serve a 10-course tasting menu, with dishes like Obsi blue prawns served with wild fennel, wasabi caviar & fresh raspberry; or rose-cured salmon with foie gras, burnt figs, leaf oil and a citrus dressing.

NOTE: Xier is due to open on February 26th 2019. We’ll be back then with the full scoop. In the meantime, you can check out their website right HERE.

Xier | 13-14 Thayer St, Marylebone, W1U 3JR

While you’re in Marylebone… you might want to grab a drink at the best rum bar in the neighbourhood.


13-14 Thayer St, Marylebone, W1U 3JR


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