A Swiss chef and restaurateur brings some of the best cooking in NYC to Mayfair, and a criminally underappreciated restaurant explores the casual side of formal British cuisine – here are some of the best tasting menus in London right now.
Davies and Brook
The new kid on the block, Davies and Brook is certainly one to sit up and take notice of. Daniel Humm of Eleven Madison Park (as featured in Netflix’s Chef’s Table if that’s a better indication of his status), has taken up the pans at Claridge’s. Things are looking and tasting quite a bit different from the famous hotel’s previous resident chefs – question is, is it better than ever before? The tasting menu is a great way to find out for yourself.
7-course tasting menu £145pp, £240pp with wine.
Probably not much like your average kitchen table, but you get the idea. At 20 courses and fewer than 20 covers per sitting, James Knappett and Sandia Chang invite you to their place for a dinner arrangement unlike any other, including a lot more theatre and a lot more sophistication.
12-course tasting menu £150pp, not including wine.
The Ledbury falls into the rarely-used category of modern classic. Not only regarded as one of the best restaurants in London, the cooking and the experience at Brett Graham’s tribute to Brit-ish luxury has earned it a place on the list of the world’s best.Continue Reading