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Dolphin Square (Chichester St.) Send to Phone
020-7798 6767
Underground: Pimlico
Celebrated ex-Savoy chef Anton Edelmann serves up classy cuisine in classy surroundings.

Lunch Tues.-Fri., Sun., Dinner Tues.-Sat.

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: Anton Edelmann clearly loves his venue; it shows in the gutsy but refined cooking, the enthusiasm of the staff and attention to detail. Formerly Gary Rhodes' venture, it keeps the deep blue, plush décor and ocean-liner feel, brightened by bold flowers and striking paintings. The cooking is as self-confident as you would expect from the chef who directed The Savoy for some 21 years, and the modern European slant goes down well with the punters. Lobster terrine is enhanced by a delicate herb cocktail; slow-roasted guinea fowl comes on a creamy celeriac fondant, the Buccleuch meat is perfectly cooked. Desserts invite as in the sticky plum tart or a light marinated summer fruits with elderflower sorbet. The wine list is wide-ranging; service is excellent. The downside is that the restaurant is situated in the Dolphin Square Hotel and serviced apartments, so passing trade is lacking, so the atmosphere is sometimes too conservative. Set 3-course lunch £24.50, set dinner £32.50.


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