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Corrigan's Mayfair

28 Upper Grosvenor St. Send to Phone
020-7499 9943
Underground: Marble Arch
To be sure, the lad from Ireland impresses with his British/Irish cooking.
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Dining room at Corrigan's Mayfair, London, UK

Corrigan's Mayfair Restaurant Review

: Richard Corrigan expanded from his charming Lindsay House to revitalize Bentley’s just off Piccadilly. Then in the way of empire builders, he took over what was Chez Nico in days long gone. Come here for what the menu describes (and for once accurately) as the chef’s “wild, flavourful and unpretentious cooking” which is based around his love---and deep understanding---of the robust nature of British game, of the freshest fish and seasonal vegetables. Here you’ll get Maldon smoked salmon, Cornish red mullet, game terrine, native oysters, octopus carpaccio with Seville oranges and almonds and pressed duck livers with pear and sloe berries for starters. The likes of saddle of wild rabbit with dates and orange; braised pork cheeks with mustard, capers and carrots; and steamed sea bass with bouillabaisse follow. Vegetables are properly cooked; try chips in goose fat or buttered curly kale for an object lesson. Save room for vanilla parfait with clementines and almonds or perhaps rhubarb soufflé with ginger ice cream. It’s all impressively cooked. The wine list is a delight, beautifully put together with many wines by the glass or carafe with a non-greedy mark-up and an emphasis on small producers of biodynamic wines, and the menu is a good read. Opulent and mouthfilling? Mainly fresh, youthful, juicy reds? It makes you want to try them all. The weekday lunch menu at £27 for 3 courses including a 250ml carafe of wine changes daily; on Sundays it’s the same price without the wine. Go on, spoil yourself.

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