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Green's Restaurant & Oyster Bar

36 Duke St. Send to Phone
020-7930 4566
Underground: Green Park/Piccadilly Circus
A British institution with a lot of class but without snobbery.
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Green's Restaurant & Oyster Bar Restaurant Review

: Green's is one of the capital’s mainstays when it comes to good, straightforward British cooking. This is the place for oysters, smoked fish, crab bisque and a good broth. For mains, perhaps a baked wild sea bass from Cornwall with Cashel blue rarebit and an English vine tomato salad; smoked haddock Parker Bowles (cooked as the debonair owner stipulates); or classic roast rack of lamb with lemon peppered samphire. Seasonal game dishes are always worth ordering. Puddings are puddings: cherry Eton mess; Bramley and almond cake with rum-raisin ice cream. Cheeses show the goodness of native varieties. This is a restaurant for the establishment with attentive service in a suitably club-like setting---all paneling, prints on the walls, and seating in booths. But despite this and its location in St. James's, it is neither snooty nor off-putting, but welcomes all comers with equal grace. Owner Simon Parker Bowles is a former wine merchant; the wine list is solid and well notated. Also located in the City of London, 14 Cornhill, EC3, 020-7220 6300.

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