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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Hibiscus Restaurant Review: Well-established Hibiscus is a must for anyone interested in fine dining. Décor is smart, with wood paneling and neutral colors of green and cream. Patrons are greeted by a welcoming staff. The cooking from chef Claude Bosi (his wife, Claire, looks after the front-of-house) is exciting and inventive. Perhaps start with ravioli of pheasant egg, dandelion salad, pork belly, and honey and mustard dressing, then move on to slow-cooked veal from Somerset with caramelized baby gem lettuce, or crab with warm elderflower and kipper consommé, pickled sweet corn and wild sea leaves from Kent. It’s all accompanied by a lengthy wine list, heavy on the classics of Bordeaux and Burgundy, with a good range of wines by the glass and enough bottles around the £30 range to help keep the costs down if you wish. Menus include a 3-course lunch with glass of wine, coffee and petits fours £49.50; 3-course dinner £100; and a surprise tasting menu for £135.