The Hungarian restaurant - in the centre of Soho - was among the most celebrated restaurants in London but after 65 years as a hotbed of political plotting, backstabbing, deal-making and gossip, it closed its doors for the last time. The three-storey political rendezvous in Greek Street has been revived as Noble Rot Soho.
The menu, from chef Paul Weaver with, as before, The Sportsman’s Stephen Harris, includes subtle references to The Gay Hussar’s glory days. Expect glorious and seasonal British dining served alongside an impressive wine list - ranging from undervalued wines by the glass to hard-to-find gems from the worlds leading winemakers.
Eggs Casino; cabbage stuffed with game and sour cream, and a daily goulash, as well as mid-century American chef Robert Carrier’s famed pâte aux herbes, a whole roast chicken with morels and Vin Jaune to share for two.