Michelin-starred chef Adam Byatt has taken over the dining room at Rocco Forte's Brown's Hotel. Named after the founding Forte, Lord Charles, the restaurant (replacing Heinz Beck's Italian offering) showcases the evolution of British cuisine. Menus have been developed by Michelin-starred chef Adam Byatt - best known for the fine-dining Trinity in Clapham. Expect elements of contemporary British cuisine with a hint of European flavours, with dishes such as fried courgette flowers with truffle honey and Dover Sole simply grilled or baked in late summer butter. There's also some trolley action too with daily specials such as whole poached salmon and glazed Essex gammon served from a traditional silver trolley. The elegant Mayfair dining room features cosy booths, antique panelling and bright botanical wallpaper - overseen by award-winning designer Olga Polizzi.
Established in 1742, Wiltons has been synonymous with the finest oysters, wild fish and game matched with traditional hospitality for over a century and still holds its original Royal Warrant for supplying oysters to the Royal Household in 1836. One of the many luxuries of dining at Wiltons, is having your main course served moments after it has been carved by the chef trancheur in front of you and your guests. Their carving trolley is available daily and can also be reserved for The Jimmy Marks Private Dining Room. Dishes on offer include: Roast leg of Romney Marsh lamb; apple and mustard glazed Cherry Tree Farm gammon and Loch Duart salmon Coulibiac.
Chef Claude Bosi, formerly of the two-Michelin-starred Hibiscus, is behind this venture (now with two Michelin-stars) on the site of London’s Bibendum. Set in the lovingly restored ex-British headquarters of the Michelin tyre company, Bosi’s latest venture offers a meat trolley available at weekend lunchtimes - offering a daily (rotating) selection of beef rib, rotisserie chicken, pork belly and lamb leg. Main courses are followed by a second service featuring an Art-Deco trolley with an ice cream and dessert service, hosting subtle twists on classic, after-dinner dishes where you'll find îles flottantes, Paris Brest, eclairs and trifle.
Under the direction of celebrated Michelin-starred chef, Lisa Goodwin-Allen, is this excellent dining room dishing up classic British fare in this historic Mayfair hotel. Adding a touch of theatre, a bespoke and rather elegant trolley brings you the finest fish - smoked and cured in-house - straight to the table, with options such as The Balvenie cured smoked salmon or Chalk Stream trout gravadlax. Expect excellent game in season, and signature dishes such as pigeon pie and lobster and chips. Traditional Sunday lunches also feature.
After a one million pound facelift, Indian fine dining restaurant, The Cinnamon Club, comes paired with a gin trolley. Situated in the main dining room, the trolley offers an exceptionally curated collection of gin, sourced from iconic brands and small-batch producers across the UK. With over 20 blends available including the rare Dodd’s Gin, the selection has been curated by a team of dedicated bartenders serving cocktails, including the premium Aromatic Martini (Monkey 47, Belsazar vermouth and tea bitters) and a deluxe gin punch (Star of Bombay, Grand Marnier Cuvée Du Cent Cinquantenaire and a bottle of Krug Grande Cuvée), available to share between four guests. Including some of the finest ingredients available, the exclusive concoctions are mixed for U at your table.
The upmarket restaurant in St James’s pays homage to the grand brasseries of Paris and serves a menu of hearty bistro-leaning French classics with regional French wines to match. Tableside prepared beef tartare is an essential order, arriving on a bespoke-designed trolley that groans under the weight of condiments available to select. Maison Francois’ trump card though is its dessert trolley, which is essentially a Parisian patisserie condensed into a multi-drawer chest, filled with layer upon layer of delcatable eclairs, florentines, macarons, Paris-Brest and more.
Tom Sellers's latest restaurant at 1 Hotel Mayfair. The restaurant is a departure from Sellers's two Michelin-starred Bermondsey flagship Story, featuring a heightened focus on sustainability, local and organic ingredients. The European classics menu focuses on the best seasonal produce, with an a la carte offering of dishes from the grill, as well as the raw bar, and diners are able to finish their meals with knickerbocker glories, served tableside from a trolley.
Anything off the Trolley Dear?