Cora Pearl, named after one of the 19th Century’s most garlanded and celebrated courtesans, is a 60 cover restaurant in the beautifully restored ground and lower-ground floors of 30 Henrietta Street - think tarnished mirrors and vintage lights. The kitchen is led by George Barson, head chef at Kitty Fisher’s with a menu featuring a combination of simple classics, and some more decadent dishes.
The ground floor hosts the main dining-room, with double-height windows opening onto St. Paul’s church and garden, the famous Inigo Jones-designed ‘Actors’ Church’. The lower ground floor houses the open kitchen and an intimate cocktail bar with a late licence for post-theatre drinks and dining…
Kitty Fisher's is a small, uniquely atmospheric bar and intimate dining room in Shepherd Market, serving great drinks and award-winning food. Named after (and inspired) by the eponymous courtesan Kitty Fisher's opened to critical acclaim and garlanded with awards.
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A pig jowl and Montgomery’s cheddar toastie; leek heart with smoked eel; quail with baby gem & Coolea; fish stew; confit of pork belly with smoked quince and brill & devilled crab.
Chaine d’or with gin, quinquina, Chartreuse and lime; the French pearl with gin & pastis and the Full Fathom Five, a rum-based drink with seaweed botanicals.