Last weekend we sample their lavish new menu, which featured dishes such as Spit Roast Poussin with Pumpkin, Pancetta, Sage Stuffing and Masala Gravy, a Smoked Haddock and Prawn Fish Pie with a soft boiled egg hidden in its centre, and to share, a Whole Wood Grilled Brill with Whey Butter Sauce served with a Courgette and Cockle Salad, a Lamb shoulder with fennel, courgette and olive gratin and a 6 Year Old Dexter Ribeye served with Fried Pickled Onions, Bone Marrow Toast and Red Wine Sauce.
As a weekend requirement there are several types of Bloody Mary on offer, a classic, smokey and kale (if you are that way inclined). Straying from the bloody Mary the menu also offers a smashing French 75, as well as a Quince Bellini and an Irish Coffee.
Co-owners Brett Redman and Margaret Crow, seemingly have come up with a strong selection of new starters too; an Octopus Panzanella with Essex Tomatoes, Basil and Olive, a rich yet perfectly balanced Crab Bisque with Sweet Corn Croquettes and moreish Sardines on Toast.
Finally we capped off the trip with a espresso martini, a sensational chocolate mousse with malted ice cream and a stiff piece of stilton with quince jelly – and all before 3pm.
If you haven’t visited this local gem by night the extended weekend opening hours are the perfect chance to get aquatinted with a neighbourhood bar of distinction.
316 Queensbridge Road,