Set amidst South West London’s leafy Battersea Square, London House provides a comfortable, relaxed and welcoming dining experience. The most recent addition to Gordon Ramsay’s London restaurant collection, this neighbourhood venue is run by chef Anna Kelly and focuses on seasonal and market-led produce. There is also a long bar for cocktails.
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7-9 Battersea SquareLondonSW11 3RA
Superb, in a word. A compact but well thought out menu, a very solid wine list ( plus interesting spirits as well) , and, by and large, well trained and welcoming staff ( of which more later).
I went in a party of four, half expecting a repetition of the somewhat underwhelming Ivy Grill. My initial concerns were seemingly confirmed by the cocktail waitress not knowing what Zubrowka was , let...more
Last month, I went on a quick vacation to the UK trying to cram as much as I physically could in 6 days abroad. Outside of visiting the usual sights, of course, I couldn't help but try to experience some nice British cuisine while there. Personally, when I think of British chefs, I think Jamie Oliver, Gordon Ramsay and Heston Blumenthal. Blumenthal was completely out of range for this trip -...more
We went here after the Italian across the road failed, utterly (see separate review).
The staff made us immediately feel welcome: coats taken, escorted to seat, quick order of champagne and sparkling water etc etc.
Food wise, the menu is seasonal, varied and interesting. It obviously changes daily.
For starters, we chose the crab tortellini (light, tasty and near perfect)...more
So three months ago, as the taxi was driving me away from my empty beloved Battersea flat, we drove around the corner and say WHAT? I lived just around the corner from the cool facade of London House for 2 years as it sat vacant, and as I'm leaving Battersea to move back to the Lone Star State, hey there's a Ramsay joint moving in?! UNFAIR!
Luckily, I come back to the UK regularly with work...more
From the warm welcome to the sad to leave exit, it was a great experience!
I had the asparagus starter which had (I think) raw onion and a cold cream sauce that I loved so much I lapped it up with the bread that was kept in a most ingenious way. The bread was kept warm with what I'm guessing was oven warmed beans at the bottom of the burlap sack it came in. Nifty idea, and it did it's job....more