Chiltern Firehouse

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On a side street in the busy sub-district of Marylbone with many Edwardian houses and quaint boutiques.
Everything feels as if it had always been there. Yet until just a few years ago, the dining room actually served as garage for fire engines. A metal pole for a quick slide down from the upper floor remains, embedded in a round table. The walls are hung with a large number of mirrors as if to prompt the guests to flaunt their stuff.
Restaurant with open show kitchen and eating counter, cocktail bar and large garden terrace with fireplace.
Taste-centred fresh-market cuisine with North- and South American influences. We appreciate the home-made sour-dough bread, the hand-cut beef tartare, served with the smoky Chiltern Firehouse sauce, and delicately pine wood scented monkfish. Be sure to leave some room for the sweet stuff at the end of your meal. We were particularly enchanted by the light almond milk creation.
Wine List
Extensive wine list with fair prices, handsome selection of champagnes and American wines. We chose a Ruinart Blanc de Blancs (£95).
Attentive, solicitous, and speedy.

Chiltern Firehouse Restaurant, London

The Chiltern Firehouse is different from any other hotel restaurants in London: more exciting, more extravagant and with plenty of sex appeal. This is why you will find the place bustling with celebrities. Top models, actors and actresses, eccentric artists and young jet setters are all spellbound by the Chiltern Firehouse. Anyone surprised? The mastermind behind the project is none other than the influential New York hotelier André Balazs, who also owns the Mercer hotel in New York City and the Chateau Marmont in Hollywood. He converted a former fire station in Marylebone into a swanky brasserie-style restaurant with an open show-kitchen, a bar and a stylish garden in the courtyard. The Daily Mail called the restaurant "hotter than the surface of the Sun." But not just the atmosphere is hot here, for the taste-focused cuisine of Nuno Mendes with its South and North American influences is just as fiery. Open: 7 days a week.
Price range €€
Hot and hip! We enjoyed the boisterous atmosphere and the view of the open kitchen.
There is no chance of getting in without a reservation, unless you are a celeb or dating one. Plain mortals need to book their dinner table far in advance.

Location: London | London

Chiltern Firehouse
1 Chiltern Street · W1U 7PA London
Phone 020 70 73 76 76

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