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Since it opened in 2017 this neighbourhood restaurant has been quietly going about its business, serving stylish but substantial plates (homemade fettuccine, asparagus and pesto; poached pear with ganache) in a room that’s more than a touch #Accidentally Wes Anderson.
Read More By day, Queens Park’s best-kept secret is a roastery with one of NW’s most enticing brunch menus.Dating in Manhattan is a famously cut-throat business.For a little of the glamour without the brutal bits (scheduling issues, post-date feedback sessions), try Sette, the first London outpost of high-end New York Italian Scarpetta.) makes the Hell, as per Sartre, is other people — but on a date, rubbing shoulders with lots of them can be just the ticket. Easy to draft in conversational reinforcements if necessary. Activities are good for dates (nothing keeps the conversation going like a shared interest!) But instead of paitballing or spoon-whittling, opt for cooking, then eating.The food, of course, is important (especially at the start of a relationship, when the scene for what’s to come is being set; save BOGOF Wednesday at Pizza Express for further down the road), but even more crucial is the vibe.
Pasta somewhere with low lights and staff who know when to step discreetly into the shadows will always beat a solemn procession of two-starred expectorations from the chef-patron of a Mayfair dining room/mortuary.
For more than 30 years Andrew Edmunds has been setting the scene with a Franco-British menu encompassing asparagus, dressed crab, confit duck and rhubarb jelly with cream.
Upstairs it’s all flickering candlelight, wax dripping down claret bottles (steady on) and wildflower posies.
Low-lighting and tables narrow enough for leg-nudges, plus a large and very reasonably priced wine list, create a genuinely louche feel that’s hard to come by in W1 in 2018.