Galvin at The Athenaeum
The Athenaeum Hotel, 116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 7BJ
Athenaeum is the glamourous and contemporary British restaurant found inside the Athenaeum Hotel in London’s Piccadilly. Just across the road from the lush Green Park, this central London eatery is a smart, modern setting with colourful high backed seating and contemporary décor. The menu concentrates on British classics which change on a daily basis according to the market.
The carving trolley is particularly popular where roast organic South Down lamb or roast beef is served in traditional style. The larder at lunchtime is a sumptuous buffet of seafood, cured meats and salads and is well worth a visit if you need to refuel whilst out shopping or sightseeing in the surrounding area. The al la carte menu includes some superb ions of imaginative British cooking with dishes like poached duck eggs wrapped in pancetta with a ragout of lentils and roast shallots or pot roast loin of veal with mushrooms, goose liver and mead sauce cocotte potatoes.
Athenaeum is a top spot for cocktails too and is a paradise for whisky lovers offering over 250 different varieties. For some truly excellent British cuisine served in colourfully modern surroundings head on over to the Athenaeum.