Review on Windsor Grill
Winsor Grill is a charming restaurant on Kew Green in Richmond situated opposite Kew Gardens, and a short stroll from Windsor Castle. Once part of Anthony Worrall Thompson's stable of restaurants, it is now the domain of chef patron David Wilby. Inside there's a chic décor with slate-coloured walls adorned with gilt-framed paintings, and leather chairs set against polished wood tables.
The philosophy of well-hung and well-aged steaks still applies (35 days is the current standard), and David Wilby stands by his crusading commitment to rare breeds, organic production and home-grown vegetables. Prime Aberdeen Angus steaks really are the first choice - butchered, trimmed and grilled to order, and served with chunky hand-cut chips, béarnaise sauce or a choice of butters. Burgers look tempting, too; otherwise, try the pork 'five ways', six hour slow cooked pork belly, grilled Iberico Black Leg pork loin, sweet potato and chorizo gratin, bacon greens, apple puree and crackling.
To start, there might be devilled kidneys, fried chilli squid with garlic and spring onion or a nifty salmon platter comprising smoked salmon and egg mayonnaise, salmon tartare, and gravlax with honey mustard dressing, and there are few workaday desserts to round things off.
David Wilby and Aaron Knight
Restaurant Opening Times
Dinner: 5.30 - 10.00pm Mon-Sat
Accepted credit cards
Visa, Master Card, American Express