Review on Nutbourne
Nutbourne is third outing from the team behind the critically acclaimed Rabbit in Chelsea and The Shed in Notting Hill, this time they have gone south of the river to Battersea. Taking its name from the Gladwin's family farm in West Sussex, the neighbourhood venue that once occupied Ransome's Dock restaurant offers delightful views of the old dock with barges moored by.
The spacious wood-cladded room takes inspiration from the Lost Gardens of Heligan, an estate in Cornwall discovered 25 years ago. Flooded with natural light from the large windows overlooking the water, walls are adorned with botanical prints, while a butchers table seating 14 takes centre stage, situated next to the open grill. Jungle-themed wallpaper decorates the staircase leading diners to The Cellar, a hidden private dining room with its own entrance.
Menus change regularly with much of the produce supplied by the family farm in West Sussex, alongside produce from local suppliers and foraged ingredients. To start you might fancy roasted hake, mussels, bacon, corn and potato veloute or Yorkshire grouse, greengage, cobnuts and wood sorrel. Main courses pick up on Tamworth pork chop, sweetcorn puree, BBQ cherries, walnuts and madeira jus or for those who favour fish there's whole slip sole, capers, lemon, mussels and sea herb dressing. Completing the picture are desserts in the shape of white chocolate mousse, comice pear and blackberry pastille or salted caramel tart paired with brown bread ice cream.
There's a pleasing relaxed atmosphere, staff are engaging and the food is complemented by more than 150 wines, including some from the Nutbourne cellar and seasonal cocktails made from British spirits.
Nutbourne is also featured in: Michelin Guide, HardensRate this Restaurant
Restaurant Opening Times
Lunch: 12.00 - 3.00pm Tue-Fri (10.00am - 4.00pm Sat) (10.00am - 5.00pm Sun)
Dinner: 6.00 - 10.00pm Tue-Sat
Accepted credit cards
Visa, Master Card, American Express