Review on Dinings SW3
Having scored a long-running hit with Dinings in Marylebone a sibling restaurant has opened, this time in upmarket Knightsbridge. Discreetly hidden away on a cobbled mews, it's located in a Grade I listed building that was originally an artist's studio. Inside there's two bar counters, as well as a high-ceilinged dining room featuring a carved wooden Victorian fireplace. There's also the bonus of a delightful courtyard for al fresco dining when the weather is warm.
The kitchen is known for it's Izakaya style of cooking, combining Japanese and European cuisines with a focus on small plates. The finest seafood is sourced from the Cornish day boats for exquisite sushi and sashimi that changes with the seasons. A good starting point is their plateaux de sashimi fruits de mar, the chef's selection of assorted sashimi appetisers or maybe the A3 Wagyu beef with sea salt and pepper, seared on the Josper grill. Other options worth considering would be the freshwater eel and pan-fried foie gras roll with sweet soy sauce or a mini burger of teriyaki Japanese Wagyu beef with spicy sesame sauce.
The wine list has been carefully curated to complement the dishes, and there's also a sake menu including their own label and craft beers.
Restaurant Opening Times
Lunch: 12.00 - 3.00pm
Dinner: 6.00 - 10.30pm Mon-Wed & Sun (11.00pm Thu-Sat)
Accepted credit cards
Visa, Master Card, American Express