Review on Pucci Mayfair
November 2018 saw Chelsea celebrity 80's hotspot Pucci, which closed in 2010 brought back to life on Maddox Street in Mayfair. It's owned by Rufus Albanese the son of the original restaurant, together with chef Tilly Turbett whose CV includes esteemed restaurants such as Noma and Gordon Ramsay's Maze. Floor-to-ceiling windows flood the dining room with lots of natural light and exposed brick walls are decorated with posters of legendary Hollywood actresses, such as Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn.
Tilly sources sustainable British ingredients from small independent suppliers for a modern menu of seasonal plates, designed for sharing it has influences from Italy, Turkey and Lebanon. Signature 12" ultra thin crust pizzas made famous by the original Pucci appear in the shape of smoked salmon, creme fraiche, herbs and black pepper, with the option of adding caviar. Elsewhere on the menu there's dishes like sea bass crudo, blood orange, pink peppercorn and basil oil or from the land, glazed Barbary duck breast, pomegranate molasses and sweet potato, finishing with a baklava millefeuille served with honey cream, pistachio and rose.
Rufus is in charge of front of house and he offers a wine list that focuses on European varietals together with cocktails like Cleopatra, sour, sweet, spiced texture, Woodford reserve, fresh lemon and lime juice, sugar syrup, cardamom and orange bitter, egg white and Merlot wine rim float.
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Mediterranean / Pizza
Restaurant Opening Times
Lunch: 12.00 through until
Dinner: 11.00pm Mon-Fri (6.00 - 11.00pm Sat)
Accepted credit cards
Visa, Master Card