Hawksmoor Knightsbridge - 3 Yeoman's Row London, SW3 2ALIf you dont know Hawksmoor is my favourite restaurant in London. I've talked about it loads of times on the blog and highly, highly recommend it. It's pretty pricey in terms of steak but honestly - if you want great food with awesome flavour head down. I love the Air Street Hawksmoor but there is also one at Spitalfields and Guildhall. All of which serving up a great variety of fish and steak.
My friend Stu (who I think is actually making his blog debut in photos today) and fellow steak addict somehow got a table at a preview night for the opening of their new Knightsbridge offering. The menu is a bit different with more focus on asian inspired flavours, fish and oysters alongside the usual steak fare. There isnt really much I can say but wow. Everything about Hawksmoor is spot on and everything is just perfect. From the friendly informal waiters to the delicious cocktails and to the expertly hung steak. Put simply - best steak in London. To start I had a deliciously flavoursome steak tatare with Sourdough crisps. This was really beautiful and had a unusual asian inspired spiciness to it. For mains I had a 300g Ribeye, a side of triple cooked chips and a mac and cheese. Other worldly. As me and Stu were celebrating our one year "Palliversary" we had some champagne - I cant remember which one as he picked it but it was delicious and affordable at about a tenner a glass. We then moved onto cocktails and mine was called Fo'Shizzle Ma Nizzle Sizzle. Nuff Said.
Knightsbridge Hawksmoor opens on 3rd July with meals around the £40 per person head not including drinks. It's not cheap by any means but they do offer a 2 courses for £25 if you go before 6:30 which is awesome and really good value. Im going to head back soon to try some of the fish dishes because they sounded awesome!
I have a feeling they are going to really redevelop the Knightsbridge area of London. I personally never go there as I think its too touristy and full of tacky shops. However I think they are going to put loads of effort to make the area a bit cooler and get actual Londoners back out west. It's super touristy which is why I tend to avoid it like the plague. Despite that it's really nice... although I nearly got my phone pinched which was not.