A few months earlier Gordon Ramsay made a hype in Singapore so naturally I wanted to try his restaurant in London. Among all restaurants I chose Restaurant Gordon Ramsay at Royal Hospital Road because it was supposedly the best.
To get a table here, you got to book about a month or two in advance. I guess the main reason is because the restaurant is really small and has limited seating capacity.
I had lunch here which cost £55 for 3 courses.
Globe artichoke ‘à la barigoule’ with smoked pork belly and summer vegetables
Lobster, courgette and herb tortellini with broad beans, tomato and lobster consommé
Miso glazed cod with black quinoa, squid, grilled Shiitake mushrooms and lapsang souchong broth
The overall taste of this was quite Asian influenced. The accompanying ingredients did go quite well with the cod and it was pretty good, but not life changing.
Roasted rabbit loin with Bayonne ham, salted baked turnips, toasted hazelnuts and pickled mustard seed
Banana parfait, peanut butter mousse and bitter chocolate sandwich with caramelised bananas
Roasted pineapple with coriander financiers, coconut sorbet and vanilla cream
Overall, I wasn’t very impressed by the food. For almost every dish you expect the same thing to happen – they serve the dish and pour some sauce all over. Don’t get me wrong – the food was good per se, but for a 3 star restaurant I didn’t think it was that impressive. The restaurant was quite small and cramped with low ceilings and I wouldn’t say it has the best ambiance either. I feel that this isn’t a Must Try restaurant, but definitely decent to try.
Restaurant Gordon Ramsay
68 Royal Hospital Rd
Greater London SW3 4HP