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Former Bob Bob Ricard chef Anna Haugh has opened her own restaurant; Myrtle in Chelsea offers "modern European cooking with an Irish influence, using the finest Irish produce."

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Summary

£84
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Dublin-born Anna Haugh “has created a fabulous local restaurant which is nowadays a destination” at her “warm and welcoming” Chelsea Townhouse. Her “imaginative” tasting menu provides “fine, Irish-influenced modern European cuisine”: “brilliantly executed food which doesn’t take itself too seriously whilst being superb” and “worth every penny in this challenging economic environment”. Michelin continues to show they have no brain by failing to even list the place, never mind giving it the star it deserves!

Summary

£84
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “real gem of a restaurant” in a Chelsea townhouse is the work of Dublin-born chef Anna Haugh (who has worked for Phil Howard and Gordon Ramsay, among others). “Stunning Irish food” provides “course after course” tracing a route round the counties, and “all of them hit the mark”. “The talent in the kitchen is matched by the warmth of the welcome and the efficiency of the service”, all of which adds up to “one of the best and least expected openings in Chelsea of the past five years”. Michelin don’t even list it on their website, when they should be considering it for a star!

Summary

£75
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Dublin-born chef Anna Haugh is making waves with her “sophisticated” take on Irish cuisine at her two-year-old debut venture, in a “cosy” Chelsea townhouse near World’s End. “This is truly a local restaurant with charm”, and the Irish-inflected cooking displays some “distinctively original flair”. It’s named after Myrtle Allen, who launched modern Irish cuisine at Ballymaloe House in Co. Cork, and many key ingredients are sourced from Ireland. Top Tip: “try the warm marinated oyster”.

Summary

4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Brilliantly executed, Irish-inspired food (we particularly enjoyed the black pudding – made from beef, not pork – in a potato roll; and the beef fillet with boxty)” wins high praise from early-days reporters on chef Anna Haugh’s May 2019 opening, near World’s End in Chelsea (named for her hero – Ballymaloe chef, Myrtle Allen – and aiming to offer ‘modern European cooking with an Irish influence, using the finest Irish produce’). It’s a “cosy and welcoming” space too: “part of a small, Chelsea townhouse, so quite tightly packed, with steep stairs to the upper level or down to the toilets”.

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1a Langton Street, London, SW10 0JL

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Myrtle Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Myrtle Restaurant in SW10, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Myrtle restaurant.
Rob C
A gem in Chelsea! Anna Hough's carefully ch...
Reviewed 6 months, 21 days ago

"A gem in Chelsea! Anna Hough's carefully chosen menu highlighting counties of Ireland brings real character and innovation to the eating experience. She offers two options on tasting menus which are well-paced with timely and engaging service. Wines are eclectic, in particular her "own" chardonnay. The ambience is cramped and could be congested when busy; it wasn;t when we were there."

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Maria F
Excellent food but repeat visits mean endur...
Reviewed 10 months, 10 days ago

"Excellent food but repeat visits mean enduring the tedious explanations of the maitre d’ who would be better improving his skills "

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Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 95.00 Always available 8
Menu2 85.00 Always available 6

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£17.30 £29.50 £14.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
1a Langton Street, London, SW10 0JL
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
SundayCLOSED

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