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Harden's says

On the second floor of this new Japanese-Nordic food and retail emporium, in a Grade II listed property, is a Nordic restaurant "inspired by travels" and meaning ‘fire’ in Old Norse. Eldr is a 70-seat restaurant with counter dining and a seasonal menu showcasing Nordic cooking methods and traditions; pickling, foraging and cooking with fire. See also Sachi, Café Kitsuné and the Roof Garden.

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

In the gobsmackingly impressive redevelopment of Belgravia’s gracious Georgian Pantechnicon building – which opened in summer 2020 – this second-floor newcomer is the venue’s most grown-up restaurant space. The name means ‘fire’ in Old Norse, giving some clue as to the main cooking method – with pickling and foraging inspirations much present – and early reports laud some “wonderfully prepared Nordic dishes”. For less foodie fidelity, but more fun, head upstairs to the “stunning Roof Garden” (see also).

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Owner's description

A contemporary bar and restaurant inspired by Nordic cooking techniques and traditions. An open kitchen, with counter dining, features a wood fired grill serving food across lunch and dinner, all week.

An open kitchen built around a wood fire grill is the beating heart of this restaurant and bar located on the second floor of Pantechnicon. This is a social space flooded with light and filled with natural materials which invites guests to enjoy food and wine inspired by the shared simplicity and traditions of the nine Nordic territories. The ingredient-led seasonal menu uses Nordic cooking techniques such as smoking, curing and fermenting to celebrate locally sourced British produce. The drinks menu consists of Nordic spirits and cocktails, as well as featuring natural and biodynamic wines.

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£14.00 £23.50 £10.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £3.50
Service 12.50%

Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu
No dress code

Eldr at Pantechnicon Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Eldr at Pantechnicon Restaurant in SW1X, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Eldr at Pantechnicon restaurant.
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Food is excellent. Interesting dishes with ...
Reviewed 11 months, 23 days ago

"Food is excellent. Interesting dishes with a Scandi twist. Let down by very inattentive and poorly-trained front of house and service staff. Great location whiich is even better in the summer months with al-fresco options and a very fresh feel. "

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19 Motcomb Street, London, SW1X 8LB
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Opening hours
Monday8 am‑12 am
Tuesday8 am‑12 am
Wednesday8 am‑12 am
Thursday8 am‑12 am
Friday8 am‑12 am
Saturday9 am‑12 am
Sunday9 am‑11 pm

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