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“Authentic Mexican street food” stars in the “not-at-all street-food setting” of the Park Lane Intercontinental hotel in this three-year-old from celebrated Mexico City chef Martha Ortiz. The food both “looks and tastes amazing”, although – not surprisingly, given the location – it is “expensive for what it is”.
“Authentic Mexican street food” stars in the “not-at-all street-food setting” of the Park Lane Intercontinental hotel in this two-year-old from celebrated Mexico City chef Martha Ortiz. The food both “looks and tastes amazing”, although – not surprisingly, given the location – it is “expensive for what it is”.
The Times’s Giles Coren described it as “the worst restaurant he’s ever reviewed”, but reporters’ feedback (if still a tad limited) is very much more upbeat on Martha Ortiz’s London newcomer, which occupies the Intercontinental Park Lane’s ‘second’ dining space (as made-over by David Collins Studio). Its most ardent fans say, “the heart and soul of the very best Mexico has to offer is brought to lucky London”, and even those who find it “very expensive” say that “it’s a fun experience, with great staff and interesting and unusual food”.
World’s 50 Best chef, Martha Ortiz, of Mexico City’s Dulce Patria, opened her first London venture alongside Theo Randall at The Intercontinental Park Lane’s second restaurant. The new dining room, designed by David Collins Studio, serves the chef’s take on Mexican cuisine. The name by the way means ‘She Sings’.
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|Wine per bottle||£35.00|
InterContinental London Park Lane, Park Lane, London, W1J 7QY
|Monday||5:30 pm‑1 am|
|Tuesday||5:30 pm‑1 am|
|Wednesday||5:30 pm‑1 am|
|Thursday||5:30 pm‑1 am|
|Friday||5:30 pm‑2 am|
|Saturday||11:30 am‑4 pm|
|Sunday||11:30 am‑6 pm|