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November 2022: Luke Selby has been appointed executive head chef at Le Manoir, and his brothers Nathaniel and Theodore will join him there, from January; James Goodyear is to take over here - he's been head chef at Adam's in Birmingham since 2021.

survey result

Summary

£153
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The Selby brothers’ “very snug little basement venue for counter-top fine dining” shows “levels of skill and technique to compete with much better-known places that leave you with a far higher bill”; with cooking that’s “consistently well-thought-out, imaginative and bold”. “Ultimately there can be a clash between the expectation of enjoying fine cuisine and fine wines, while being perched on a stool with people brushing past”, so “file this under ‘one to watch’ as they plan to build out the ambition even further”.

Summary

£106
£££££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Star chef Luke Selby (former head chef of Hide), together with brothers Nathaniel and Theo, now runs this intimate 10-seat counter experience in the cellar of the 275-year-old Blue Posts pub in Chinatown, which melds a love of British produce, Japanese techniques and classic French training. We’ve rated it on limited but outstanding initial feedback and the impossibility of getting a table – bookings are released on the first of every month, at midday.

Summary

£86
 ££££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“So much fun and such a pleasure”“it’s a bit hard to find” (below a cocktail bar, in the cellar of the 275-year-old Blue Posts pub, in Chinatown), but this tiny, year-old sibling to The Palomar and The Barbary is well worth discovering. A “cosy and super-relaxed” 11-seater, with a couple of tiny tables; the food is Italian in inspiration but focused on prime UK ingredients, especially fish brought from Cornwall daily. “The cramped counter gives you a ringside view on some exceptional cooking with a priority on freshness and flavour”.

Summary

£86
 ££££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“So much fun and such a pleasure”“it’s a bit hard to find” (below a cocktail bar, in the cellar of the 275-year-old Blue Posts pub, in Chinatown), but this tiny, year-old sibling to The Palomar and The Barbary is well worth discovering. A “cosy and super-relaxed” 11-seater, with a couple of tiny tables; the food is Italian in inspiration but focused on prime UK ingredients, especially fish brought from Cornwall daily. “The cramped counter gives you a ringside view on some exceptional cooking with a priority on freshness and flavour”.

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Evelyn’s Table at The Blue Posts Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Evelyn’s Table at The Blue Posts Restaurant in W1D, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Evelyn’s Table at The Blue Posts restaurant.
Elizabeth C
The best scallop ever! Amazing experience. ...
Reviewed 2 months, 20 days ago

"The best scallop ever! Amazing experience. Stunning and delicious food. Phenomenal!"

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A N
Fantastic value at the price in the centre ...
Reviewed 11 months, 27 days ago

"Fantastic value at the price in the centre - this intimate little counter dining venue shows levels of skill and technique to compete with much better-known places that leave you with a far higher bill. File under 'one to watch' as I think they plan to build out the ambition even further."

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Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 120.00 Always available 5

Traditional European menu

Pudding
£0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £38.00
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
28 Rupert Street, London, W1D 6DJ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday6 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday6 pm‑11 pm
Thursday6 pm‑11 pm
Friday6 pm‑11 pm
Saturday6 pm‑11 pm
SundayCLOSED

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