Charlotte Street is Fitzrovia’s foodie capital with a number of world class restaurants and an array of cuisines to enjoy. In this article we look at a few of the restaurants on Charlotte Street which we think you will love.
Masterchef judge Monica Galetti’s first restaurant Mere opened on Charlotte Street in 2017. Featuring Polynesian inspired French food Mere serves a variety of innovative dishes which you are unlikely to find anywhere else, reflecting both Galetti’s Samoan heritage and her classical training. These include a Samoan baked brioche with a tropical sorbet, manuka honey smoked breast of quail, and a crispy pork belly with fermented hispi. If you are looking for a gastronomic experience and some new flavours, Mere is the place for you.
This Greek Cypriot restaurant is well known for serving traditional dishes in a contemporary setting. Whilst Greek food is very swell known, Cypriot cuisine is far less common in the capital with a number of traditional Cypriot sausages and a wide range of vegetarian dishes including traditional louvi (black eyed peas with chard) and aginares (grilled artichokes). This is the perfect restaurant if you are looking for an inspired take on a very well known cuisine.
Herman ze German:
This deli serving German wurst sausages and schnitzel is a Fitzrovia favourite. All their sausages are imported from a Black Forest butcher and are of fantastic quality. You can choose between three different varieties of sausage with a range of toppings including crispy onion, curry sauce, and sauerkraut. Could this be the best German sausage in London? Well you can certainly do wurst!
Cutting Room is a Charlotte Street restaurant created with sustainability at its heart. Featuring an extensive collection of vegetarian and vegan dishes, they also have a wide range of locally or sustainably sourced fish and meat dishes. Additionally, Cutting Room also has a strong focus on sharing with small dishes including Devonshire crab and shrimp cakes, braised lamb croquettes, and mushroom and truffle sliders.
Translating as ‘peace and harmony’, Kazu is a modern Japanese restaurant serving a wide array of dishes including over 30 different varieties of sushi and sashimi. Headed up by Kodi – the former Head Chef at Chisou in Mayfair, every dish is handmade and the restaurant is well known for its signature sauces, seared sushi, and fresh flavours.
Demonstrating the diversity of cuisines which are celebrated on Charlotte Street, Bubbledogs is a gourmet hot dog restaurant which serves a variety of different hot dogs which they pair with champagne. These include the Mac Daddy made with macaroni & cheese and crispy smoked onions as well as the French Connection made with ingredients as exotic as shaved foie gras, and sherry vinegar jelly.
No list of restaurants would be complete without Roka; known the world over as a high class Asian fusion restaurant they have a number of locations throughout London and are opening a restaurant in Dubai. Well known for their Black Cod and Wagyu Beef, they serve Asian food in a stylish and popular setting. The restaurant features a wide range of dishes cooked on the robata grill as well as a variety of tempura dishes which celebrate Asian cuisine.