One of the most exclusive areas in London you may feel that Chelsea may be on the tad expensive side and you'll be right about a lot of the more exclusive bars, restaurants & clubs! But you often have to pay top dollar for quality, so don't grumble too much and don't forget there're also some cracking boozers - some of the best in London!
maze Grill Park Walk
Chelsea / Restaurant / Cuisine: American
Twenty years ago Gordon Ramsay made his name at Aubergine, and returns to familiar pastures with a very different style of restaurant. maze Grill Park Walk. Inspired by the grill rooms of Manhattan in New York, this vibrant restaurant offers the concept's signature rare breed steaks, fish and poultry from the Montagu grill alongside an extensive selection of sushi and sashimi from a dedicated raw bar. Elegant yet relaxing and comfortable interiors include herringbone wood flooring, copper and brass lighting and subtle exposed brick.
Fulham / Restaurant / Cuisine: Mediterranean
Eelbrook is a casual fine dining space nestled in the corner of Fulham's Eel Brook Common, with a picturesque heated terrace (pictured above) offering a year-round al fresco dining area overlooking the Common. The diverse menu created by renowned chef Brett Barnes, is home to dishes made from the best of British ingredients with Mediterranean influences. Choose from a delicious breakfast and brunch offering, plus a selection of small sharing dishes, main courses and desserts. Wash down with homemade smoothies, cocktails or choose from the extensive wine list.
Chelsea / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Tucked away down quiet Chelsea's Elystan Street, this family-run Italian restaurant is the realm of locals who return again and again for rustic Sardinian dishes and wines produced by small-scale wineries. The emphasis at Pellicano is on friendly service and quality food for a good price, which makes it the perfect option for a weekday dinner or a relaxed set lunch. Rustic Sardinian specials include slow-cooked octopus stew homemade tagliatelle with Sardinian sausage, and culurgiones filled with pecorino; but there are also some classic Italian plates for the less adventurous.
Chelsea / Restaurant / Cuisine: British
The team behind the acclaimed Notting Hill restaurant, The Shed, also now have a restaurant in the heart of stylish Chelsea. Brought to London by talented brothers, Richard, Oliver and Gregory Gladwin, Rabbit is a true celebration of British 'wild food' with an emphasis on sustainability.The menu includes fast and slow cooking dishes such as partridge with dropped pasta and black cuttlefish gnocchi.
Beaufort House Chelsea
Chelsea / Bar / Restaurant / Club / Cuisine: Modern European
Beaufort House Chelsea prides itself on its home-from-home atmosphere and this stylish brasserie and cocktail bar located on the fashionable Kings Road is the preserve of the rich and famous, from royalty to rock stars. The award-winning brasserie is open each weekday from 8am and from 9am on the weekends, serving a healthy breakfast menu, cold pressed juices and smoothies, all-day brunch and a mouth-watering evening a la carte menu. The gorgeous ground-floor cocktail bar mixes some of the best cocktails in town each evening and is open till the early hours.
Chelsea / Restaurant / Cuisine: French
Inspired by the great French pavement cafés, Colbert is an informal, neighbourhood rendezvous at the heart of Sloane Square; it opens early for breakfast and continues to serve food and drinks throughout the day until post-theatre. The classic Parisian café menu includes a large selection of Eggs; Croques as well as Parisian café stalwarts, such as Salade de Magret Fumé, Bayonne Ham with Celeriac Rémoulade, Steak Diane, Moules Marinière, Cassoulet de Canard. On the sweet side, Colbert serves Breakfast Patisseries ; Tartes; Biscuits/Friandises and Ice-cream Coupes.
Chelsea / Restaurant / Cuisine: Indian
Masala Grill Indian restaurant in Chelsea is a true community restaurant where authentic Indian craftsmanship meets modern design in an informal, yet eclectic setting. Drawing on the roots and soul of Indian cuisine, the menu has been curated from real home cooking, street food favourites and lively grills. It has been designed as an affordable but memorable restaurant where customers will wish to return frequently.
Tanya's Raw Food Cafe
Chelsea / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Cafe
Tanya's is a beautiful raw food restaurant and superfood cocktail bar in Chelsea. The menu is designed to reflect your busy schedule and provide loving nourishment at all times of the day. You can get your morning green juice or a coffee with hazelnut milk, a satisfyingly delicious plant-based burger and decadent raw chocolate cake for lunch, then come evening you can enjoy our delicious dinner menu and superfood packed cocktails, that are made with only top quality, vegan and ethically sourced alcohol. Tanya's is about blending innovative technique with seasonal produce and offering delicious culinary art in a classy natural environment.
Claude’s Kitchen at Amuse Bouche
Fulham / Restaurant / Cuisine: British
This British restaurant is headed up by Claude Compton, the founder of award-winning street food company Green Goat Food and ex-Petersham Nurseries and Club Gascon chef. The kitchen team have all worked in a range of Michelin-starred kitchens under the tutorage of some of the best names in the business and uniquely, are also all old friends from home, University and London. The restaurant is sister to the much-loved Amuse Bouche champagne and cocktail bar below it and the fantastic menu uniquely changes weekly focusing on sustainable, fresh and seasonal ingredients.
Chelsea / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Goat is a relaxed Italian style restaurant serving wood-fired pizza, chargrilled meats, substantial salads and house favourites like peanut butter cheesecake. It also serves brunch. Leave room for sweet treats because the dessert and cocktail combo for only £12 is worth waiting for. Plus, if you're a local resident, visit on a Wednesday and get a 50% discount on food. And on Fridays, everyone gets 2-4-1 on all by-the-glass drinks until 7pm. There's an upstairs cocktail bar worth visiting after your meal, and even a secret bar somewhere on the premises if you're a fan of mystery. Download
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