Angler, London

Situated atop South Palace Hotel near the famous London Liverpool Street Station, the Michelin-starred Angler offers patrons the finest seafood in the capital in a sleek and stylish setting. The all-star team of Executive Chef Tony Fleming, Head Pastry Chef Keisha Meakin and Head Sommelier Benoit Allauzen ensure that this is a sublime gourmet experience which celebrates Britain’s rich seafood heritage by using the finest seasonal and local produce.

Seafood lovers will be spoilt for choice when looking at the wide ranging menu, and the beautiful and meticulous presentation of each dish is something to behold. Starters include shellfish ravioli, smoked eel, seared Orkney Island scallops and Cornish red mullet soup, and this will perfectly set you in the mood for the wonderful main courses. Highlights include steamed wild sea bass, monkfish tail, Cornish cod and roast fillet of John Dory; all elegant, delicious and substantial dishes. These can all be complemented from the extensive wine cellar, which was carefully crafted by Benoit Allauzen to respect and highlight Tony Fleming’s delicate flavours. To finish your meal, beautifully presented and gorgeous desserts include chocolate fondant with pistachio ice-cream, Tunworth cheesecake with English strawberries, and lime posset with spiced bread and mango.

This is all delivered in a stunning setting which boasts large windows to let in a tremendous amount of natural light and allow for breathtaking views of one of London’s busiest districts. This is reflected by the modern and sophisticated décor which uses a simple but effective colour palette of greys, blacks and whites.

In addition to the main dining room, Angler also features a brilliant roof terrace with majestic views, a sophisticated and intimate bar with appetizing snacks and a cocktail menu, plus a semi-private area called “The Chef’s View”. The best table in the house, “The Chef’s View” offers breathtaking views of iconic landmarks including Tower 42 and the Gherkin, as well as views into the lively Angler kitchen.

The welcoming atmosphere, aided by the attentive and friendly staff, ensures that you immediately feel relaxed once you arrive at Angler. The restaurant’s passion for seafood and commitment to developing a tasty and sophisticated menu ensures that this is an incredible dining experience, and all in a beautiful and stylish setting in the heart of the capital.