By Feb 01, 2022
Discover where to enjoy a tasting menu for less than £59 in fine dining restaurants in London – from seasonal foods to novel fusions.
A new breed of wine bar that also serves restaurant-quality drinking food, The Laughing Heart gives you all the necessary ingredients for a night to remember. Items on the tasting menu may include dishes like duck skewers, pickled wood ear mushrooms & celery, and Sichuan crème brulée. It certainly is quite the contemporary take on British food.Go to restaurant profile
What might seem like an unusual fusion at first glance, becomes an intriguing symphony at first bite. Angelina’s Italian and Japanese fusion four-stage Omakase menu for £39 or £59 for 10 courses may include dishes such as deep-fried artichokes with breaded and deep-fried long-braised pig covered in a dark Japanese-style, sweet and sour sauce. Wait for the raw course to debate with your dinner companion whether it’s Italian crudo or Japanese sashimi – we’re going to bet our money and say that it’s both.Go to restaurant profile
Newington Green neighbourhood food spot Perilla, with its raw plaster walls and recovered terrazzo floor, is a restaurant serving fine dining food but without the price tag. For £59 you can enjoy their set tasting menu which changes daily and with the seasons. Favourites are the perilla sourdough with brown butter and the seaweed risotto.Go to restaurant profile
The special thing about Nest is that the restaurant uses only one meat in the kitchen at any one time. It enables the team to manage meat consumption in a more sustainable way by ensuring that no part of the animal goes to waste. The restaurant is also completely transparent about where all their produce comes from. Work your way through the £48 tasting menu to get a snapshot of Nest’s favourite ingredients and flavours at that particular time of year.Go to restaurant profile
There is nothing more satisfying than eating fresh, local, seasonal food and this is exactly what Salon in Brixton is offering. Guided by the seasons, the restaurant’s tasting menu, with either four or seven courses, is primarily plant-based and also includes some meat and fish. Think Jerusalem artichoke tortellini or Parisian gnocchi with pied de mouton and Swiss chard.Go to restaurant profile
Pidgin has been around since 2015 and has yet to repeat a single dish on its weekly-changing tasting menu. The meal, centered around four courses, is a complete overhaul every single week, with diners paying £55 for the 9-course menu. Previous menus have seen dishes like fermented potato bread, octopus, and toasted oat ice cream.Go to restaurant profile