From Chelsea to Soho

Saturday, January 25th , 2020

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Wild Tavern (pictured) is an Italian restaurant from the same stable as Goodman and Beast. Situated on Chelsea Green, the restaurant was popular even a few weeks after opening and quite noisy. The menu was appealing and wine list fairly priced, but the food was quite expensive for the level of quality that appeared. They also have a raw bar and offer items cooked on a Josper grill. 

Sola is the new incarnation of what was Rambla. It is Californian fine dining in style, the chef/owner someone who worked in the USA for some years and who has experience in some top kitchens. This was my second meal here and was a lengthy tasting menu, giving the kitchen a chance to show off a wide range of dishes. There were some lovely ingredients on display and plenty of classical technique that didn’t falter across the many dishes. This meal was a distinct step up from my enjoyable first one here, the kitchen now clearly settling down and starting to deliver some high quality food.