Apropos of nothing, just a vague invitation and a spontaneous, let’s have supper out, we ended up eating at the South Place Hotel last night, with a sleeping Gus in tow…
I’ve only popped in a couple of times before, but the general impression is pretty swish but cool. Of course, the hotel’s bar and restaurant get a lot of city people dropping in, but their strong social media presence, DJ sets and parties on the roof terrace give this purpose-built hotel some real personality.
And the food is incredible. Our meal last night was mouth-wateringly delicious from the chicken livers starters to sea bass and burger mains culminating in an orange-flavoured mousse (my only slight niggle, as I am a chocolate purist and prefer my desserts unflavoured with anything but chocolate!). Check chef Tony Fleming’s instagram _ a foodie’s delight!
Afterwards we popped up to the roof terrace to check out the view. Some very tasty looking cocktails were being served up and guests were snuggling up in thoughtfully provided blankets. At that point my camera battery died, so no photos am afraid. But would love to go back for more! Highly recommended, although quite pricey. Our meal with a bottle of wine came to just under £100.
A lovely start to the bank holiday weekend and now all this glorious sun – hope you’re out and about enjoying it!
Letting the sleeping babe lie
Terrible mirror selfie but a photographer’s existential doubt must be addressed!