As many regular restaurant-goers know, the restaurant industry depends on the sustainable seafood stock supplied by independent fishermen from day-boats. However, the one-two punch of both restaurants being closed and the impact of Brexit has had a hugely negative impact.
So one restaurant, Jackson Boxer's Orasay in Notting Hill, is doing what it can to help. As the restaurant opens up again, starting with terrace dining on 13 April, it's joining forces with two harbours - Looe, in Cornwall, and Brixham, in Devon - and Notting Hill Fish Shop. They'll be taking a new case of fish every day and creating a new menu based on that catch. It'll be a seafood-only menu - and here's a look of what it could be (supply-dependent, of course):
- Grilled Potato Bread, Wild Garlic Butter
- Pickled Spring Vegetables
- Fried Monkfish Cheeks, Exmoor Caviar
- Rock Oyster, Forced Rhubarb
- Raw Plaice, Blood Orange, Black Olive
- Grilled Gurnard, Pollock, Sardine, Monk's Beard & Lemon
- Steamed Lemon Sole & Asparagus
- Sheep’s Yogurt, Alfonso Mango, Frozen Strawberries
That sounds pretty good to us, and will all come in at £46 for the whole menu. The menu will be available up until 17 May at least - and they'll be serving fish buns at lunchtime too.
More about Orasay
Where is it? 31 Kensington Park Rd, Notting Hill, London W11 2EU
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