Great British Menu 2021 - which London chefs are on this year's show?

With perfect timing, as we get ready for restaurants across the UK to open, BBC's Great British Menu returns to our screens. This year, there's a new judge (Rachel Khoo) and the theme is dishes celebrating British innovation. It kicks off on Wednesday 24 March 2021 on BBC Two at 8pm.



Great British menu chefs 2021

Sabrina Gidda, Allbright

24-26 Maddox St, Mayfair, London W1S 1PP

What's on the restaurant menu: If you're lucky enough to be a member of private club AllBright (or know one who'll invite you) Sabrina's menu features delights like Crown Prince squash salad with, orzo, cavolo nero & sprouts and a maple mustard dressing or vegan sticky toffee pudding with miso caramel and banana ice-cream.

Find out more about Allbright

Follow Sabrina on Instagram: @sabrina_gidda


Great British menu chefs 2021

Shannon Johnson, Hicce

Unit 102, Hicce x Wolf & Badger, Stable St, London N1C 4DQ

What's on the restaurant menu: Recent dishes that Shannon's shared on the restaurant's Insta page include Spiced Lamb steak, miso grilled aubergine, goats cheese, mint, peas, lambs lettuce plus a perfect brunch offering of Sweetcorn fritters, smashed avo and cherry tomato salsa.

Find out more about Hicce

Follow Shannon on Instagram: @johnsonshannon


London & South East

Great British menu chefs 2021

Kim Ratcharoen, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay

68 Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 4HP

What's on the restaurant menu: You should definitely try the restaurant's signature lobster ravioli which comes with langoustine, salmon and black truffle or the Roasted veal sweetbread with Jerusalem artichoke, pickled walnut, and malted wheat.

Find out more about Restaurant Gordon Ramsay

Follow Kim on Instagram: @kimratcharoen


Great British menu chefs 2021

Oli Marlow, Aulis

16a St Anne's Ct, Soho, London W1F 0BF

What's on the restaurant menu: It's a multiple tasting course menu at Aulis in Soho - so dishes might range from Buttermilk crumpet with gilthead bream and horseradish to Truffle pudding with birch sap and stout.

Find out more about Aulis

Follow Oli on Instagram: @olimarlow


Great British menu chefs 2021

Ben Murphy, Launceston Place

1A Launceston Pl, Kensington, London W8 5RL

What's on the restaurant menu: Definitely opt for the additional egg and soldiers super-luxe amuse-bouche on Ben's tasting menu. while the presa Iberica with carrot and crackling is pretty special too.

Find out more about Launceston Place

Follow Ben on Instagram: @benmurphychef


South West

Great British menu chefs 2021

Nick Beardshaw, Kerridge's Bar & Grill

10 Northumberland Ave, Westminster, London WC2N 5AE

What's on the restaurant menu: Signature dishes include the much-Instagrammed glazed omelette lobster thermidor and pig's cheek pie with clotted cream mash.

Find out more about Kerridge's Bar & Grill

Follow Nick on Instagram: @beardymanchef


North West

Great British menu chefs 2021

Kirk Haworth, Plates

93a Kingsland Rd, London E2 8AG

What's on the restaurant menu: Dishes in development right now include organic cacao & birch sap cheesecake with smoked salt and a heavenly-sounding celeriac & wild garlic spaghetti with black trompette sauce, celeriac floss, new seasons morels and fresh black truffle.

Find out more about Plates

Follow Kirk on Instagram: @kirk_haworth


North East

Great British menu chefs 2021

Ruth Hansom, The Princess of Shoreditch

76-78 Paul St, Shoreditch, London EC2A 4NE

What's on the restaurant menu: Coming to the spring menu at this East London gastropub are dishes like beetroot with baby turnip, spring onion and Lapsang Souchon tea along with plaice, leek and brown shrimp Wellington, monks-beard, oyster leaf, buttermilk and wild garlic sauce.

Find out more about The Princess of Shoreditch

Follow Ruth on Instagram: @ruthhansom



Great British menu chefs 2021

Ali Borer, Nutbourne

35-37 Parkgate Rd, Battersea, London SW11 4NP

What's on the restaurant menu: Dishes promised for alfresco dining this spring include heritage carrot & carlin peas pithivier with onion petals and chimichurri. There's also a tahini and chocolate chip cookie sandwich served with sour cherries and mascarpone.

Find out more about Nutbourne

Follow Ali on Instagram: @aliborer13


BBC's Great British Menu returns on Wednesday 24 March 2021 on BBC Two at 8pm.


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