36-38 Dean Street, W1D 4PS
In a Sentence
Queue-tastic Mayfair haunt digs its claws into Dean Street.
Brick walls and red banquets. A nice bar, which could become a bit of a scene (perhaps an alternative to DST), but it was relatively quiet when we went in. They need music. Or if they have it, it needs to be louder. A great mid-week lunch or dinner spot.
The lobsters are huge and the garlic lemon butter went down a storm. Chips were just as we like them – skinny, salty, crunchy and plentiful – but the salad was small and had as much parmesan as leaves. We’re not so sure about the XXL mayo bottles on the tables either.
Don’t sit at the bar if you want to eat. A table is necessary for crustacean cracking.
No queue the night we were there (hooray!) and you can book ahead. And we love a bib.