Des McDonald is set to open Holborn Dining Room & Delicatessen Rosewood London, offering classic British cuisine in a refined, historic location.
Previously the East Banking Hall of Pearl Assurance, Holborn Dining Room & Delicatessen forms part of the newly opened Rosewood London, which has been meticulously restored from a 1914 Edwardian Belle Epoque building. Situated on the ground floor of the hotel, with direct access from High Holborn, Holborn Dining Room & Delicatessen will bring old fashioned glamour to the traditional heritage of the property.
Comprised of traditinal British dishes, the lunch and dinner menus are divided into eight sections: Cured Meats, Cold Counter, Hot Counter, Crustacean, Hot Kitchen, Sides, Sandwiches and Afters. Starters include; Pressed Ham Hock and Goats Cheese & Red Onion Tart from the Hot and Cold Counters, whilst main courses such as Dorset Rock and the Royal Seafood Platter can be selected from the Crustacean section. The Hot Kitchen section offers additional main course options including; Hereford Sirloin Steak, Wild Halibut and the HDR beef burger . Desserts feature retro favourites such as Steamed Jam Sponge and Banana with Custard. A High Tea menu assorted tea-time classics such as, Welsh Rabbit and cake of the day will also be on offer.
Des McDonald said: “I am delighted to be opening Holborn Dining Room & Delicatessen. It is a truly exciting project – an amazing room set in midtown London, featuring a menu of classic dishes with a few modern twists, using the best of British ingredients.”
Mirroring the traditional British feel that the menu provides, Martin Brudizki Design Studio create a restaurant filled with chandeliers, antique mirrors, reclaimed oak furnishings, leather upholstery, with a relaxed and sophisticated atmosphere. The 160 cover restaurant will be filled with an old school glamour. The dining room includes a bar and a dining counter, each topped with aged copper and patina brass and leads to The Terrace, in the hotel’s peaceful inner courtyard, where guests can dine alfresco, or enjoy a fine cigar.
Additionally the Holborn Brasserie, will sell a range of coffees, teas, sandwiches, soups and salads for those on the move. Guests will also be able to choose from an array of hand-picked British products including bread, charcuterie, marmalades, clotted cream and locally produced cheeses.
252 High Holborn
Tel: 0203 747 8633