Lunch menu


A menu of classic dishes for speedy lunch breaks at £15 for two courses or £19 for three.

Whipped feta, grilled cucumber

Rabbit, chorizo, pistachio rillettes

Brandade, salt cod, tomato

Mackerel , spiced chickpea, mint & feta salad

Middle white pork loin steak, black pudding, crispy bacon, tomato relish

Superfood salad with ricotta

Earl Grey panna cotta, shortbread, prune compote

Cherry parfait, cherry compote

Banana cake, rum & raisin  ice cream


Parties & private dining

The Little Room

Just because you can’t make it out to that lovely country house, doesn’t mean country house can’t come to you.  Private dining for up to 14, sharing menus for every occasion and all those mod-con meeting facilities neatly hidden away.

Browse all our spaces or our events department will be happy to help.


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The highly-acclaimed exhibition of works from contemporary artists who live and work in Iraq, originally presented as part of last year’s Venice Biennale, has now come to London. It illustrates the nature of everyday life there – ‘to make do and get by’ – and shows the country in a whole new light.

The exhibition really focuses on setting the scene – it’s like walking around at home, with tea and biscuits, as you get the chance to sink into comfortable sofas and watch some the film and video works.  The artists range from political satirists to traditional painters, with subject matter at the whim of each person, though largely highlighting the positives and optimism of life in Iraq.

Until 1st June at the South London Gallery, free


Kitchen hours

Mon – Fri

Lunch:  12pm – 3pm
Dinner:  6pm – 10.30pm


Brunch: 9am – 4pm
Dinner:  6pm – 10.30pm


Brunch:  9am – 5pm
Dinner:  6pm – 10pm

All day menu available throughout the afternoon.


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Secret recipes


The finest exports from two thirds of NAFTA joined up in a multicultural sour.


50ml Mescal
15ml salted maple syrup
25ml lemon juice
10ml apple juice
10ml egg white

Shake it hard with cubed ice, and double strain into a chilled coupette.  Garnish with lemon peel.


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Perhaps best known for the controversy his works create about the question of contemporary art, such as the piece of Blu-tack or his Turner Prize win Work No. 227: the lights going on and off, Martin Creed is known for his minimalist, witty approach. In the first retrospective of his 25 year career, the Hayward Gallery brings together both rarely seen early works and some of his latest sculptural commissions.

As part of the Pull Out All of the Stops Festival, the Southbank Centre has commissioned Creed to a new work celebrating the restoration of the Festival Hall organ – don’t miss the series of performances scheduled to show off the new organ.

Tickets are £11, on ’til April 27th at the Hayward Gallery

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Secret recipes


Speedy lunches are never as speedy as when someone else makes it for you – but if you’ve got time on your hands or the longest lunch hour this side of Spain, make it yourself.

1kg salted cod
500ml whole milk
250g potato
5 cloves garlic
800ml warm olive oil
sprig of thyme
1 bay leaf
chopped chives
salt, pepper & lemon juice to taste

1. Soak the cod fillet in water for 24 hours.
2. Trim the cod of any obvious bones etc. Place into a sauce pan with the potato, garlic, thyme, bay leaf, milk and bring to the boil. Simmer until the potatoes are cooked.
3. Drain everything reserving the milk. Pass the potatoes and the garlic through a ricer.
4. Over a low heat start to beat the olive oil and a little of the cooking milk into the mashed potato until you have the correct consistency.
5. Season to taste add the chives.

Express lunch menu available Monday – Friday, 2 courses £15, three for £19

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