|As Ramsay's Refit Gets Underway|
ChiswickW4.com gets a preview of what's to come at Devonshire
Just days away from the arrival of Ramsay, ChiswickW4.com gets a preview of what's to come.
The Devonshire, currently undergoing a speedy refurbishment, is set to open imminently in a "quiet residential corner of Chiswick" following the continuing success of to celebrity chef's first pub The Narrow in London's Limehouse.
A spokesperson for Gordon Ramsay Holdings said "The restoration of the Victorian building has been sympathetic to the pub's original features in order to retain the historic character and return it to its former glory.
"The newly opened Devonshire will feature the building's characteristic high ceilings, large windows, original fireplaces and restoration of its unique wood panelling and façade.
"Getty Images are responsible for the installation of vintage black and white pictures depicting the area and its history."
The menu will follow the style of The Narrow with a continued focus on classic British dishes based around an array of seasonal ingredients which will include: Grilled Dorset mackerel with potato salad; Braised Gloucester pig cheeks with mashed neeps and Whole baked gilthead bream with fennel and watercress. Every Sunday there will be a traditional Sunday roast available.
A wide range of small production bottled beers will be on offer and will comprise of beers local to the area, British and overseas beers together with selected draught bitters and guest beers. Classic and original cocktails including the Banjito (Fine Rum, Fresh Banana, Fresh Lime and Brown Sugar) and the Wallpaper (Cachaça, Fresh Passion fruit, Vanilla Gomme and Chilli) will also be available.
The Devonshire will be under the guidance of Chiswick's Mark Sargeant, head chef at Gordon Ramsay at Claridge's.
September 28, 2007