FishWorks chooses Chiswick for first London restaurant
business on Turnham Green Terrace
For all those locals who have been salivating at the window of FishWorks
on Turnham Green Terrace, the waiting is over! The group opened
its fourth restaurant recently under the direction of TV Chef and
author, Mitchell Tonks and his business partner, Roy Morris. Mitchell
Tonks has presented his own TV series called “Fish Food”
on Carlton Food Network, and has appeared on various TV programmes
will be taking a hands on approach looking after his team of chefs,
and working on the fishmonger’s counter, offering advice and
inspiration to customers. The restaurant seats 50 with a further
22 seats available to diners in the garden (which is covered and
heated when necessary).
restaurants in Bath, Bristol, Christchurch and now Chiswick focus
simply on the quality and range of the fresh seafood – up
to 50 different varieties – which customers can choose straight
from the fishmonger’s counter.
Tonks said “Our restaurants offer diners a simple yet stylish,
very relaxing environment with a great atmosphere. To me, we’re
basically one fantastic fishmongers – with added tables!”
He went on to explain how he discovered the site in Chiswick “I
am so excited about opening in Chiswick – we’ve been
looking for the perfect site for our first London restaurant for
so long – and I’m delighted that we’ve found this
brilliant spot just down the road from Turnham Green tube.
just happened to be having lunch in Palatino’s – the
restaurant that was here prior to us - and I was very instantly
struck by what a lovely space it was. So I made a casual comment
to the owner, admiring it and saying that if they were ever thinking
of moving on, we’d definitely be interested….and, well
- the rest is history!”
FishWorks has high hopes for the Chiswick restaurant, as the original
Bath FishWorks gained the Good Food Guide’s “Best Fish
Restaurant” award in 2000, and all three venues have independently
won a place in the latest Good Food Guide.
The Chiswick restaurant will offer customers a simply-styled and
relaxed environment centred around the busy fishmarket, with a garden
– which is covered and heated – so you can dine al fresco
whenever you feel like it, whatever the time of year.
The fishmongers at FishWorks is staffed by chefs happy to share
their knowledge and advice and, as with the other restaurants, FishWorks
Chiswick will also host informative, yet informal and fun seafood
cookery courses on Mondays, when the restaurant is closed.
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