Guide MICHELIN 2020

Elystan Street

(689 Reviews)
43 Elystan Street, Chelsea, SW3 3NT
British, Gourmet

Top offer

Lunch - 3 courses £30 per person


Main course: £20
Food spend: £42.5

Restaurant description

From acclaimed restaurateur Phil Howard and holder of a prestigious Michelin star, Elystan Street in Chelsea serves seasonal, ingredient-led dishes in a relaxed yet refined setting. Rich British and European creations are joined by an impressive wine selection, as well as innovative cocktails and local beers.

The Elystan Street menu begins with the likes of roast calf’s sweetbread with truffled autumn slaw, tartare of aged beef with artichoke heart and truffle, and ravioli of langoustines with barbecue dressing. Amongst the flavour-packed mains, try breast of mallard with pumpkin and chestnuts, salt-baked white beetroot and celeriac with truffled hazelnut pesto, or the aged fillet and short rib of beef with creamed potato, bone marrow,wild mushroom and red wine.

Desserts at Elystan Street restaurant are just as inventive, and include roasted figs with goat’s milk ice cream, lemon and thyme fritters and olive oil, and smashed brownie with chocolate foam, hazelnut ice cream and vanilla Chantilly. The Elystan Street wine list covers an array of international wines, with rare bottles joined by champagnes, ports and sherries.

Elystan Street London is an 8-minute walk from South Kensington Tube Station.

Customer reviews for Elystan Street
(based on 689 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (6)
  • business (196)
  • child friendly (20)
  • dinner (526)
  • entertainment (51)
  • large parties (52)
  • lunch (418)
  • luxury (239)
  • private dining (218)
  • romantic (211)
  • trendy (140)
  • value (99)
  • views (2)
  • By Alastair D from Vancouver
    8 October 2019

    Very good food, wine list and service in a comfortable space. Quiet enough to enjoy dinner conversation.

  • By Martyn K from London
    8 October 2019

    Fantastic value and outstanding food

  • By William W from London
    8 October 2019

    Wonderful restaurant!

  • By Robert M from london
    2 October 2019

    Friendly but efficient service, bright room, but above all excellent food.

  • By Laetitia O from LONDON
    28 September 2019

    Fabulous. Absolutely delicious food & wonderful staff. Thank you

  • By Tom D D from London
    28 September 2019

    This was a really fabulous meal. The food was amazing and every dish we ordered was on a par with the previous. Whilst it is very high-end cooking, it is also pleasingly unfussy and focused entirely on flavour as opposed to geometric presentation. The cocktails to start were great, as was the wine. The service was the perfect balance between attentive and informal. It couldn't have been any better really.

  • By Ross H from London
    25 September 2019

    Getting anything right is all about balance. Phil Howard and his team have created exactly that here. In every way, it's just right. We went for lunch and left with a memory that'll last until we go again, and again, and again. I woke up thinking about the sauce from my main course the morning afterwards. Says it all really.

  • By Robert M from Santa Barbara, California
    21 September 2019

    Best meal of our week in London. Wonderfully low-key atmosphere with professional service. Food inventive and not overly fancy.

  • By Robert T from London
    18 September 2019

    We all had the set lunch . Delicious and tasty food in a lovely room with excellent service.

  • By Jane L from Hertfordshire
    16 September 2019

    Superb lunch at Elystan. Their set lunch menu is excellent value. Comprehensive wine list. Good atmosphere. Service was not at all rushed and every aspect of the food was splendid. The rice pudding was the best I’ve ever eaten!

Restaurant Location Map
Elystan Street
43 Elystan Street, Chelsea, SW3 3NT

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