Guide MICHELIN 2020

Elystan Street

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

Top offer

Lunch - 3 courses £30 per person

Average

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
4.7
(based on 757 reviews)

95%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (6)
  • breakfast (1)
  • business (217)
  • child friendly (22)
  • dinner (574)
  • entertainment (58)
  • large parties (55)
  • lunch (464)
  • luxury (264)
  • private dining (237)
  • romantic (240)
  • trendy (151)
  • value (110)
  • views (2)
  • By Eric W from London
    4 August 2020

    Excellent food and pleasant experience

  • By David C from London
    30 July 2020

    One of my favourite restaurants. Excellent lunch, beautiful cooking and ingredients and a cleverly chosen menu. The set lunch is a steal but the a la carte is wonderful value. The team provided a warm welcome, making up for the current spirit-sapping restrictions. The handsome dining room copes well the distancing requirements. Great to be back at Elystan Street.

  • By Chris B from London
    25 July 2020

    It was great to be back at Elystan Street after a few months away - the excellent food, service and ambience lived up to all expectations - thank you!

  • By Jose augusto S from London
    24 July 2020

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  • By Bettina C from London
    10 March 2020

    This is a fabulous restaurant with the most thoughtfully prepared and presented dishes....truly wonderful cuisine in a modern, extremely comfortable setting with tables set well enough apart from each other to afford privacy for diners. It's really top notch in all respects!

  • By Betsy G from Milwaukee, wi USA
    9 March 2020

    Excellent Great food, service and atmosphere.

  • By Grace H from London
    8 March 2020

    Delicious and great value, full of flavour, good portion sizes

  • By Chris K from London
    3 March 2020

    We had the best lunch. The staff is welcoming, knowledgeable and quietly attentive, the room is light and very comfortable with good spacing between the tables. The food was absolutely superb. We chose the set lunch for a very reasonable £30, expecting small portions and an element of compromise, but we were totally wrong! Imaginative, delicious and a treat to the eye.

  • By Hamilton H from London
    3 March 2020

    Perfect setting for a date night. The food was excellent and we were well looked after. There were only four desserts to choose from so would have liked more choice as none took my fancy and I am definitely a dessert person. On the whole a great night and I will be going back.

  • By Myles K from London
    3 March 2020

    Just an amazing overall experience

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

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