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Restaurant Review: Pivot by Mark Greenaway, Covent Garden, London

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Covent Garden is ripe with fascinating eating places and eateries catering for each style and atmosphere. And now there’s Pivot by Mark Greenaway, the place you may tuck into British gastronomy and a most pleasant Sunday Roast in a comfortable and calm surroundings. The partitions are burnt orange brightened up by funky art work, whereas the flooring and tables are darkish wooden.

Pivot: Cosy area

Interestingly Mark Greenaway, a born and bred Scotsman, admitted that he had by no means eaten in a restaurant earlier than he obtained his first job coaching to be a chef. Nevertheless, he has achieved nice heights opening his first restaurant, the award-winning restaurant, Restaurant Mark Greenaway in 2013 after which his second, Grazing by Mark Greenaway in 2017. Both are positioned in  Edinburgh. You might know him from his appearances in The Great British Menu documentary sequence and BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen Live.

His latest enterprise Pivot opened in 2021. It’s a small, cosy area, with solely 20 or so covers, positioned on the third ground of a captivating 5-storey townhouse known as 3Henrietta St and comes with views over Covent Garden’s central leisure sq.. The meals is a contemporary tackle British gastronomy with a menu that modifications month-to-month.

We visited although to attempt Mark Greenaways’ Sunday roast.

The Sunday Roast

The Sunday roast menu consists of simply 3 principal dishes. A Roast Beef or Lamb, Cod Fillet or Baked eggplant. It’s served with Yorkshire puddings, gravy and roast potatoes.

Two in our celebration selected the roast lamb and devoured it with gusto. The meat was succulent, the Yorkshire puddings merely excellent and the roast potatoes had been crispy on the skin and beautifully gentle on the within. I selected the steamed cod fillet which got here with a parsley butter sauce.  (Main dishes are £21.00).

There are simply two desserts, the banana Pavlova and a sticky toffee pudding (£7.00).

Verdict: The Sunday roast is the good British consolation meals. Mark Greenaway brings to eat sophistication and excellent textures and flavours and turns up the scrumptiousness of the Sunday Roast.


Incidentally, Chef Greenaway has additionally authored his first cookbook ‘Perceptions: Recipes from Restaurant Mark Greenaway.’ 

The ebook challenged the misperception of Scottish meals by championing the world-class array of Scottish produce by means of recent eyes and went on to be awarded ‘Best Cookbook in the World’ within the 2017 Gourmand Book Awards.

Perceptions Recipes from Restaurant Mark Greenaway is offered hardback at Amazon for £31.72



Source: www.thetravelmagazine.web

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