Oxeye, the debut restaurant from Sven Hanson Britt, situated at Embassy Gardens in Nine Elms, opens for its first public service today at lunchtime. The space consists of a 16 seater fine dining restaurant, an adjacent wine bar serving small plates and snacks, and an upstairs gallery space that can be privately booked.
Oxeye is a unique and intimate dining experience that takes inspiration from its partner farm in Derbyshire. The menu represents the character of this area of the UK using exceptional produce picked, foraged, reared and fished at Park Farm. The wine list, curated by Katrina Smith, will be a choice pick of the finest wines from the British Isles and one of the largest collections in the country.
The menu at Oxeye takes a tasting menu format, with 8-10 courses on offer at £99. The dishes will change weekly, but the opening menu is as follows. NEWTON ST. CYRES CHEDDAR, WILLIAMS
Brown Butter, Ashitaba and Black Truffle
Chargrilled Swede Consommé
Donabe of Anson Mills Carolina Gold Rice
Sweet Chestnut and Artichoke
Hand Dived Scottish Scallop
Girolles, Beach Herb, Cauliflower
Braised Cornish Turbot
Sea Kale, Mushroom, ‘Sauce Tillington’
(Oscietra Caviar Supplement £15)
Park Farm Portland Sheep
Fresh Seaweed and Turnip
Medlar, Truffle and Tawny Port
Cultivated and Wild Plums
Plum Leaf and Almond Milk
Arhuaco Businchari Coaca
Scottish Sea Salt, Birch Syrup and Buckwheat Praline
The menu at adjacent wine bar, Bar Rex showcases a more casual side of Sven’s cooking, small pates and snacks are made for sharing as guests work their way through an extensive British by the glass selection. Small plates will be simple yet delicious showcasing the best of U.K. shellfish and day boat fish, Oxeye charcuterie, seasonal, simple vegetable dishes and British cheese and Cartografie chocolate. Dishes on the menu will range from £2 – £20, and tables will be available for walk-ins only.