Kitchen Table is the intimate ‘chef’s table dining room’ tucked away behind bubbledogs & restaurant in Fitzrovia. With just 19 seats at the stainless steel bar that surrounds Head ChefJamesKnappett’s open kitchen, Kitchen Table seesJamesand his team prepare, serve and talk diners through an exciting daily changing 14-course tasting menu of unique, contemporary European dishes. Many ofJames’ signature dishes bear hallmarks of his time at world-renowned restaurants Noma (Copenhagen) and Per Se (New York), with a strong focus on British traditions, ingredients and flavours.Jamespersonally forages for many of the produce used on his menu. Each dish is named by a single word, denoted by its main ingredient and written on the blackboard in the restaurant.
Bubbledogs and Kitchen Table Head ChefJamesKnappetthas worked at some of the world’s most highly-regarded and celebrated restaurants. Having spent time in the kitchens at The Ledbury under (two Michelin stars) and at ’s The Berkeley (also two stars),Jameshas also worked under at Royal Hospital Road (three stars) and Rick Stein’s The Seafood Restaurant in Padstow.Jamesworked for two-years in the kitchen at ‘s‘World’s Best Restaurant’ Noma (two stars) and ’s NYC restaurant, Per Se (three stars), which is where he met his now wife and business partner, Sandia Chang.
Describe your culinary philosophy in 4 words…
Seasonal, British, natural, unfussy
What is your greatest inspiration?
The four British seasons
If you could take a plane ride to any restaurant in the world, just for one meal, where would you go?
What four things would you take to a desert island?
My dog Noodle, a camper van, walk in fridge full of drink and food and my wife.
- 3 Rossettes from AA since 2014
- 1 Michelin Star since 2014
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