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Motcombs

About Motcombs

Traditional and terribly British watering-hole and restaurant located 20 metres from Sloane Street, opposite Christian Louboutin. Both the restaurant and bar underwent a complete refurb in September 2000 proving this venue to be the utmost in style, yet maintaining a warm ambience. Lots of regular businessmen and locals and a terribly jolly atmosphere. However the jolly feel should not detract from the restaurant which serves up seriously good food. Impressive selection of fish and game and excellent wine list. They recently won the Moet & Chandon/Harpers and Queen ’Best owner managed Restaurant in London’. What’s cooking? International cuisine. Signature dishes include home-made fish cakes with lobster and tomato sauce, risotto with porcini mushrooms and truffles, mixed grill of fish and rock oysters with brown bread and lemon.



Sample a la carte

Starter

Warm goats cheese with beetroot tartare & walnut sherry dressing - £6.50
Fresh crab with pasta nero, chilli & rocket - £8.75
Vegetable Thai risotto - £7.95
Hot & cold smoked salmon terrine with
nori & wasabi - £7.50
Soup du jour - £5.50
Salad Philippe (warm scallops, scampi & shrimp tossed with bacon) - £8.50
Smoked duck with squid, orange pear, pine nuts & ginger dressing - £8.50
Foie gras terrine with candied ginger & toasted brioche - £9
Duck spring roll with plum sauce - £7.50
Mussels with bacon, beer & chives - £6.75
Grilled Falmouth Bay scallops & king prawn with chilli mayonnaise & crispy shallots - £8.75

Main Course

Crispy breast of duck with pineapple, choi sum & oyster sauce - £15.75
Calves liver with pancetta & spring onion creamed potatoes - £14.75
Aged sirloin steak grilled with double fried chips - £17.75
Marinated corn fed chicken wrapped in banana leaf with sticky rice, baby bok choi, red pepper & sweet soy sauce - £14.50
Lobster thermidor with linguini or plain grilled - (market price)
Steamed halibut with crispy courgettes, purple potato & soy butter sauce - £16.50
Fillet of sea bass with warm lettuce salad & sesame serrano dressing - £16
Steak tartare with hot brown toast - £19
Poached smoked haddock with spinach, poached egg & beurre blanc - £14.50
Motcombs fishcakes with lobster sauce - £13.95
Rack of spring lamb roasted with spiced aubergine, choi sum & bread sauce - £15.75
Linguine with crab & clamato sauce - £13.75
Veal chop with wild mushrooms, papardelle & parmesan crisp - £23

Dessert

All desserts are £4.75
-Dark chocolate tart with vanilla ice cream
-Coffee Bruleé
-Panettone bread & butter pudding
-Selection of luxury ice creams
-Fresh fruit salad with ice cream
-A selection of European & English Cheeses

Tips

A Prix Fixe menu is available for lunch and dinner for £13.95 and it varies weekly.



Additional Information


Address:

26 Motcomb Street, Knightsbridge, SW1X 8JU

Nearest tube:

Knightsbridge

Average Price:

Under £24 (€36)

Opening times:

Mon - Fri 12:30pm - 3pm and 6:30pm - 11pm
Sat 6:30pm - 11pm
Sun 12pm - 6pm

Dress Code:

None



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