Tom Sellers' Restaurant Ours to open May 19 in South Kensington

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 28th April 2016
Tom Sellers' latest venture, Restaurant Ours, will officially open for dinner on 19 May on the previous site of The Collection, at 264 Brompton Road, London. restaurant oursIn the three storey building, the new space will house a 120 cover-seat restaurant with an an integral bar and upper mezzanine for lounging and dining, with head chef and restaurant director, Daniel Phippard at the helm of creating a modern yet traditional menu with European and British influences. Sam Sédécias, formerly at Nobu and Chotto Matte, will be the general manager assisted by Jay Decker, previously at The Ivy and SUSHISAMBA with Keira Pearse as the operations manager, who worked at the Shangri-La at the shard, Restaurant Story and Bistro Unionandr. Tom said: “We want this to be one of the hottest places in London – with people relaxing and enjoying themselves…good food, good drink, a beautiful space.” Typical dishes will include some light options such as Crab with avocado and apple; Tuna with ginger and green onion; Kale with aged goat’s cheese and shallot; and Quinoa with celeriac and smoked egg emulsion. On the slightly more traditional side, there will be Steak tartare with its classic garnish; Oysters with mignonette garnish; Scallop in the shell with grapefruit and pickles; and Beef fillet with Béarnaise and watercress. Main courses will feature Sea bass with asparagus and chervil; Black truffle tagliatelle; Monkfish with squid ink and courgette; Veal chop with black truffle and Madeira sauce; and Aged rib of Galician beef with marrowbone. Several dishes will be designed to share among two or three. For desserts, there will be Plum tart with vanilla ice cream; White peach soufflé with Champagne and elderflower sorbet; and Cinnamon doughnuts with salted caramel and apple. Tom-Sellers-Restaurant-Ours-to-open-with-chef-Daniel-Phippard_strict_xxlBar Manager, Eric MacDonald will also create a fresh, nature-inspired cocktail menu, whilst Master Sommelier and consultant, Gearoid Devaney has assembled a wine list compromising of 80 bins, with 22 by the glass (from £4.80), and bottles from £20 incorporating many exclusive small growers. As from Thursday, 19 May, Restaurant Ours will be open for dinner Monday-Wednesday 6pm-10pm, and until 11pm Thursday- Saturday. The Bar, for drinks and snacking, will be open from 4pm -12.30am from Monday-Wednesday, and until 1am from Thursday-Saturday. Then, from Monday, 6 June, Ours will be fully open for lunch from Monday-Saturday from noon - 3pm, Sunday brunch from 11.30am-3pm, and dinner daily Sunday-Wednesday 6pm-10pm; and Thursday-Saturday 6pm-11pm.  

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 28th April 2016

Tom Sellers' Restaurant Ours to open May 19 in South Kensington