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London Parks and Eelbrook
Venturing into Fulham and a lush green area of London to find a cute little eatery tucked into the local park…
This is the best way to explore London. If you live in London, or nearby and find that you don’t get out of your house enough to look around new areas and to take you out of your comfort zone, I would so recommend that you start choosing new restaurants to eat in and make it your goal to visit as many as you can, within time and cash constraints of course, regardless of location. This was the first time I had been to Fulham, and had only seen a few of the areas located there on Made in Chelsea. In fact, I spotted Eelbrook on Made in Chelsea last week, so I gave a little squeal of delight due to how lovely our evening was there. A little more on that below, as always.
Eelbrook can be found on the edge of Eelbrook common. So many people are walking their dogs, exercising or generally meandering through this park, it was such a lovely environment and the sort of place I’d love to move nearer to in the future. This is a fairly new establishment, or at least Im sure it is, it looked brand new. Beautifully laid out and decorated, with places to eat and drink outside as well as in. I can only imagine how busy they’re going to be this week with this incredible weather.
We headed on inside, made ourselves comfortable, ordered some wine and beer and perused the menu. Looking at the menu on the website now, it looks as though they switch up their dishes quite regularly depending on what is in season, which is always fantastic to see. Yet whilst we were there, they luckily served Burrata, which I’m very much obsessed with at the moment, and it truly was absolutely delicious. Alex went for the Wye Valley Asparagus Salad before ordering the Lamb with roasted courgette and pomegranates.
I decided to opt for the Cod, served on a bed of chickpeas with harissa and garlic yoghurt and oh my it was tasty. I love ordering Cod in restaurants as they usually always cook it so perfectly. This was so juicy with so much flavour.
And because me and Alex are dessert fiends, we finished off a wonderful mean with the Dark Chocolate Delice with Salted Caramel and hazelnuts, as well as a strawberry eton mess, that went down ridiculously fast. The Eton Mess was presented really unusually with all of the pieces laid out beautifully on the plate, which was a nice touch, and just as delicious as you would expect. A truly successful meal from a restaurant I really hope goes far.
Next time we are in the Fulham area, we will absolutely be back. The staff were attentive, helpful and friendly and the atmosphere was really chilled and laid back, whilst the food was superb. The type of place you could head to on a relaxed date night, or a girls night with wine and tasty food. Or even somewhere to pop in on a Saturday for brunch or a light lunch. I very much recommend Eelbrook!
Let me know what you think, or if you might venture over to Eelbrook if you’re in the Fulham area! Or let me know of anywhere else you’d like me to review!