Adam Handling Chelsea
Designed to be approachable yet delicious, guests can choose from a selection of à la carte dishes, as well as an innovative tasting menu featuring some of Adam’s most renowned signature creations alongside some exclusive dishes.
Booked this having had a great experience at The Frog, unfortunately turned out to be quite disappointing.......
Starters were good but expensive. Sweetbreads excellent, beef wagyu overpowered by ponzu
Mains distinctly average. Lamb wellington of gastro pub standard and ‘sand carrot’ basically a large baked carrot in breadcrumbs. Lemon sole tiny and over cooked served with a bit of white beetroot and tiny potatoes.......underwhelming.
On the basis of the first two courses and the descriptions of the ‘weird’ deserts gave them a miss.
Wine good but at over 5X mark up it should be.
Ambience sterile, lighting awful and music like being at a poor student party c.1998.
Needless to say based on the above will not return but would definitely revisit The Frog.
After experiencing the Frog in Covent Garden we wanted to explore Adams new restaurant in Chelsea and we were not disappointed!
A table for two from 630pm, we sat at the chef and Adam Handling was personally there to guide us through our choices, presented our plates and was an all round great host.
The food was exceptional, from the chicken skin butter and bread to the Handling English sparkling wine, Chicken liver parfait, Wagu Scottish beef and even desserts. We had a thoroughly amazing evening.
My wife, who loves and follows many of the great British chefs was suitably impressed by the team and familiar faces all working behind the scenes at this great venue.
Finishing up with some of Handlings signature and sustainable cocktails is a must! Our seating ended at 11pm and the time flew by!
Make sure you experience his food and hospitality
It is 5-star ambiance "deconstructed"... a little bit of a hollow sound in the area we were in made it feel too brunch-ie but everything else was outstanding
An excellent addition to the neighbourhood. The food was well prepared, interesting and well presented by professional staff. I look forward to returning regularly.
Fantastic restaurant! The plates were fully of taste and well designed! It is a nice place to return for lunch or dinner. Service was spectacular!
Lovely new hotel, restaurant and bar. Staff very friendly and attentive, food really good. The only reason for dropping a star on the service is that they located the water bottle on the far side of our table, and all the way through the meal kept leaning across the table across my wife's plate, to get the water to top up our glasses. Just leave it somewhere else! :-)
A superb evening, began with a drink at the bar! I would recommend the highland coffee for sure! It was delicious. The space is beautiful, the dining room is really unique. We went for the tasting menu with wine pairing. I have an allergy and I felt really taken care of. A big thank you to Mattias and Angelo for taking such good care of us. The wagyu beef was outstanding and I loved the dessert of white chocolate and cucumber! Overall a great evening, great food and attentive service. I look forward to my next visit!
Best in Chelsea!!!
From the moment we arrived it was absolutely faultless.
Can't wait to try their afternoon tea.
Excellent meal in Adam’s newest restaurant. Beautiful space with great food and charming staff. Well done all
Service needs improvements
It was great. Service fantastic and really great ambiance. Sommelier knowledgeable and helpful. All in all excellent.
Fantastic on every level
I went with my daughter for a treat lunch. We had attentive friendly service and delicious food. It definitely was a treat! Huge thanks to the waiter who boxed up our sweats for later.
We had a good meal at Adam Handling Chelsea.
We were sat in the room at the back which has much less atmosphere than the front room where you can see the kitchen. It was also freezing.
Menu only had one meat main course. It’s quite normal to share a bottle of red at dinner, but only one meat main, so we both got the beef. Not a huge issue but a badly conceived menu IMO. Must be able to come up with more than one dish to accompany red wine. It is winter.
The price point is at the top end of the range. I think they have misjudged this slightly. £42 for a beef main excluding sides is up there with anywhere in London.
Wine list is well put together and concise. Majority of list over £100. Would prefer to see more options in the £40-80 range.
Restaurant was freezing as air conditioning was on in winter and could not be turned off. One couple went out and bought extra layers.... Staff very accommodating and moved us to the bar which was a little less cold. I still had my coat on the entire meal. Staff attentive. Food as per normal excellent Adam Handling standards and mains portion was generous and filling. However I’m used to the portions, ambience and costs of the Frog in Hoxton. This just seemed too high for costs and a real let down re how cold it was inside. High end prices demand high end customer service when things go wrong - I would have expected some discount on the meal but it wasn’t offered. Feels like Chelsea prices just because of the post code. I’ll stick to Shoreditch - sorry.
Great food and attentive, knowledgable friendly staff. Had a great lunch.
Finally, An Adam Handling Restaurant in Chelsea.
Great and beautiful place! well done
Food was very similar to his other restaurants. A far more stiff atmosphere in the back room compared to the central area. Great floor team and the sommelier suggested some fantastic wines! One strange thing was when we arrived and the bar was full, we were offered a seat in the lounge with only the afternoon tea menu available - just before dinner...?
Adam has absolutely nailed it yet again.
DIVINE food. Perfect service. Drinks to die for. Stunning interiors. I cannot fault a thing.
Highly recommend booking a table at the pass if you’re a party of two, feels like you’re in your own private restaurant.