Gordon Ramsay's Battersea restaurant London House set for February 2014 opening

By Emma Eversham

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London House, the latest restaurant from the Gordon Ramsay Group, will open in February next year
London House, the latest restaurant from the Gordon Ramsay Group, will open in February next year
The Gordon Ramsay Group has confirmed plans to open its next restaurant - London House - in Battersea next February. 

Building work is currently underway at the site in Battersea Square, formerly Bennett’s Brasserie and Oyster Bar, and is expected to be completed by mid-January to allow for the opening in February. 

The 65-cover restaurant, with its 'neutral pallet of soft grey and slate blue, wooden floors and leather seating' plans to offer 'a comfortable, relaxed and welcoming' dining experience with a separate 35-cover lounge area providing a place for drinks and will offer a cocktail list, London-brewed beers and a select wine list. 

Chef Anna Kelly, who has worked in kitchens in Ireland, France, Spain and more recently Los Angeles, and whose husband Colin is head chef and co-owner of Picture restaurant, has been appointed head chef and plans to serve a modern European menu that will use seasonal and market-led produce. 

Restaurant manager is Yorkshire-born Paul Halliwell, who has worked at a number of restaurants in London including La Trompette in Chiswick and Odette's in Primrose Hill. 

London House's opening will follow the latest in the group - Union Street Cafe, which opened its doors for business in September and will take the group's London presence up to 12 and 26 worldwide.

 A spokesperson for the group, which is run by Stuart Gillies, said it had decided on Battersea for its latest opening as it was a 'great area' and 'an adaptable site'. 

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Posted by Terry Ellis,

I really hope that Ramsey can sprinkle some fairy dust on his new Battersea Square site. It is a blighted site, nothing seems to work there. The biggest problem is that there is absolutely no parking around the restaurant, even the locals have a problem parking within a half mile of their houses. So best of luck, you can't even stop for 10 seconds outside so Valet parking seems a no no.

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