All the restaurant and hotel openings from this week’s issue.
The Daisy Green Collection has opened Scarlett Green in London’s Soho, offering the brand’s signature Antipodean-inspired food and cocktails. Set over two floors, the 4,000 sq ft site serves small plates, sharing dishes, Josper grill-cooked mains and seafood from Looe market day boats.
The bar offers an Australian wine list with more than 24 wines by the glass, as well as London craft beers from Fourpure Brewing Co. The restaurant is inspired by Melbourne and Sydney café culture, with an elegant and laid-back vibe, live acoustic music upstairs from 4pm daily and DJ sets Thursday to Saturday. The new site also features artworks by Paul Robinson, Louise Dear and Shuby.
Opened 29 May
Founder Prue Freeman
General manager Francesco Sica
Head chef Dominik Moldenhauer
Typical dishes Tuna tostadas; giant chicken parmigiana; sea bream ceviche with tiger’s milk, corn and sweet potato
BrewDog has opened a pub in London’s Islington, its third opening in the capital this year, to add to sites in Seven Dials and Tower Hill. The pub features 14 taps and four 20L homebrew kits, as well as beers to drink in or takeaway, wines, spirits, Hawkes cider, freshly brewed coffee from Dear Green and a pizza menu. There is a heated outdoor seating area.
Founders James Watt and Martin Dickie
Morso has opened its first permanent restaurant in London’s St John’s Wood, the first of a planned group of community-centred sites. The concept centres around fresh pasta, small plates and grappa-based cocktails.
Head chef Paolo Vernetti
Founders Paolo Vernetti, Vanessa Vaz, Barak Peled and Barry McCaughley
Typical dishes Egg yolk ravioli; grappa-cured salmon gravadlax; gnocchi with shin ragù
Gleneagles hotel in Auchterarder, Perthshire, has launched its new meeting and event space. The design has been inspired by original private members’ clubs and features six rooms: the Card Room, the Reading Room, the Writing Room, the Broadcasting Room, the Pantry (a relaxed kitchen space, pictured) and the 70-cover Drawing Room.
Design Ennismore Design Studio
The Bonham hotel in Edinburgh has finished the first phase of its multimillion-pound refurbishment. The bedrooms blend traditional period elements with modern finishes, with a royal blue and plum colour palette. The ground-floor spaces, including the restaurant and bar, are to be refurbished this year.
General manager Douglas Campbell
Design Nigel Howard Creative
The Cavendish Hotel at Baslow
The Cavendish Hotel at Baslow, set on the Chatsworth Estate, has added four bedrooms to its newly converted Coach House. The two ground-floor rooms have been made accessible with wider doorways and low-level handles and controls.
General manager Philip Joseph
Design Rachel McLane
Starting room rate £289
Principal Blythswood Square
Principal Blythswood Square hotel, Glasgow, has unveiled its two-bedroom, 1,850 sq ft penthouse, with its own private entrance, outdoor terrace and a kitchen, bar and dining room. The master bathroom has a steam room and sunken bath with integrated TV.
General manager Murray Thomson
Starting room rate £2,500