Get the latest hospitality news and inspiration straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter.

Gourmet sausage restaurant planned for Islington’s Upper Street

Written by:
Written by:
Gourmet sausage restaurant planned for Islington’s Upper Street

A restaurant serving carefully selected gourmet European sausages is set to open on Islington’s Upper Street.

X-Upper’s menu has been developed by chef James Tanner, co-owner of the Kentish Hare, Royal Tunbridge Wells and Francesco di Marzio, former executive chef of two-Michelin-starred the Greenhouse in London. The pair are using ingredients selected from tastings of 513 sausages across 14 European cities.

The menu will feature six core sausages including the Olma Bratwurst, a protected Swiss bratwurst served with a signature purple mustard, pickled cabbage, and milk and honey sourdough. In addition to which daily specials such as an Austrian Käsekrainer and smoky Polish Kielbasa will be offered.

Managing director, Mariam French, said: “We’re so excited to be launching X-Upper. Forget what you think you knew about sausages! Sausages, in their many forms, are loved and consumed by millions of people. Through our travels around Europe, we uncovered a set of amazingly delicious and high-quality sausages and I can’t wait for Londoners to be exposed to the richness of our yummy products. Our mission is to completely re-invent the perception of sausage through serving authentic, high quality, local provenance sausages that are true delicacies.”

X-Upper will open at the beginning of March.

Rök closes final site>>

 

 

Get The Caterer every week on your smartphone, tablet, or even in good old-fashioned hard copy (or all three!). Subscribe today and save 51%

Start the discussion

Sign in to comment or register new account

Start the working day with

The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign up now for:

  • The latest exclusives from across the industry
  • Innovations, new openings, business news and practical advice
  • The latest product innovations and supplier offers
Sign up for free