Business caterer Artizian has opened its first gastropub, in Mottingham, south-east London. Comprising a main restaurant and lounge bar, the Royal serves classic British food including bar snacks and sharing platters.
- Opened: 21 April
- Owner: Beluga (part of Artizian)
- Head chef: Andrew Taylor
- Manager: Greg Mannion
- Capacity: 80
- Food: starters include chicken liver and green peppercorn pâté with pear conserve with mains such as beef and ale pie with bunched carrots and parsley potatoes and desserts including elderflower and pink Champagne cheesecake.
- Price: about £20 for three courses
- Address: 185 Court Road, London SE9 4UG
Telephone: 020 8851 3529