Brand New: The Parson’s Nose – Earls Court Life
Did you know that we of the Earls Court have recently come into a very good high end butchers? Just in time for the holidays as well!
Yes, The Parson’s Nose has seen fit to open a new branch of their family owned, traditional butcher’s shop on the Old Brompton Road. Yes, I know! It’s right around the corner!
The teams at TPN, their other shops are located in Fulham and Putney, pride themselves on the collective knowledge they possess about their products, 165 years and counting, and actively encourage their customers to be curious about the cuts they are buying. If visiting the newest location you will probably run into Steve, the Head Meat Man, an extremely skilful and knowledgeable butcher who carefully selects and orders in the best quality meat from our farm suppliers and ages the meat further in their chiller room.
So interested in making sure that you are in the know, The Parson’s Nose offers actual butcher classes which range from Free Range half Lamb or Pig at £230.00 per person to a Sausage making class at £120.00 per person.
But if you’re just looking for a jolly good Christmas turkey this year then I would suggest you hurry over to the experts and see what they have in stock. And if you’re feeling adventurous, then go ahead and ask if they can order in a goose or two…The Parson’s Nose 165 Old Brompton Road Earls Court SW5 0LJ t. 0207 835 0662 firstname.lastname@example.org
Best Tapas – Tendido Cero
To say that Tendido Cero serves the best tapas in Earls Court may well be a little disingenuous because Tendido Cero is the only tapas bar in Earls Court. That said, I put it to you that since Tendido opened it’s restaurant doors four years ago there has been no point in any other tapas bar trying to compete with them. On any level. At all. So, best tapas it is.
It is a combination of things that conspire to make a visit to Tendido so delightful; the crisp white table cloths against the deep maroon walls, the never ending stream of incredibly helpful and knowledgeable Spanish waiters, a wine list to tempt any would be sommelier and of course the food.
If you play it safe, have some padron peppers, a cheese and charcuterie board, some chorizo, croquettes and the like, you will come away suitably sated but probably still eye up the menu for round two of los nuevos patatas bravas; hollowed out tubes of potatoes filled with traditional spicy sauce and topped with a dollop of aioli. Heaven.
If you close your eyes and dive into the menu like a full on foodie you are going to have a fantastic meal. You’ll need a plate of Aubergine chips with home made rosemary honey. And, while you’re at it, an order of Crunchy Arzua cheese with sweet tomato marmalade wouldn’t go a miss. The oven baked asparagus with romescu sauce and the marinated quail are to die for. If you can squeeze in more, order the baby eels cooked in olive oil, garlic and chilli. Simple and delicious.
Finish off with an order of Churros con Chocolate. Roll home.Tendido Cero 174 Old Brompton Rd, Earls Court, SW5 0BA 020 7370 3685 Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 12N-3.30 6.30-11pm