February 27, 2020
The Chef Recommends series sees the best cooks in the country reveal where they love to eat out. The UK’s most skilled seafood chef has picked Clerkenwell nose-to-tail cooking pioneer St John, Tom Adam’s fabulous communal dining farm-to-fork restaurant Coombeshead Farm in Cornwall and one of London’s most iconic greasy spoons.
Favourite Blowout Meal: St John
“I love everything about this place. Although it’s known for its ‘nose to tail’ cooking, Fergus’ seafood dishes are excellent too”
Favourite Local: Coombeshead Farm
“A wonderful example of a working farm rearing its own meat and growing veg, which is used in the kitchen by Tom Adams and his guys”
Image Credits: Joe Woodhouse, Stephen Perez
Favourite Cheap Eat: Regency Café
“I love this place. It’s like stepping back in time so as well as good food there’s a lovely shot of nostalgia – plastic seats and all!”
Address: 17-19 Regency St, Westminster, London, SW1P 4BY
Phone: 020 7821 6596
Image Credit: Distillated Images
About Nathan Outlaw
Despite hailing from landlocked Maidstone in Kent, Nathan Outlaw is the most gifted seafood chef in the country with his eponymous restaurant in Port Isaac, Cornwall, currently the country’s only specialist seafood place to have attracted a brace of Michelin stars. The refreshingly affable and down-to-earth Outlaw’s knowledge of seafood cookery is unsurpassed but his approach is straightforward: when you have the best fish or shellfish the UK waters has to offer very little needs to be done to it. Outlaw’s respectful approach has seen the creation of a mini-empire, with the chef now running Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen in Port Isaac and Siren at The Goring hotel in London alongside his flagship.