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Our open kitchen is home to an ever-changing line-up of talented chefs from around the world who share our philosophy on what eating out should be all about: amazing cooking, friendly service, a relaxed environment and a shared experience from one table to the next.

Starting with Ollie in the kitchen - who has the enviable task of curating the line-up - our team works closely with the resident chefs to ensure that no matter who’s cooking, the Carousel personality is always at the heart of the experience.

Advanced bookings mean less food wastage, which is a good thing for us but an even better thing for the planet.

One sitting - doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.


NOW AND NEXT

Christmas by Carousel 4th - 20th December

Christmas by Carousel

4th - 20th December

This year we’re going all out with an imaginative seasonal menu that’s big on technique and even bigger on flavour. Incorporating some rather fantastic ideas of our own with influences from our all-time favourite guest chefs, dishes like our 'Grilled Dexter beef sirloin and cheek braised in carrot juice and Christmas spices' are what this time of year should be all about. Our most refined and decadent menu yet, this is all about the joy of the finest British ingredients placed in the hands of a talented young team who can't wait to feed you.


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Chantelle Nicholson 3rd - 5th January 2019

Chantelle Nicholson

3rd - 5th January 2019

Author of Planted and chef-patron of Tredwells, New Zealander Chantelle is a multi award-winning champion of plant-based cooking and a vocal ambassador for the food waste movement. Her commitment to vegetables and her Michelin-starred background come together beautifully in show-stopping vegan-friendly dishes like ‘XO aubergine, ginger and sesame' that are a celebration of great produce, seasonality and - most important of all - food that tastes damn good.


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Romy Gill 8th - 12th January 2019

Romy Gill

8th - 12th January 2019

January can only mean one thing... Another bountiful feast of vibrant, experimental West-Bengal-meets-the-West-Country flavours from Romy Gill MBE. In between running her critically acclaimed restaurant and putting the finishing touches to her debut cookbook, Romy’s been busy creating two wonderful menus for her fourth Carousel residency: one for the vegans and one for those of us for whom the promise of Romy’s rich and smoky butter chicken is the only thing getting us through these dark and chilly autumn nights. Don’t know what to get your bezzie for Christmas? You do now.


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Rosalinda 15th - 19th January 2019

Rosalinda

15th - 19th January 2019

“Vegetables are cool even when they’re not trying to be meat - they’re just rad in and of themselves.” Head chef of Rosalinda - the vibrant, feel-good vegan Mexican joint that has taken Toronto by storm - Matt Ravenscroft revels in making veggies the main event. Super fun, extraordinarily tasty dishes like Matt’s ‘beet tartare with avocado salsa, pine nuts, pomegranate, raw cacao and morita chile’ are all about creating interesting, unexpected flavour combinations without messing with the source produce too much. The result is some of the most original (and delicious) Mexican food to be found north of the border.


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Nightbird 22nd - 26th January 2019

Nightbird

22nd - 26th January 2019

Kim Alter loves owls so much she named her first solo opening after the nocturnal creatures. Since opening in San Francisco’s creative Hayes Valley neighbourhood in 2016, Nightbird has wowed just about everybody with for its fortnightly-changing tasting menus of intricately conceived dishes like Kim’s signature quail’s egg topped with brown butter aioli and caviar. Immensely talented, Kim’s impressive career spans two decades and includes stints at Bay Area institutions Manresa (3*) and Acquerello (2*). It took two years of blood, sweat and tears to open Nightbird, but it was worth the wait. If you like inventive Californian cuisine with a focus on fresh, local ingredients and plenty of heart and soul, this one’s for you.


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t' Amsterdammertje 29th January - 2nd February 2019

t' Amsterdammertje

29th January - 2nd February 2019

The pretty little village of Loenen aan de Vecht is an unusual location for an exhilaratingly contemporary Michelin-starred restaurant serving imaginative dishes like 'duck liver terrine with smoked teriyaki walnut, white beans in coffee syrup, coffee and caramel crunch and dark chocolate and chestnut ice cream with Pedro Ximénez', but t' Amsterdammertje is full of surprises. After learning his craft under Dutch culinary legends Ron Blaauw, Tonny Berentsen and Jan de Wit, chef André Gerrits took over the restaurant in 2009, transforming the monumental farmhouse into a thoroughly modern destination for "deep, lavish flavours" that pay homage to flavours from around the world.


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Céline Pham 27th Nov - 1st Dec

Céline Pham

27th Nov - 1st Dec

Inspired by the traditional recipes of her grandmother, Bà Ngoai, Céline Pham been busy capturing the imagination of the French capital with her contemporary take on Vietnamese cuisine. According to Céline - who trained at the legendary École Grégoire Ferrandi before cutting her teeth at Saturne, Chez Aline and Septime - Vietnamese food is all about finding the perfect balance between ‘the refined’ and ‘the understated’. Add to that impeccable technique and a whole load of imagination and you end up with something genuinely unforgettable.


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Magnus Reid 20th - 24th November

Magnus Reid

20th - 24th November

Chances are you’ll know Magnus already from cult favourite, Legs, the Hackney outlier described by Grace Dent as “one of London’s shining lights”. But if that doesn’t ring a bell, this week's your chance to revel in sublime cooking characterised by “a lack of damns given and an obsession with simple produce, presented uniquely”. Fans of modern Antipodean cooking will go nuts for the likes of 'smoked eel, bergamot, parmesan and bread crumb tagliatelle' and 'buttermilk panna cotta, blood orange and burnt mandarin'. Hell. Yes.


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Ed Smith 13th - 17th November

Ed Smith

13th - 17th November

Ed is an award-winning cook and food writer. Author of acclaimed debut cookbook, On the Side and recently released The Borough Market Cookbook, he’s also the man behind influential food blog ‘Rocket and Squash’. Once a corporate lawyer, Ed changed tack and re-trained as a chef, working stages at a variety of well known restaurants before embarking on a career in recipe development, cook books and the documentation of “the good people in food”. When the opportunity arises, he loves to feed people. Which brings us to Carousel. Committed to making the most of ingredients at their peak, Ed’s food is best described as ‘Modern British’, while still being open to eclectic and contemporary flavours from further afield. His seasonally focused Carousel menu references recipes from both cookbooks as well as his blog, making it an autumn treat for loyal followers and new fans alike.


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