The Criterion, situated in the heart of Piccadilly Circus, is an elegant and breathtakingly beautiful restaurant. Originally opened in 1874, the Grade II listed lavish space has undergone a gentle and sympathetic restoration of its spectacular interiors, adding warmth and softness to the space.
Head Chef, Matthew Foxon, has created a Modern European menu that is simple and luxurious, sourcing the finest and freshest ingredients from the British Isles. Live music every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night from 7pm add to the charming ambience. Come and discover this gem of history and timeless elegance for yourself.
|Cauliflower & vanilla soup, truffle mousse, pine nuts (V)||£7.50|
|Foie gras & chicken liver parfait, cured goose breast, pain brioche, redcurrant dressing||£12.00|
|Home smoked chicken and Ironbark pumpkin salad, hazelnuts, truffled crème fraiche mayonnaise, sorrel cress (V)||£8.00|
|Sauteed garlic & herb snails, puff pastry, pickled pied bleu mushrooms, pancetta||£9.00|
|Asparagus, poached duck egg, Hollandaise sauce||£10.00|
|Buffalo mozzarella, poached pear, toasted walnuts, semi dried tomatoes, pesto ice cream (V)||£11.00|
|Half a dozen oysters, Jersey or Lindesfarne, shallot vinaigrette||£15.50|
|Home smoked fish, smoked eel, horseradish mousse, mixed cress||£12.00|
|Beef fillet carpaccio, parmesan basket, baby beetroots, mix cress||£10.50|
|Game terrine, wild rabbit, partridge, nuts, foie gras, coleslaw, pancetta, granary toast||£10.50|
|Pan fried Isle of Mull diver caught scallops, chestnut puree, sautéed wild mushroom, pancetta||£15.50|