Just Opened – Verru, London
Estonian chef Andrei Lesment, former head chef of London restaurant Baltic, has opened his first solo venture in Marylebone, west London. Named after his local area in Estonia, Verru serves a menu inspired by Baltic and Scandinavian flavours.
Opened 10 January
Chef-proprietor Andrei Lesment
Manager Anke Agthe
Capacity 26 plus eight private dining
Menu Baltic/Scandinavian - typical dishes include pan-fried red mullet, hop shoots, speck, forest mushrooms and beer; cocotte of autumn mushrooms, spatzle, lettuce and pea shoots; agnolotti of braised partridge, ceps, brown onion and sage; and elderflower cheesecake with poached rhubarb.
Average spend £45 including drinks and service
Address 69 Marylebone Lane, London W1U 2PH
Telephone 020 7935 0858