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