The parfait was smooth and the 'orange peel' added a sweet, fragrant hint to the creamy middle. It was offset by a savoury, flavoured crusty bread.
The succulent cod fell apart in silky flakes and is nestled above a velvety broth of delicate, juicy mussels.
This highly recommended dessert is a heavy one. The sugar encrusted brioche is soaked in a moreish alcohol and is accompanied by a slow- roasted, caramelised pineapple.
'Millionaire tart' is a reasonably well- done conventional take on, well, a millionaire's tart. It comes with the set lunch menu (which is not pictured here).
'MEAT FRUIT'(CHICKEN LIVER + FOIE GRAS PARFAIT)|COD IN CIDER|TIPSY CAKE|MILLIONAIRE TART|ROSEHIP TEA (ALSO AT THE FAT DUCK)
The building itself has a heavy Orientalist sensuality, making it one of my favourite big- chain hotels. Located at the beginning/end of Brompton Road it is surrounded by fantastic bars, restaurants and two major department stores- Harrods and Harvey Nichols.