The Handbook
The Handbook
By | 15th May 2014

The clickity clack of old school type writers – yup, the venue takes its name from the Town Hall’s original typing pool – will soon be replaced by the clatter of knives and forks when Lee Westcott’s new restaurant opens tomorrow.

Very much up to speed on the culinary front, Westcott was previously on team Atherton running his two Hong Kong restaurants 22 Ships and Ham & Sherry before which he working at with Gordon Ramsay at Claridges and with Rene Redzepi at Noma.

His Typing Room, formerly Nuno Mendes’ Viajante, is all about British seasonal produce set out over a succinct menu comprising five snacks, five starters and five mains featuring the likes of Mackerel, passion fruit, burnt cucumber and dill, Pigeon smoked in pine with salt baked celeriac, lovage and hazelnut, and Green tea, yoghurt and sesame. Definitely our type of thing…