The Sea, The Sea
Playfully named after Iris Murdoch's novel of the same name, The Sea, The Sea is the latest opening from Alex Hunter, co-founder of acclaimed Soho seafood restaurant Bonnie Gull Seafood Shack. Described by Hunter as a ‘fish shop and seafood bar’, The Sea, The Sea is a fishmonger and deli by day, restaurant and champagne bar by night.
The space itself has been cleverly designed to make that easy segue from daytime to evening. Forget sterile white tiles and chrome, the room harnesses natural materials, such as the rock walls which evoke a cliff face lapped by the tide – an effect increased by a glow of uplighting. Just like a traditional seafood restaurant nestled on the shore’s edge, the menu at The Sea, The Sea changes daily, depending on the fresh produce that comes in. But regardless of the dish du jour, diners can expect a truly special meal in a setting fit to rival it.
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174 Pavilion Road, Chelsea, London SW1X 0AW