Category: Bistro (££)
I found myself on Maryelbone High Street on a work day during lunch time (I usually don’t do lunch breaks, so this was a happy occasion indeed) and happened to walk past Providores and the Tapa Room. What a great opportunity to finally eat at this well-established and celebrated split-level restaurant, the brainchild of the New Zealand -born chef Peter Gordon. Peter was one of the first chefs to bring fusion cuisine to London and is also co-owner and head chef of Kopapa in Covent Garden, runner-up for the Time Out New Restaurant Award in 2011. His Marylebone joint consists of two separated restaurants: On the first floor, there is The Providores, more formal and pricier, and downstairs is the casual and breakfast bar/cafe/restaurant The Tapa Room.