Jackson + Rye

Jackson and Rye - Around room seating copyJackson + Rye brings a taste of New York across the pond and onto the banks of the Thames with the opening of their new all-American restaurant, café and bar in Richmond. Head chef Akshay Sabharwal delivers an exciting Stateside menu to the people of West London.

Inspired  by  1920s  Brooklyn  bars  and  Manhattan  speakeasies,  the  stunning  space exudes a moody sophistication with deep olive banquette seating  and sage leather bar stools.  Soft gold touches of hanging  pendant  lights  and  quirky  desktop  lamps  glisten  in  the  suitably  situated mirrors which complement the dark wood paneling on the walls. Stateside signatures,  cool  cocktails  and rare ryes,  a  taste of New York has opened in Richmond.

Richmond Bar shotThe SLOAN! Review

“Authentic food, music and atmosphere made for a superb evening. Friendly staff made this restaurant an absolute pleasure to review. It was easy to forget your surroundings and feel whisked away to the other side of the pond. The menu reflects both East and West Coast influences and for those who know their rye you have a nice selection to whet your appetite. A varied choice of starters followed by a classic selection of steaks, burgers and some well thought out dishes. If you have room I definitely recommend the chocolate sundae with the surprise popping candy or the Pecan Pie,  both hit just the right spot.

For those on a diet they have a health conscious section of the menu as well. I noted that there was a superfood green salad and also some healthy juices including an avocado concoction which looked brimming with goodness.

What also impressed me about the  restaurant is that for a fellow customer who had phoned in advance Jackson + Rye  went and got a tomato soup and gluten free ingredients to accommodate the strict dietary requirements put before them.

An absolute must whether you are on a date, dining with family, catching up with friends or even having a business meeting. A hidden gem in Heron Square tucked behind the hustle and bustle of Richmond. The location is absolutely divine you can have a beautiful view of the river and in the summertime they are hoping to get outside seating making this the place to be in Richmond.”

Here is a sample of the delectable delights that tantalised our taste buds.

Breakfast + Brunch

Not just a place for lunch and dinner, check out their breakfasts too. Freshly  blended  juices  and  smoothies  are  perfect  accompaniments  for  breakfast  dishes  such  as buttermilk  pancakes  with  crushed banana  and  maple  syrup  cream;  avocado  benedict  with  cured bacon,  poached  eggs,  hollandaise  sauce,  watercress  and  grilled  toast  alongside  delicious  creamed grits with toasted almonds, berries and maple syrup.

An  absolute  must  is  the  Jackson  +  Rye  weekend brunch,  available  until  4.30pm.    Set  to  become a West  London  institution  with  a  ‘Bakery  Corner’  filled  with  warm  jalapeño  corn  bread;  yoghurt  & granola;  a  range  of  pancakes  and  popular  pastries.    There’s  also  an  eggs  menu  with  options  that include the ‘Farmer’s’  of  maple slab  bacon,  country style  potatoes,  sausage patty and spring onion alongside the ‘Baked Ham & Eggs’ with smoked country ham, cream and grilled toast.

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Whether  you  like  yours  ‘straight  up’,  ‘on  the  rocks’  or  in  a  cocktail,  there’s  an  undoubtedly a fine selection of ryes on offer. From the popular Jim Beam and Woodford Reserve to the more exclusive Sazerac 18-year old and the 1512 Spirits Rye to name but a few; for whiskey enthusiasts there’s even a  secret  off‐menu library  of  limited  edition  bottles  kept  under lock  and key  in  one of the stunning bespoke display cabinets.

The  cocktail  collection  includes  an  excellent  Old  Fashioned  and  Manhattan,  naturally,  whilst other rye concoctions include the fruity Breakfast Sour  of Buffalo Trace with lemon,  apricot preserve and peach  bitters  to  the  rich  and  indulgent  Black  ‘n’  Rye  with  Rittenhouse,  Kahlúa,  coffee  and sugar. Other delicious mixes include the sugar. Other delicious mixes include Lucky’s  Highball  with  Appleton  VX  rum,  triple  sec,  lime,  bitters,  and  ginger  beer,  amongst  others. Leaded  shakes  such  as  the  Dark  &  Stormy  Float  and  bourbon  Pretzel  Shake  provide  an  excellent alternative  whilst  an  international  wine  list,  American  bottled  beers  and  guest  draught  ales  also feature.

Jackson + Rye is open seven days a week from 8am to 11pm (9am Sundays) for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and everything in between.

Jackson & Rye
Hotham House, 1 Heron Square, Richmond, TW9 1EJ
T:  020 8948 6951
E: reservationsrichmond@jacksonrye.com
W: www.jacksonrye.com

 

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