Putney’s boutique The Lodge Hotel, situated along the Upper Richmond Road, houses a less-than-well-kept secret in the form of their in-house restaurant Hide & Seed. This warm and intimate dining space is located in the hotel’s library, and adjoins an equally stylishly-decked-out bar and lounge. Londoners looking for well-curated fine dining in unusual surroundings are advised to come in and sample a few of the regularly rotated dishes that use regionally-sourced ingredients to ensure the utmost in freshness and quality.
Putney has a new addition to its up-and-coming dining, drinking, and entertainment
scene. Tucked away in Upper Richmond Road’s The Lodge Hotel is a stylishly
appointed restaurant, bar and lounge named the Hide and Seed. The venue is
situated in the hotel’s library, plushly decorated, warm and inviting. Ingredients are
locally sourced wherever possible, some from the Hotel’s Essex farm, so you know
that each and every dish on Hide & Seed’s compact, curatorial menu is seasonal,
fresh and of the highest quality.
As for the food on offer, Hide & Seed regularly rotate their dishes according to seasonal availability, but also because the kitchen is committed to the ongoing evolution of their offering. Small plates are a perfect way to start, featuring delicacies such as homemade croquettes with Spanish ham, cod, and coriander. Cheese and cantaloupe salads for the vegetarians competes with the inventive warm smoked trout with horseradish, beetroot and amaranth salad. Chef’s specials are indeed one of a kind, with unusual offerings such as Guinea fowl and 24-hour lamb tempting the curious. A unique feature of this Upper Richmond Road restaurant’s kitchen is their use of the robata grill. Hide & Seed uses a Japanese robatayaki charcoal BBQ technique to seal in the juiciness of its grilled selections – rump steak, grilled spiced chicken, or the layers used in the vegetarian Seed burger. It’s clear that The Lodge Hotel’s boutique status is only strengthened by Hide & Seed’s rather curious contribution to Putney fine dining.
Very nice restaurant with good decor, atmosphere, music and service. The food was very good although their signature dish wasn't as good as expected. My wife got the burger which was far nicer. Had a lovely time.
Lovely restaurant with great food. The service was fantastic and it has a lovely environment. The pork belly was amazing as well as the duck dumplings to start
Very good food and service Very convenient if staying in the Hotel Stayed during Wimbledon week which was great as the Hotel is very close