SquareMeal Review of
Granger & Co Notting Hill
Poor Bill Granger, arriving in London to find his trademark ‘Bill’s’ already snapped up by a Sussex grocer. Undeterred, this affable Australian restaurateur and writer reinvented his brand but kept the key aspects loved by hipsters in Sydney, Tokyo and nama
Hawaii. So, you’ll find all-day eating (though no reservations) in a bright, bustling room furnished with cheery yellow chairs. Granger’s cooking style is wholesome fusion-lite, using ingredients such as miso, quinoa, tahini and kimchi to perk up familiar European dishes. Readers adore the place: “great food, perfect for people watching” and “weekend brunch is a delight”. We agree: this is ultra-healthy, modern and colourful food that avoids worthiness. Hence, ricotta hotcakes come with banana and honeycomb butter; sweetcorn fritters with tomato, spinach and bacon. The full Aussie breakfast is another Bill classic. Sip on-trend juices such as cold-pressed green apple, cucumber, ginger, silver beet and chia seeds, or proper cocktails.