Mountain in Soho comes from chef Tomos Parry and the team behind Michelin-starred Brat (Shoreditch) and Brat x Climpson's Arch (Hackney). The group's third venture is a wood grill and wine bar on Beak Street which reflects Tomos' time spent travelling across Spain. The concept promises more of the same cooking over charcoal grills and fire as the group's first two restaurants, coupled with local sourcing from fishermen and farmers in Wales and Cornwall.
Split across multiple floors, the ground level is a similar size to Brat Shoreditch and offers a convivial space to relax, dine and socialise. A large open kitchen and counter bar that's been created from English elm are the main features of the space, and allow diners to catch a glimpse of the chefs in action. Head downstairs and you’ll find a bar which serves classic cocktails and a range of vermouths, as well as wines supplied by Noble Rot duo Keeling and Andrew. The bar also spins vinyl long into the night, with the intention of providing a lively place to begin or end a meal.
The menu at Mountain combines Parry’s Welsh heritage with Spanish sensibilities, so diners can expect food to be a similar style to Brat but with a touch of Iberian flair. Dishes are currently set to include whole pink bream, cooked in the signature Brat style over open coals, wood-fired rice, smoked potatoes, lamb chops, and lobster caldereta - a rich Menorcan braise with tomato. Mountain is also sourcing some items directly from Spain for the menu, including two different types of sobrasada, which come from an organic farm in Mallorca.
Desserts will continue to pay a major role in the dining experience, just as it does at Tomos' Michlein-starred joint, with Mountain’s dessert menu featuring an almond tart and ensaimadas - a sweet pastry from Mallorca.