With a clean style of cooking that showcases the main ingredient, Andrew adds a twist of playfulness and nostalgia to all his creations. Menu highlights include Tandoori Spiced Monkfish served with golden crispy pakora and fragrant curry sauce, and Cider-Battered Rock with fresh peas and a warm tartare sauce, as well as the show stopping Chilled Dressed Shellfish Platter consisting of lobster, crab, scallop, mussels, oysters and clams.
His signature Mango and Coconut Knickerbocker Glory took inspiration childhood memories of eating ice cream with his brother.
“I’m over the moon to have joined the Gordon Ramsay team and to lead the brigade here at The River Restaurant. Fish is my greatest passion in cooking, and I’ve spent years learning the intricacies and skills behind sourcing and serving the very best fish available. We’ve such great respect for the ingredient and the processes we put in place, and you won’t get finer seafood in London.” – Andrew Sawyer, Executive Head Chef.
By Andrew’s side is Senior Sous Chef, Dennis, who brings a wealth of experience to the restaurant, having spent over 10 years working in Michelin starred and fine dining restaurants and hotels.
With his unique knowledge and expertise of first class dining, Restaurant General Manager, Amit Crozier and his team guarantee every visit to the River Restaurant will be unforgettable experience.
With a sophisticated interior, a relaxed atmosphere and a luxurious ambience, it is the perfect location for any occasion, be it a business breakfast meeting to the most special of occasions.
The River Restaurant is open seven days a week from 7am, Monday to Friday, offering all day dining for guests to enjoy. The breakfast menu boasts a mixture of classic dishes with a twist, such as delicately smoked Haddock served over a golden potato pancake with mustard crème fraiche. Lunch and dinner are served from 12pm, Monday to Sunday, offering a la carte, set lunch, tasting, and private dining menus.
The River Restaurant, Savoy Hotel, Strand, London, WC2R 0EU
0207 499 0122
Season two of The Savoy will be airing on ITV on Wednesday 15th June at 9pm.