29 Jan 2012
A collaboration between celebrated chef and food writer Mark Hix and the Thompson Hotel Group, sees the opening of Hix Belgravia and the second of Hix's award-winning Mark's Bar opening on 1st February.
Hix Belgravia will be an 80-seater restaurant offering a menu inspired by Mark's travels from around the world, whilst Mark's Bar will pay homage to his famous Soho bar as well as boasting a stylish cigar garden.
This menu is a change of direction for Mark Hix, who is known for his original take on British food and is frequently lauded as one of London's most eminent restaurateurs with an unrivalled knowledge of ingredients with provenance.
'Hix Belgravia and Mark's Bar will be first-rate destinations, bringing something unique to the desirable Belgravia neighbourhood. We've had fun with the menu and are going 'off piste' as I like to say, so if you're expecting my signature British style then think again.' said Mark Hix.
Jason Pomerac, co-owner of Thompson Hotels added 'Marrying Hix and Thompson Hotels is an exceptional offering which perfectly epitomises the philosophy of Belgraves, a Thompson Hotel - to blend traditional British hospitality with an American bohemian attitude.'
Mark Hix is a celebrated chef and food writer known for his original take on British gastronomy, after 17 years working in the industry, he opened his first restaurant in 2008 - the distinguished Hix Oyster & Chop House in Smithfield, and has since opened a further four establishments including Hix Oyster & Fish House in Lyme Regis, HIX in Soho and the award-winning Mark's Bar, all to great critical acclaim. Mark has a monthly column in Esquire, a weekly column in The Independent and is author of a number of cookbooks on British cuisine.
Hix Belgravia will be within Belgraves, a Thompson Hotel at 20 Chesham Place, London, SW1