The Wheeler’s of St James London’s story began back in 1856. As “the world’s oldest and finest fish brand”, its clientele comprised the likes of Francis Bacon and Walt Disney.
Today, the restaurant is part of chef, restaurateur and television personality Marco Pierre White’s portfolio of establishments. White, a household name in the United Kingdom, was the first British chef awarded three Michelin stars. He is also a mentor to culinary giants such as Mario Batali and Gordon Ramsay.
At Wheeler’s Oyster Bar and Grill Room, which is connected to the storied Threadneedles Hotel, an Autograph Collection Hotel, White presents his interpretations of the grand British romance with seafood. There is the Dublin Bay Prawns with sauce Béarnaise, made up of a serving of grilled langoustines in a just-melted garlic butter sauce as well as the generously plated Wheeler’s Plateau Fruits De Mer. The latter of which encompasses a heaped selection of Colchester oysters, langoustines, Morcombe Bay shrimps, brown crab from Weymouth, whole lobster and Atlantic prawns.
Prime Scottish beef also dominates Wheeler’s menu. The restaurant’s beef is sourced from the Duke of Buccleuch farmers’ group where cows are raised on a diet of natural grass. The meat is matured on the bone, and is flavoursome and
Pierre White’s restaurant Wheeler’s Oyster Bar and Grill Room pays tribute to the grand British romance with seafood.