Chef Adam Rawson collaborates with The Standard Hotel London

The ex-Pachamama head chef will operate two bar and restaurant spaces located within The Standard Hotel’s first site outside of the US which will open in King’s Cross this July.

Adam Rawson

Set to open in King’s Cross next month, the ten-story hotel will feature Isla restaurant and the Double Standard bar on the ground floor, both overseen by Rawson.

In addition to stints working for Gordon Ramsay, Claude Bosi, Bjorn van der Horst and Nuno Mendes, Rawson previously held the position of head chef at both Lucky Chip and at Pachamama.

With a menu focusing on British coastal cuisine, light proteins and seasonal produce, Isla will be at the core of Rawson’s gastronomic offering at The Standard Hotel.

Integrated into the hotel lobby, Isla will also provide guests with access to an outside space with a terrace and a retractable awning.

Inspired by the New York dive bar scene, Double Standard will offer a menu featuring craft beers, wine and cocktails alongside British pub classics.

Rawson said: “I’ve really enjoyed the challenge of creating menus which reflect the distinct personalities of Double Standard and Isla.

“Double Standard is going to be a more raucous, convivial space, so I’ve come up with a selection of elevated snacks perfect for sharing (or soaking up a few pints).

“Isla’s menu will be more delicate and much lighter – perfect for enjoying in the summer sunshine.”

The Standard London will open on the 11 July.

Leave your reply

Most Recent Stories

Pictures: Brits brave beer gardens despite torrential bank holiday rain

Brave Brits were photographed enjoying a pint or two over the May bank holiday weekend – despite hostile weather conditions including torrential rain and powerful winds on the coldest May Day on record.

Jascots converts e-commerce arm into a new private members club

Jascots wine merchant is converting the e-commerce operation it launched during lockdown into a new private members club, as restaurants reopen on 17 May.

CMS offering 100 scholarships for online sommelier course

The Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas has launched an online Introductory Sommelier Course and exam designed to create more inclusivity in wine education.

Jason Atherton to open Harrods Social in Knightsbridge

Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton is to open Harrods Social within the luxury department store in Knightsbridge when indoor dining begins again on 17 May.

Three star restaurant Eleven Madison Park to go vegan

Proving he’s unafraid of taking big risks, chef Daniel Humm is to turn his three-Michelin-starred New York restaurant Eleven Madison Park into a vegan venue.

Most Recent Stories

Pictures: Brits brave beer gardens despite torrential bank holiday rain

Brave Brits were photographed enjoying a pint or two over the May bank holiday weekend – despite hostile weather conditions including torrential rain and powerful winds on the coldest May Day on record.

Jascots converts e-commerce arm into a new private members club

Jascots wine merchant is converting the e-commerce operation it launched during lockdown into a new private members club, as restaurants reopen on 17 May.

CMS offering 100 scholarships for online sommelier course

The Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas has launched an online Introductory Sommelier Course and exam designed to create more inclusivity in wine education.

Jason Atherton to open Harrods Social in Knightsbridge

Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton is to open Harrods Social within the luxury department store in Knightsbridge when indoor dining begins again on 17 May.

Three star restaurant Eleven Madison Park to go vegan

Proving he’s unafraid of taking big risks, chef Daniel Humm is to turn his three-Michelin-starred New York restaurant Eleven Madison Park into a vegan venue.