Suggestions for easy/takeaway/delicious near Marylebone High Street for visitors, markets ok
I'm a lurker on the Boston board and I am coming to London with my husband and teenage boys. We are staying in an apartment in Marylebone and will having some lovely dinners in restaurants while we are visiting. But this is a question about our "off nights". Last year when we came, we had some great restaurant dinners and other nights we got a sausage roll from the Ginger Pig and some Neal's Yard cheese and a couple of bottles of wine and stayed in and watched British TV. Sometimes we just want to appreciate the local food without the whole effort of a restaurant. I am happy to cook, but I want to cook things I cannot get in Boston. Our flat is around the corner from the Ginger Pig and the Fromagerie. We will be getting takeaway from the Golden Hind as well.
Other than sausage rolls and lovely cheese, do you have any other suggestions for our "at home" evenings?
6 Park St, London, England W1K 7, GB
Paul Rothe is a lovely little deli/cafe to pick up some cheese, breakfast things or just some nice foodie gifts http://russelldavies.typepad.com/ateaandathink/2006/09/paul_rothe_son_.html.
If you don't mind a bit of cooking on one of your nights off, Biggles Sausages (opposite Paul Rothe) have a great range, from traditional bangers to boerwors http://www.ebiggles.co.uk/default.asp.
You're not far from Chanoma on Baker Street, which is a lovely Japanese bento cafe - very cosy and tasty food http://chanoma.co.uk
Also, the Nordic Bakery have recently opened a branch in Marylebone, and they do lovely cakes and breakfast things www.nordicbakery.com
Nice sandwiches at Paul Rothe too. I remember getting cooked sausages at Biggles; do they still do that?
It's often worth the effort to call Nordic Cafe if going in the afternoons - check to see when their sticky buns are coming out of the oven. They're great when warm.
Have to go try Chanoma; thanks for the tip!
What about Cocorino? I've liked some of their sandwiches in the past, but not something I've absolutely craved and thus haven't been there in a while.
This is exactly what I was hoping for. I don't know how I missed Paul Rothe last year, our flat is on the other side of this block on New Cavendish Street and the rear windows look down on Marylebone Lane. Both Biggles and Nordic Bakery will be perfect, too.
Cocorino looks super as well. At this rate, I'll never leave Marylebone since we're having dinner at L'Autre Pied and the Duke of Wellington too.
The Japanese looks good but I can get good sushi here (Oishi- that's for you, Limster- we miss you on the Boston board.)
I am thrilled. Thank you.
I am aware of it but last year our visit didn't go over a Sunday. This year it does but we're leaving the following day so I just have to either be very careful in my purchases or very hungry! ;-) I'm looking forward to it. Last year we were around during strawberry season and your strawberries are so much better than the ones I can get at home we just kept getting boxes and boxes of them at the Waitrose.