The village of Chislehurst is home to an abundance of restaurants reflecting the sheer diversity of cooking there is on offer today. Increasing world travel has whetted the appetite for international flavours, be it in national dishes or creative culinary fusions. There is much evidence that suggests Chislehurst to be an area that has most certainly kept abreast with the ever growing demands for global cuisine. We hope you will enjoy visiting some of our listed Chislehurst restaurants.
Dennys Seafood Restaurant – Station Approach 0208 467 5612
Established since 1985 in a unique location, Denny’s is situated inside the former waiting room of the Chislehurst train station. The cosy and relaxed atmosphere and emphasis on fresh seasonal ingredients makes it an ever popular venue. Its extensive range of fish and seafood is impressive with lobsters, langoustines, crabs, rock oysters, monkfish, dover sole, sea bass, mussels, winkles and whitebait just a few of the examples sourced fresh daily. An extensive wine list is also available. Denny’s can cater for up to 70 guests and so the perfect venue for that special occasion, however, bookings are recommended.
Due Amici – 11 Royal Parade 0208 467 4496
An established French and Italian restaurant, Due Amici boasts an extensive menu of superbly cooked and well presented dishes. The restaurant also specialises in seafood, such as fresh crab, lobster and oysters, as well as seasonal game and vegetarian alternatives. There is an excellent wine list featuring a number of superb vintage wines. Up to 40 guests can be accommodated in the Drawing Room restaurant while the bar area seats 30 and 50 standing. The Sofa bar opens late with Happy Hour between 6 and 8pm, Sundays to Wednesdays. With three rooms joined it is possible to host a party for at least 120 people seated.
Choi’s – 4-6 High Street 0208 467 2315
Choi’s is an excellent Chinese restaurant situated next to the Queens Head pub in the High Street. Well known locally it is a friendly family-run establishment with good atmosphere, a modern interior and superb food. The combination meals are excellent and represent good value for money. The sea bass in garlic and ginger, scallops in black bean sauce and sweet and sour chicken are highly recommended along with Choi’s speciality dishes of aromatic duck and lobster with spicy salt and pepper. There is a room upstairs that can accommodate parties for private functions and special occasions. Friday and Saturday evenings are exceptionally busy so it is advisable to book in advance.
The Bengal Lancer – Royal Parade 0208 467 7008
Not far from The Bull’s Head pub, this is an Indian restaurant that is refined and sophisticated and one that caters for an upmarket clientele. The waiters and staff wear smart uniforms, and on Friday and Saturday evenings there is generally a pianist providing entertainment. The Bengal Lancer is an extremely popular venue with above average food.
Royal Indian Cuisine – 3-4 Donna Alexandra Mews 0208 295 0052
Located just round the corner from the Bengal Lancer in an alleyway off Royal Parade, the Royal offers pleasant surroundings, with a seating capacity of 70, excellent service and superb food. Their Chicken Jalfrezi Korai complete with whole green chillies comes highly recommended. A selection of lagers such as Cobra and Becks are offered.
Mountain View – 47 High Street 0208 467 3999
Occupying the original site of the former Chislehurst Police Station is a new Nepalese/Indian restaurant offering freshly cooked food using only the finest of ingredients from fresh herbs to the most exotic of spices. Their special mixed starter platter which is a combination of tandoori king prawn, sheek kebab, rara chicken and vegetable samosa is excellent. Specialities of the house include Tandoori King Prawn Masala, marinated and grilled king prawns cooked in a creamy sauce with tomatoes, almond and nuts and Moon Light King Prawns, king prawns cooked in chef’s special sauce, served with pilau rice and offered mild, medium or hot.