The very chic pub everyone is talking about

Sir Winston Churchill

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A new stylish address as cool, vibrant and colourful as in London? We were dreaming of it … Well the good news is that Laura Gonzalez has reinvented the Sir Winston Churchill, an old institution right near Etoile. Here is a quick peek.

A scenography by Laura Gonzalez

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Once again, the talented architect has produced marvels… By refurbishing this mythical Parisian landmark, Laura Gonzalez signs an English decor with a very strong colonial inspiration that transports you between London and Bombay, mixing with brio parquet floors, a long colourful bar in wood and Cordoba leathers, imposing luminaries of pleated block print fabrics, stools covered with amazing materials, wicker…

Visitors go from a luxurious orangery to the red salon rouge, by passing through a bar recalling the railroad cars of the Darjeeling Limited or its dream terrace, as though one were strolling through the house or a rich inspired dandy.

A British cuisine with a strong Indian influence

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Far-flung travel inspirations can also be found at the table. And with reason: the Groupe Bertrand a called on Indian chef Manoj Sharma (Amaya in London, Desi Road in Paris…).

The result is a menu that mingles the classics of the British pub with the best of Indian food, such as this amazing mezze style platter to share (€29.5) : lamb meatballs, fried calamari, tempura veggie, onion rings, old cheddar croquettes, caviar of eggplant, fried chicken and naan bread to dip in a curry mayo and other spicy sauces. A must for a long lasting happy hour, accompanied by a Pimm’s (€12).

Other signature dishes: burrata with fresh mint (€14,5), an impeccable lamb curry (€24), fish and chips (€19), broiled lobster (€29), marinated salmon (€12,5 €), lassi with mango (€8.50) and sweet naan (€9).

Really snappy cocktails

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Another strong point of the house: bartender Julien Quettier, who has nothing to envy from the cocktail pros in London.

Inspired by a bar filled with rare bottles from all over the world, he produces wonders and offers trendy concoctions, mixed with rare dexterity, never overly sweet.

As testimony his Silk Road, a brilliant mix of gin, green shiso, syrup of rose petals, fresh lemon and tonic or the Hibiscus combining vodka Fair and berries from Timut, infusion of hibiscus flowers and syrup of Falernum (€12).

Open non-stop from 8am until 2am

Also discover Laia, a hidden restaurant hidden in a garden and 3 hot new rooftops.

Where to find it?

sir winston churchill

5 Rue de Presbourg

75116 Paris

01 40 67 17 37

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