Truffle Toasted Cheese Sandwich at 45 Jermyn St.
Four new dishes have been created at 45 Jermyn St. to showcase truffle in its purest form. The star of the show comes in the form of the toasted cheese sandwich: the epitome of decadent comfort food, homemade sourdough is filled with raclette cheese, whipped butter and truffle shavings before being topped with fresh shaved truffle at the table. Other dishes include homemade tagliatelle with parmesan and shaved truffle; and 24-month parmesan risotto with a splash of champagne and sliced white truffle.
45 Jermyn Street, St James's, SW1Y 6JD
Truffled Spaghetti at Angler
Come truffle season, Michelin-starred Angler in the City’s South Place Hotel turns its attention to all things truffle. Using pasta as the main vessel for serving it, the kitchen – headed up by Gary Foulkes – will be serving both hand-rolled spaghetti with 36-month aged parmesan and white truffle; and wild boar agnolotti with fermented barley, ceps and white truffle. Expect wonderful flavours and exceptional presentation.
3 South Place, Moorgate, EC2M 2AF
Truffled Scrambled Eggs at Hide
At Michelin-starred Hide, truffles are an all-day affair. For breakfast, diners can enjoy Hide’s scrambled eggs on toasted brioche with white truffle. For mains, guests can choose between black truffle pasta parcels and coco beans in a warm Spenwood broth or charcoal baked flatbread topped with Lardo di Colonnata and black or white truffle. Those who also fancy truffle with dessert can opt for the truffle honey sponge pudding with warm mars sponge custard.
85 Piccadilly, Mayfair, W1J 7NB
Truffled Pomme Pureé at Bob Bob Cité
A sister site to Anglo-French-Russian-themed Soho institution Bob Bob Ricard, this glossy City spot celebrates French elegance and opulence. This opulence has been ramped up over truffle season, as the delicacy has been dusted over its frites, butyraceous pomme pureé and its five-cheese macaroni. An ideal winter treat.
122 Leadenhall Street, City, EC3V 4AB
Truffled Tajarin Pasta at Quo Vadis
On the ground floor of members club Quo Vadis there’s a small but perfectly formed restaurant headed up by Jeremy Lee. This season, Piedmont truffles will be appearing in the kitchen and sold at cost price, currently £3 per gram. Lee suggests diners opt for his specialty of freshly made, silky tajarin pasta as a vehicle for the delicacy, but guests are also encouraged to add truffle to any or all other dishes on the menu.
26-29 Dean Street, Soho, W1D 3LL
Truffle Ricotta Gelato at Gelupo
Gelupo is the second venture from chef Jacob Kenedy and Victor Hugo, the men behind Bocca di Lupo in Soho. Gelupo’s truffle ricotta gelato will make it onto the menu every Saturday throughout the season. The delicious dish is made with white Alba truffles for a deep, rich flavour, and combined with ricotta for a smooth and creamy gelato. A must-try.
7 Archer Street, Soho, W1D 7AU
Pasta Al Tartufo at Gloria
Specialising in laid-back trattorias, Big Mamma Group offers high-concept spaces executed impeccably, menus filled with Italian-sourced ingredients and all-Italian staff, for extra authenticity. Gloria’s pasta al tartufo is the restaurant’s signature dish. Featuring fresh pappardelle, black Molise truffle, mascarpone and button mushrooms, the dish is beautifully presented at the table in a vintage copper pan.
54-56 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, EC2A 3QR
White Truffle Risotto at Harry’s Bar
At Harry’s Bar in Marylebone, Italian classics are transformed with ‘white diamond’. Highlights on the menu include tagliolini with parmesan and butter adorned with white truffles; white truffle risotto with carnaroli rice, parmesan and butter; white-based truffle pizza with wild mushrooms and mascarpone; and creamy white truffle burrata topped with a drizzle of olive oil.
30-34 James Street, Marylebone, W1U 1ER
Truffled Noodles With Mushroom Butter at Orasay
Orasay, the elegant neighbourhood restaurant and private dining room by Jackson Boxer, is celebrating this year’s truffle season with some exquisite market-price Alba truffles. Guests will be able to add 10g of white truffle to ever-changing dishes. Of the lot, we love the sound of hand-cut noodles with mushroom butter or deep-fried gnocchi with sweet onions and taleggio, each topped with shaved truffle.
31 Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill, W11 2EU
Truffle Pudding at Roganic
The truffle pudding is one of the most succulent snacks at Michelin-starred restaurant Roganic. This dish uses layers of croissant, soaked with decadent truffle custard, which are gently fried and topped with black garlic puree. Expect a real explosion of taste.
5-7 Blandford Street, Marylebone, W1U 3DB