Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Forest on The Roof

This summer, Selfridges rooftop transformed into a seaside getaway 
(see evidence here)
But now that it's getting chillier, windier and rainier
it's time for a change
while we've had to say a sad toodle-pip to vintage salt,
there's a new snuggly restaurant schooching in.

Drum roll please... Selfridges rooftop now has a forest!
(And it's cleverly name forest on the roof)

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As you would expect
there's plenty of trees/branches/fairy lights 
(it IS a forest after all)

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the menu is a downright cosy affair
from mushroom risotto to game meatballs and shepards pie
but more on that later...

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cocktail are a MUST 
we went for Black Forest and Bubblicious

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both totally delish and Autumn appropriate

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oh, more branches because - remember - you're in a forest

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they leave you with an insanely toasty flannel blanket
for those who want to be completely snuggly while eating and drinking

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being the classic ladies that they are
Beth & co were feeling the fish and chips and burger with extra chippies OBVS

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we'd recommend both but we've gotta say a chica on another table had the shepards pie
and it did look pretty dreamy, just FYI

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let's take a second to talk about the dessert.
there were a few items that caught our attention (chocolate forest anyone?)
but it was the honey cheesecake which stole our hearts

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JUST LOOK AT IT!!!
dribbled with honeycomb chunks and meringue mushrooms.
yum yum yum yum yum 

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if you're feeling extra adventurous 
there's also an outside section with two cabins 
(blankets TOTALLY required)

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once you've finished
the express lift handily drops you back by the perfume/cosmetics hall
and when we say handily,
we mean dangerously.
HELLO charlotte tilbury!

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we predict this winter we'll be spending abnormal amounts of time in the forest
(the restaurant, not the place with lots of trees).

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