As you walk up and down the staircase to and from the Kitchen, Saint Luke (in stained glass) welcomes and bids you farewell. Saint Luke is patron saint of artists, bookbinders, brewers, butchers and stained glass makers. And after months of anticipation, LIBRARY officially opens Saint Luke’s Kitchen. An experience like no other, it promises to redefine your notion of gastronomy and heighten your senses.
Saint Luke’s is a literary and food concept, which offers high-end cuisine with a twist. Working with publishers and author chefs to create an edible story, every 6-8 weeks Foodies will be taken on a journey that will engage all five senses and stimulate all six taste buds (salt, sweet, bitter, sour, umami – a savouriness – and fat). As the menu will be transformed by a celebrated guest chef to coincide with the release of their new cook book.Adopting a cookbook format, Saint Luke’s has a rotating food menu – with bookmarkers to denote starters, mains and desserts. At the helm is Head Chef Gavin Lambert (of ME Hotel and Elk In The Woods fame), who works with and alongside guest chefs to launch each cookbook on a seasonal basis.Gavin is passionate about the final result and how best to achieve it. From sourcing suppliers that produce the best and freshest seasonal produce, to preparation and service. He ensures each food recipe is carefully curated and paired with a wine to match. All LIBRARY’s menus use the best of the season’s produce and is locally sourced. Ensuring a combination of refined cooking and delicious flavours but most importantly for it to be healthy and balanced.Gavin Lambert was born in Eastbourne, 1981. Primarily self-taught, He has over 16years professional kitchen experience. Based in the South East of England he has worked in and managed a wide variety of hospitality business’s, from large restaurants, bistro’s, hotels to small personal spaces.
A LIBRARY is defined as a place set apart to contain books, periodicals, and other material for reading, viewing, listening, study, or reference, as a room, set of rooms, or building where they may be used or borrowed. They’ve added eclectic and innovative design, inspirational and thought provoking programming, food, drinks, overnight rooms and wellness right in the heart of London’s theatre land – so you never have to leave.
LIBRARY (112 St Martin’s Lane, London, WC2N 4BD)