Wright Brothers – Seafood spectacular
Seafood and oyster specialists Wright Brothers recently re-opened the doors to their re-designed Soho restaurant which sports a stunning new look, alongside newly curated food and drink menus.
The 82-cover restaurant, created with social dining in mind, reflects designers Macaulay Sinclair’s signature contemporary style.
A beautiful captain’s table seats groups of up to eight people and the main dining room features a vast octopus mural on the celling by artist Peter Barber.
The restaurant is furnished with bespoke fixtures such as pendant light fittings and marble counters, creating a modern and sophisticated feel.
The two heated outdoor terraces feature green flora, lit candles and cosy blankets, creating all year round al-fresco dining.
The Kingly Street terrace, an inviting spot for nearby shoppers to stop, seats up to 12 people and is enclosed by picket fencing.
The Kingly Courtyard side has new bi-folding glass doors, creating an inside out bar and the terrace, seating 40 people. It also features the Grey Goose Oyster Shucking Cart – perfect for oyster lovers to get their fix.
Head Chef David Jones has created a new menu focuses on sharing and small plates, with dishes such as: Teriyaki cod collar with BBQ hispi cabbage and Steamed shells, smoked tomato & crispy soft shell crab.
Wright Brothers classics remain on the menu, such as their famous seafood platters and oysters, larger plates on offer include: confit pork belly, seared scallop and kimchi cabbage
The express lunch menu, available weekdays, offers poké bowls and killer po’ boys (including tempura shrimp, pickled carrot & cucumber, gem lettuce, Louis sauce).
For those looking to eat at home or at their desks, Wright Brothers have introduced WB at Home, to Soho. Spreading the seafood love, customers can now order ahead of time for collection.
The cocktail menu has a selection of barrel-aged bottled cocktails – each a twist on some of Wright Brothers’ favourite classics such as Vieux Carré (Woodford Reserve bourbon, Courvoisier VS Cognac, Martini Riserva Speciale Rubino, Solera 1847 Oloroso Dulce, Peychaud’s bitters & peach bitters). This is in addition to their signature cocktails such as the renowned Wright Brothers Bloody Mary topped with an oyster.
Each Wright Brothers restaurant offers a different ambience and cooking style of seafood, but all share the founders’ commitment to the finest quality. The group’s restaurant portfolio also includes: Borough Market, Battersea Power Station, Spitalfields and South Kensington.
Wright Brothers supply over 300 prominent restaurants and chefs across the UK with a range of high quality, sustainable oysters, fish and seafood.
Wright Brothers was established in 2002 by brothers-in-law Ben Wright and Robin Hancock, whose mission was to bring oysters back to popularity in the UK and back onto London restaurant menus. Since then, the name Wright Brothers has become synonymous with the finest, freshest seafood.
Group head chef Richard Kirkwood, came to Wright Brothers with five years’ experience from J Sheekey’s.
He counts his greatest influencers to be Tim Hughes of Caprice Holdings and Roy Brett, Head Chef at Ondine in Edinburgh. He enjoys working with fish for its lightness and quickness of preparation. He considers oysters the purest form of eating.
Taylor’s Classics specialise in the design, manufacturing and restoration of furniture for the hospitality industry including pubs, restaurants, cafes and hotels. The firm’s collections include traditional and modern classics as well as reclaimed antique furniture. The company uses its expertise in antique restoration and manufacturing to supply new high quality furniture in a wide variety of styles to the hospitality sector.
Roger Belham, from Taylor’s Classics, commented:
“We were so pleased to be invited to supply furniture to the latest Wright Brothers restaurant. Each site has its own style and we enjoyed the challenge to bring to life the ideas set us by the client and the design team.”
“We pride ourselves in providing furniture of the highest quality and making life straightforward for our customers. We hope to help produce stunning interiors that will work for many years to come.”