Five dishes from five chefs in five restaurants, five parts of the globe to discover fresh flavours from the sea in Fitzrovia. Dig in:

1. Lisboeta

The Lowdown: Nuno Mendes’ Lisboeta, housed within a three-storey townhouse on Charlotte Street, is a love letter to Nuno’s home city carefully designed to evoke the rhythm of life in Lisbon. Savour a fresh taste of Lisbon with Cured Amberjack with orange and onion.

When: 30 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 2NG

2. Carousel Wine Bar 

The Lowdown: Spread across three adjacent Georgian Townhouses and accommodating Fitzrovia’s humming neighbourhood wine bar is Carousel. Serving seasonal snacks and small plates, devour a seafood plate that packs a big punch with Mullet crudo, chilli de arbol oil and dill from Chef Ollie Templeton.

When: 19-23 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, W1T 1RL

3. Ampéli

The Lowdown: Grecian restaurant Ampéli repositions what we think we know about Greek food and their Prawn saganaki with smoked tomato sauce, deep-fried feta mousse and warm sourdough does just that. The restaurant is split over three levels, ground floor and mezzanine as well as a beautiful summer terrace where you can enjoy dinner and wine alongside seasonal cocktails.

When: 18 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 2LZ

4. The Ninth

The Lowdown: French-Mediterranean contemporary style restaurant by Chef Jun Tanaka, The Ninth offer Fitzrovia classic simple flavours with Huelva White Prawns and Lemon. The Ninth is a Michelin-starred contemporary neighbourhood restaurant focusing on simple, refined Mediterranean-style cooking using the finest seasonal ingredients to deliver vibrant and honest flavours.

Where: 22 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2NB

5. Norma 

The Lowdown: Norma takes inspiration from the grand café culture found in Sicily. Set across three floors in a characterful townhouse on Charlotte Street, with a charming terrace at the front to while away to summer evenings. Giovann Atard’s dish of Scallop crudo, pickled fennel, garden peas, salsa verde and borage flowers is just as sun-kissed as we’d expect for spending summer at Norma.

Where: 8 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 2LS