Lucy Carr-Ellison & Jemima Jones, Founders of Tart London

What’s your favourite restaurant for brunch?

The Wigmore off Regent Street is so good…they have masala spiced scotch egg with ‘dahl’ relish, buttered crumpets with steamed crab, smoked ham croquetas and for when you are hungover, the XXL stovetop 3 cheese and mustard toastie.

Do you receive a weekly organic vegetable box?

Jemima’s farm in Somerset has started doing their own farm boxes. Canwood Farm raise ultra free range, rare breed English White Park cattle, West Dorset sheep and in the woods Tamworth pigs. They are also going to add seasonal vegetables and fruit.

What are the top 3 beauty items you always have in your handbag?

Nuxe hand cream, Jo Malone Lime, Basil and Mandarin mini perfume spray and Sisley All Day All Year face cream.

What are you currently reading?

Front of the house: Restaurant manners, Misbehaviours and Secrets by Jeff Benjamin.

What’s your Sunday night, easy-to-make dish?

Our kedgeree bruschetta with a poached egg – we created this recipe for brunch when we had our first Pop up restaurant in Queens Park, we then ran the recipe in the Evening Standard magazine and it’s been a favourite ever since – easy comfort food.

Who is your favourite florist?

Scarlet & Violet do the most beautiful bunches of flowers.

Which are your most visited clothes’ shops?

Rag and Bone, Zara, Levis, Isabel Marant, A.P.C, Joseph, mih Jeans, fitz and fro, Lucy Folk and Chloe Cassandro.

What are your plans for 2018?

Our book comes out next month then it’s the countdown to the opening of our concept restaurant in Belgravia/Victoria.  We are opening an all day dining restaurant with a photographic studio, events space, retail and a food-to-go offering – everything that we love under one roof and inspired by our travels, its really exciting!

— Francesca
1st July 2018