Ordinarily if someone asked you to come along to have lunch at at a department store I’m sure you wouldn’t be filled with excitement.
Admittedly when I was asked along to a review a restaurant inside Debenhams, Oxford Street my imidiate thoughts were curled up sandwiches in plastic wrappers and serve yourself coffee.
Upon arriving at Chi Kitchen this couldn’t be further from the truth.
With a completely separate entrance at the back of the store as well as an internal entrance that welcomes you straight into a super cool champagne bar that overlooks the sushi preparation area, it wasn’t like anything I had experienced before.
The attentive staff saw us to our table and talked us through the vast menu that is a real voyage through South East Asia; offering dishes from Thailand, China, Japan, Vietnam, Malaysia and Korea.
My husband who is a real sushi lover opted for the salmon and tuna sashimi and California rolls.
The dimsum were light and airy balls of perfection they just melted in the mouth.
Chi Kitchen however didn’t fall short in this area and it was at tricky choice between a passion fruit cheesecake and a mango creme brûlée.
The brûlée won and the crispy topping hid a delightfully creamy centre that I didn’t want to end.
It is certainly somewhere to try whist out and about shopping or somewhere to make more of an evening of which is on our list to do next time!