Since opening the doors to his first solo-venture, The Elderflower, in March 2014 Chef Proprietor Andrew Du Bourg has quickly racked up a number of impressive awards and accolades.
Based in picturesque Lymington, Hampshire, Andrew has won Hampshire Newcomer of the Year and Hampshire Best Menu as well as Hampshire Chef of the Year. The Elderflower has also been noticed by Michelin and AA, being awarded Michelin Recommended (2014-2017) and 3 AA Rosettes.
Owing to its coastal location, Andrew is fortunate to have access to some of the best produce including the freshest seafood, as well as flavoursome game. The menu at The Elderflower is ever changing with the seasons and each dish contains elements of interest and intrigue, crafted from top notch ingredients.
Some of Andrew’s stand out dishes include Roast Mallard with salt & pepper salsify, sorrel emulsion and pickled mirabelle; Potato and Truffle with confit egg yolk, pickled wild mushrooms & fresh chestnut and to finish Roast Pineapple with mango mousse, coconut sable & coriander gel.
Prior to setting up his own restaurant, Andrew has 18 years’ experience under his belt at some of London’s leading restaurants, including Head Chef at Michelin-starred, Club Gascon; Sous Chef, St Albans Restaurant; Chef de Partie, 2-Michelin starred ‘The Square Restaurant’; and also the phonemically successful Wolseley Café Restaurant.