Walking in to Fischer's is quite an experience. This Marylebone restaurant and bar is stunningly styled to transport you back in time to a 1920s Viennese cafe.
Although Fischer's looks impressively expensive, it insists on being an informal neighbourhood café and konditorei. Open from 8am until late, diners are welcome for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just for a quick coffee and a cake. We were there for the latter, sampling the Rhubarb & Poppy Seed Cake, the Apple & Cinnamon Strudel, and the Berggasse Ice Cream Coupe (hazelnut, almond and pistachio ice creams whipped cream and butterscotch sauce).
The venue itself is perfectly suited to its beautiful Marylebone location and has an understated charm about it. The interior is all wood panelling, patinated mirroring, low lighting. Walls are adorned with framed oil paintings, large station clocks, and glossy tiles, as well as a rather more unusual boar's head. Timeless and elegant, Fischer's feels like a secret escape from London back to a world of glamour and sophistication. And if it's good enough for Bill Nighy...