Independent neighbourhood bar group, Darwin & Wallace are thrilled to announce the arrival of their newest location, No 29 Power Station West opening on 28th July. Created by artisans of interiors, food and drink, No 29 Power Station West is set to be the only pub joining a selection of all independent traders in the iconic Battersea Power Station’s ‘Circus West Village’. The location will offer an all day drinking and dining experience from morning coffee and brunch through to dinner and night cap with a food menu featuring locally sourced ingredients and dishes to suit all occasions. Steeped in design, No 29 Power Station West will be filled with bespoke handmade pieces, referencing the industrial heritage of the power station and elegance of the art deco era.
Adding to the existing Darwin & Wallace collection of independent neighbourhood bars across quintessential London Villages, No 11 Pimlico Road, No 32 The Old Town, No 1 Duke Street and No 197 Chiswick Fire Station, No 29 Power Station West is set to be a home from home in London’s newest riverside village. No 29 Power Station West opens on 28th July in Battersea’s Circus West Village.
Situated between the iconic Power Station and Battersea Park, No 29 Power Station West will have a stripped back utilitarian feel that rings true to the areas industrial heritage and reference the style of the period. With inspiration drawn from both local and worldwide influences, over 100 pieces of hand picked and crafted furniture, tiles and artwork will fill the bar including a bespoke Crittall shopfront that claims the space and handcrafted Bert & May tiles that run throughout the downstairs River Bar. Soft furnishings of leathers, velvets and linens will fill the space, referencing the glamour of the 1920s period. Collaborators for the project include The French House, Box 9, Bert & May and Jan Hendzel Studio to name a few and artwork will be handpicked from The Hang Up Gallery in Stoke Newington, reinforcing the home from home feel.
Lou Davies, Architect and Designer, Box 9 comments, “The bespoke detailing for No 29 Power Station West is starting to materialise as makers come into their own. We have been busy sourcing exceptionally high quality materials to create Battersea’s individually design pieces. This combined with the back drop of our elegant, industrial interior with subtle nods to the power station means its shaping up to be a very characterful space.”
A bar first and foremost, No 29 Power Station West will proudly serve over 30 wines, 20 craft, draught and bottled beers, home made soft drinks and a hand picked collection of seasonal long and short serves including the Watermelon Sour and Passionfruit Caipirinha. The hand crafted menus run throughout the collection of bars and feature an all day food offering too including a refreshing array of seasonal dishes made from locally sourced food, scratch cooked on site. From a breakfast of avocado lime and chilli on sourdough to a lunch of coconut poached chicken salad, Sunday roasts of slow cooked short rib of beef and roast chicken breast, topped off with one of many satisfying desserts including white chocolate creme brûlée with passionfruit, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Mel Marriott, Darwin & Wallace, Managing Director comments, “We feel privileged and very excited to open our fifth pub in one of London’s most iconic locations. Together with our one of a kind collaborators, we are building a place of integrity, a place with a sense of home. With references to its industrial past and its iconic location and views over the river and the arches, No 29 Power Station West will be the perfect backdrop for eating and drinking.”
Rob Tincknell, CEO of Battersea Power Station Development Company, said: “The opening of No 29 Power Station West is another major step forward in the transformation of this part of London into an exciting new cultural and food destination. Circus West Village has a distinctive neighbourhood feel with a great mix of local shops, restaurants, Village Hall and more. I cannot wait to try the village pub, it looks fantastic.”
Battersea Power Station will be putting on the Power of Summer Festival, co-sponsored by No 29 Power Station West and Mother, with a programme of events for all the family from Saturday 22nd July until Friday 1st September.