In 2012, Greg Malouf was invited to head up the iconic Petersham Nurseries CafÃ© in Richmond, South London. Under his leadership the restaurant earned a Michelin Star for the second year running and received high praise from the British press, building on Petershamâ€™s â€“ and Gregâ€™s own â€“ strong reputation.
Fay Machsler, Evening Standard, 26 April, â€˜Maloufâ€™s cooking is deeply enticingâ€™ (Four Stars)
Tracey Macleod, Independent Magazine, 14 April, â€˜Grilled poussin, its skin rubbed with spices and cooked to a crisp char, was fabulous… the synesthetic feast of sensory pleasure went into overload with our puddingsâ€™ (Four Stars)
Time Out, 18 April, â€˜Greg Malouf is an Aussie who likes to play with expectations and culinary styles…Skordalia…made with parsnips as the starch is a touch of genius. Seasonal pavlova was a delight…â€™ (Four Stars)
Wall Street Journal, 26 April, â€˜The best dish of all was a large duck bistayeea, a delicious pastry-covered pie with layers of duck and Moroccan spices…This, and other dishes…were executed with considerable skill and rigor.â€™