First Look at the Heath, Now Open Inside the McKittrick Hotel

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The stuffed animals aren't for sale. Photo: Melissa Hom

The creators of Sleep No More have opened their first-ever restaurant inside the McKittrick Hotel. Like the interactive, vaguely Shakespearean play, the Heath's atmosphere evokes a seductive film noir. Chef R.L. King, formerly the sous-chef at Il Buco, will cook classic British dishes like bubble-and-squeak cod cakes, rabbit toast, fish and chips, and Fisherman's pie. Keep it light, though: You never know when a nurse will capture you and take you into a dark forest labyrinth. Take a look at the space, a few of the dishes, and the menu, straight ahead.

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Very Hitchcockian.Photo: Melissa Hom


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Sexy time.Photo: Melissa Hom


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Mood music.Photo: Melissa Hom


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Benne-crusted cod with twice-fried fries and cabbage-lemon slaw.Photo: Melissa Hom


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Lamb-and-olive pie with Vermont lamb, potatoes, chanterelle mushrooms, carrots, pearl onions, and prune-bacon marmalade.Photo: Melissa Hom


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Sir Bev's pork chop with roasted squash, Brussels sprouts, pears, fried sage, and brown butter.Photo: Melissa Hom


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Nutella icebox pie with chocolate ganache and candied hazelnuts.Photo: Melissa Hom

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The Heath, 542 W 27th St., 212-564-1662