Find this deservedly-popular brasserie style restaurant on the riverside promenade, close to Kingston Bridge. Their al fresco tables are in great demand during warmer weather.
Starters such as 'Chicken Liver Parfait with Crunchy Bread' (served in a Kilner jar); 'Pan-Fried White Meat Crab Cakes with Baby Spinach Salad & Lime Dressing'; 'Moules Marinère'; 'Assiette of Charcuterie' and 'Salt & Pepper Squid' set the style.
To be followed by the likes of 'Confit Duck with Gratin Dauphinoise, Oyster Mushrooms & Red Wine Jus'; 'Slow-Roast Belly Pork with Boulangère Potatoes, Braised Savoy Cabbage & Sliced Plum'; 'Grilled Sea Bass Fillet with Black Truffle Mash, Creamed Leeks & Spinach, Tomato Fondue & Wine Jus'; 'Oven-Roasted Monkfish, Wrapped in Bacon, with Dill-Infused Potatoes, Wilted Spinach & Shellfish & Mussel Bisque' and various Grilled Steaks.
Traditional desserts, such as 'Crème Brulée'; 'Banoffee Pie'; 'Glazed Lemon Pot with Clotted Cream' and 'Warm Chocolate Fondant with Crème Fraiche' will tempt those with a sweet tooth.
Friendly service and Gallic music complete the picture.
- Food Style: Brasserie
- Lunch: all week 12.00-17.00; set L £12 (2 courses) to £16; mains about £13 to £19
- Dinner: all week 17.00-23.00; mains about £13 to £19
- Seats: 52, plus 45 outside
- Wine: a well-chosen French list has modest mark-ups.
- Children's portions: Yes, when possible; plus Children's Menu
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Nearest station: Kingston upon Thames
- Directions: See the map at the top of the page
- Closed: 25th & 26th Dec, 1st Jan.
- Air conditioned
- Outside eating