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11-13 Frith St. Send to Phone
020-7494 349

Restaurant: Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat. Rôtisserie: Lunch & Dinner daily
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Reservations suggested

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: The bustling ground-floor rôtisserie is where a mainly young crowd enjoy spit-roast chicken or suckling pig plus brasserie staples---omelettes, moules marinières, onglet or entrecôte béarnaise. Fish include tuna, mullet, salmon and gâteau d’églefin fume---better known as the English brasserie favourite, smoked haddock fishcake. Upstairs, which is a little less noisy, appeals to a varied clientele who appreciate serious cooking and attention to detail. Note, for example, how the deep colours of the show-plates match the seating, while elegant tableware typifies this restaurant’s style. Service is professional but relaxed and the kitchen takes time to prepare and present real food. The French menu is (usually) accurately translated into English, and most dishes have an unexpected extra---for example in the smooth, pink pâté of its liver with salad of marinated pigeon breast, or batons of courgette, potato and carrot with rabbit leg stuffed with buttered leeks and bacon. Adventurous desserts are skillfully executed, and a sensibly small board offers cheese in good condition. The wine list is entirely Mediterranean and includes a few surprises such as a really mature red from, of all places, the Costa Brava. Set 2-course dinner 5.30pm-7.30pm & 10.15pm-11.30pm £12.50, 3 courses £15.50.


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