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2 Braganza St. Send to Phone
020-7735 476

Lunch Sun., Dinner nightly
  • Dress code: Casual

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Station Grill Restaurant Review

: This is a thoroughly traditional, long-established restaurant du quartier---in its location (just by Kennington underground), welcoming family ambience, and modest prices. But its appearance has recently been transformed. Behind the painted glass façade are cream walls with deep aubergine fabric-covered panels, and white-clothed tables seating forty in three linked spaces. Tables bear fresh flowers, white china and good glasses lit by tiny silver-shaded candles. The equally menu changes monthly. ’Modern European’ in style, it is elegantly executed, with well-balanced main ingredients, sauces and vegetables. Poached quail eggs came with chicken liver so meltingly tender it could have been called ’chicken foie gras’, with its port, orange and ginger sauce. Braised beef in Guinness with a mustard seed dumpling, new potatoes and root vegetables was as successful as more exotic steamed squid filled with chorizo, smoked pork and braised canellini beans. Desserts such as warm chocolate fondue filled with raspberries may be over-rich for some, but homemade ice creams and sorbets are notable. The wine list is uninformative about shippers but Alsace Riesling at £12.50 turned out to be a beauty from Kuentz-Bas. Set 2-course dinner £14.95, 3 courses £19.95.


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