“Typically French” in every sense, these south London bistros are praised by fans for their “fantastic array of no-nonsense fare”, at “good-value” prices; critics, though, dismiss them as “dreadful Café Rouge-type places, and twice the price too!”
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The first Gazette is hidden-away in Battersea, near the river. When we ventured there last year, we found a straightforward Gallic bistro with real potential, but also noted its appeal as undercut ...
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Guy Dimond (17th April 2008)
“[T]he menu might be short, but they do it well”, says TO’s head critic. “All the staff are French, which may explain why they got so many things right at this new Balham spot, which “captures the feel of France better than the many faux-French brasseries in central London”. Indeed, on the basis of this review, it sounds as if it may rather more interesting than the Battersea original.