Note (Sept 2010) Reported to be opening Autumn 2010, this off-shoot of the French bistro restaurant Aubaine will be situated inside the new 'shoe gallery' in Selfridges.
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Fans insist these Gallic bistro-cafés offer “excellent” breakfasts in a “cosy” but “lively” setting; more generally, though, reporters feel the food is “uninspiring”, service “struggling” and prices “scandaludicrous”.
Perhaps “more refined” than many rivals, but these Gallic café/bistros are increasingly seen as a “wasted opportunity” – for the “indifferent” overall experience, critics find prices “absurd”.
Last orders: 9 pm