RestaurantsLondonClerkenwellEC1

survey result

Summary

£52
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Just the kind of spot you expect on the market square of a small French town” – this “delightful stalwart, hidden at the back of a cobbled mews off Charterhouse Square”, is an “unchanging old friend” to its big fanclub. “Convivial, candlelit and very romantic”, its menu is “not gourmet, but it delivers classic Gallic cuisine served with a lot of charm”; and regular jazz helps “adds to the great ambience” in the evening.

Summary

£52
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Just the kind of spot you expect on the market square of a small French town” – this “delightful stalwart, hidden at the back of a cobbled mews off Charterhouse Square”, is an “unchanging old friend” to its big fanclub. “Convivial, candlelit and very romantic”, its menu is “not gourmet, but it delivers classic Gallic cuisine served with a lot of charm”; and regular jazz helps “adds to the great ambience” in the evening.

Summary

£58
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A slice of Paris in a City cobbled lane”; this long-established, “hidden-away gem”“an attractive, rustic-style dining room with regular live piano music” – has a classic, “very Gallic”, “cosy, candlelit, and romantic” ambience of a kind “it’s so rare to find nowadays”. “The seasonal and all-French menu is packed with classics that are easy choices” and “always well-executed” (“great steaks” in particular).

Summary

£57
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

It can feel “magical”, especially when the pianist is playing, at this “romantic, candle-lit and cosy” old Gallic bistro, just off Charterhouse Square, which has been a “reassuringly unchanging” feature of the area since long before the environs of Smithfield became fashionable, and its “classic (if perhaps unadventurous) cuisine” is “always a great pleasure”.

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Restaurant details

Yes
30, 60
140
Yes

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always £33.50 £38.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.95
Filter Coffee £4.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
22 Charterhouse Sq, London, EC1M 6DX
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Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Saturday6 pm‑10 pm
SundayCLOSED

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