RestaurantsLondonSwiss CottageNW3

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Summary

£78
 ££££
2
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2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Simon & Jolanta Bradley’s “efficient” veteran of 30 years’ standing near Swiss Cottage station “never lets you down” and it’s a “great option if going to the Hampstead Theatre around the corner”. But while fans say “the quality of the food is such that it shouldn’t be only for pre-theatre”, there’s also a view that “it can feel rather soulless” as a destination in itself.

Summary

£66
  £££
2
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2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Simon Bradley has been cooking for well over 30 years at this stalwart venue, in a backstreet near Swiss Cottage tube station, whose smart interior is judged somewhere between “gloomy” and “pleasant”. The “mostly good” (if occasionally “erratic”) European cuisine and “nicely priced wine list” mean it’s “well above the norm for the area”, making it particularly “useful for a pre-Hampstead Theatre meal”.

Summary

£63
  £££
2
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2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Simon and Jolanta Bradley’s neighbourhood restaurant in Swiss Cottage has provided a professional experience for more than 30 years, with modern European cooking that’s a cut above what might be expected in its backwater location. Ratings are undercut by one or two reporters who see “room for improvement”. But there’s no doubting its “reasonable pre-theatre menu” is particularly useful for visitors to the nearby Hampstead Theatre.

Summary

£64
  £££
2
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2
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2
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “friendly” neighbourhood spot with a “tasty” modern European menu has done stalwart service in a Swiss Cottage sidestreet for the best part of three decades. “They have a monopoly for convenience to the nearby Hampstead Theatre”, and serve an “efficient and stress-free” pre-theatre spread. The harsh would say the quality of the cooking can be “so so” – if it was a notch higher, this could be quite a destination.

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25 Winchester Rd, London, NW3 3NR

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Bradley’s Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Bradley’s Restaurant in NW3, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Bradley’s restaurant.
Liz D
Always a treat to eat here....
Reviewed 5 months, 3 days ago

"Always a treat to eat here."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £28.00 £32.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£10.50 £26.50 £8.00 £8.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
25 Winchester Rd, London, NW3 3NR
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Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday5 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑2:30 pm

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