RestaurantsLondonSt John's WoodNW8

survey result

Summary

£80
 ££££
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still going strong” after 41 years – chef-patronne Catherine Parisot’s “lovely and atmospheric” hideaway in St John’s Wood remains first choice for a “romantic” date for many reporters. “The classically French menu hasn’t changed in years”, but regulars aren’t complaining – “Catherine is a wonderful host” and they’ve “never had a bad meal”: this is a place that “keeps its high standards for cooking and service, and keeps its customers”.

Summary

£72
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A romantic hideaway obscured, by climbing plants, from passers-by” – Catherine Parisot’s St John’s Wood institution has just celebrated its 40th anniversary, serving “classic French cuisine” that is “unchanged in years”. “It is old-fashioned but never boring, conventional but not too formal, simple but not too basic, traditional but still progressive”. To the relief of her many fans, Madame C is targeting her half-century here: “she is always there to come and talk to you, the waiters are very friendly and they want you to have a good time”.

Summary

£72
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A romantic hideaway obscured, by climbing plants, from passers-by” – Catherine Parisot’s St John’s Wood institution has just celebrated its 40th anniversary, serving “classic French cuisine” that is “unchanged in years”. “It is old-fashioned but never boring, conventional but not too formal, simple but not too basic, traditional but still progressive”. To the relief of her many fans, Madame C is targeting her half-century here: “she is always there to come and talk to you, the waiters are very friendly and they want you to have a good time”.

Summary

£67
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Madame Catherine reigns as always with French charm” (“although at times she can be a little touchy”) at her St John’s Wood stalwart, whose superbly atmospheric quarters are particularly “perfect for an intimate and romantic meal for two”. She “keeps high standards” including very “dependable” cuisine bourgeoise (but “some new additions on the menu” might not go amiss).

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L’Aventure Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of L’Aventure Restaurant in NW8, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of L’Aventure restaurant.
Richard F
Great food as aways with no drama ...
Reviewed 9 months, 14 days ago

"Great food as aways with no drama "

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £40.00 £47.00
Dinner £45.00 £50.00
SundayLunch £45.00  
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £36.00
Filter Coffee £6.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
3 Blenheim Terrace, London, NW8 0EH
Opening hours
Monday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 7 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 7 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 7 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 7 pm‑11 pm
Friday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 7 pm‑11 pm
Saturday7 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm

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