Harden's survey result
“The Gallic bistro you kept looking for on holiday in France, but never found…” – this “tiny” and “cramped” Bermondsey venue provides a “small but ever-changing menu” of “the kind of memorable, old-school, traditional regional dishes it can be hard to find in Paris these days” (“boeuf en croute with gorgeous jus, tarte tatin etc”). “Booking is a must”.
“So French you can hardly find it in France!” – you “walk straight into Paris” when you visit this “authentic” Bermondsey bistro south of Tower Bridge, where “everything: wine, waiters, menu, decoration, ambience, whatever – it’s all very Gallic”. “Simple-but-delicious classics” at “sensible prices” are served by “the friendliest staff” in a “cosy” interior, but, “while squashed, somehow you aren’t disturbed by the conversations at adjacent tables”.
“Think of the film ‘Amélie’”, and you won’t be a million miles off this “cramped”, “more-French-than-France” bistro in Bermondsey (where “you leave expecting to see the Eiffel Tower, but instead it’s The Shard”). “On the blackboard, a selection of three starters, mains and desserts” – “the simplicity of choice means it’s modern cuisine grand-mère is always fresh and well-prepared”.
“Are you sure this isn’t really in a French suburb?” – this “real Gallic bistro in Bermondsey” serves “classic bistro fare with a twist” from a “simple and well-executed menu” on “a daily changing blackboard”. “You’ll have to breathe in to sit down in this tiny place when it’s busy, but it’s worth it!”
Casse-Croute Restaurant Diner Reviews
"It never disappoints. Exquisite food, excellent wine, great service, and all at very sensible prices. It is a little gem. For the price, the best French food in London. It really cannot be bettered. It is cramped, but who cares!"
|Wine per bottle||£24.00|
109 Bermondsey St, London, SE1 3XB
|Monday||12 pm‑10 pm|
|Tuesday||12 pm‑10 pm|
|Wednesday||12 pm‑10 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm‑10 pm|
|Friday||12 pm‑10 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm‑10 pm|
|Sunday||12 pm‑4 pm|