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Summary

£63
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4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Really interesting, Asian-fusion notes” to the essentially modern European dishes – “serious cooking, bursting with flavour” – aren’t the only good feature of this Indian-run two-year-old: it has a “great location near Putney Bridge”, and service is “super-friendly”. “It’s good to have somewhere reasonable in Putney, which is not well served by restaurants”.

Summary

£57
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4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A brilliant combination of flavours”“predominantly Western but with subtle, Asian-influenced (but not Asian-dominated) spicing” – helps make this “original” yearling “a welcome addition to SW15”; although it has “a great riverside location near Putney Bridge” too. It’s the brainchild of Durga Misra and Uttam Tripathy, who both hail from the same town in India (but only met years later at college).

Summary

£55
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Chef-patron Durga Misra (Brasserie Chavot) and co-founder Uttam Tripathy (Potli) both hail from the same town in India (although they only met years later at college). They have realised a long-held dream with this Thames-view Putney Wharf newcomer, which offers French cooking with Asian spicing.

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Owner's description

Bistro Vadouvan combines classical French cuisine with the subtleties of Middle Eastern and Asian flavours, creating mouth-watering and original dishes.


Our chef patron’s Michelin-starred background ensures our dishes are unique, perfectly balanced and utterly delicious.


All our food is prepared with freshly sourced, high quality ingredients and presented with beautiful simplicity in the modern rustic surrounds of our new Putney Wharf restaurant. At its heart, Bistro Vadouvan is about providing luxurious comfort food packed with flavour in relaxed surrounds while delivering great value.

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £16.95 £19.95
Brunch   £35.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£9.00 £22.00 £4.75 £6.95
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%

Restaurant details

Yes
Highchair, Menu
Yes
150
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The chef

For chef patron Durga, his Michelin-starred career began in London in 2002 with a stint at the award-winning fish restaurant One – o – One in Knightsbridge before moving to the 2 Michelin starred Capital hotel in Belgravia under Eric Chavot for five years. His career then took him to La Petit Maison before his first head chef position at Kitchen by Joel Antunes and then his second, returning to Chavot’s fold, to head up Brasserie Chavot in Mayfair. 
Although Durga originally fell into cheffing by accident, once behind a stove, he quickly fell in love with food, flavours and spices and the whole kitchen life, longing to one day open his own restaurant where he could freely create his own style of cuisine.

Bistro Vadouvan (French & Spice) Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Bistro Vadouvan (French & Spice) Restaurant in SW15, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Bistro Vadouvan (French & Spice) restaurant.
Ivor S
French and spice is very much to the point ...
Reviewed 4 months, 12 days ago

"French and spice is very much to the point in that the chefs love lime and chilli and banana lives. Truly interesting flavours, surround traditional European ingredients. Some might find it too Asian-oriented, but the distinctive style and the very attractive traditional European(ie French) quality of service make for a very pleasant evening."

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Richard C
Food a bit variable but generally successfu...
Reviewed 5 months, 20 days ago

"Food a bit variable but generally successful. Good to have somewhere reasonable in Putney, which is not well served by restaurants."

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30 Brewhouse Lane, London, SW15 2JX
Opening hours

Tuesday: 17:30-22:00, Wednesday-Friday: 12:00-15:00,17:30-22:00, Saturday:12:00-22:00, Sunday: 12:00-21:00 and Monday closed
Last orders: 22:00hrs

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