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Summary

£87
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The “plateau de fruits de mer takes some beating” at Claude Bosi’s oyster bar, downstairs from his grand – and rather more expensive – flagship restaurant, in the foyer of Chelsea’s iconic Michelin building. (Some hot alternatives to the cold luxurious seafood bites were introduced a couple of years ago.)

Summary

£85
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“If you fancy oysters or other seafood, head for the Michelin Building” – one of London’s few venues that truly deserve the adjective ‘iconic’ – where the “cheaper” alternative to Claude Bosi’s grand restaurant upstairs is his “classic oyster bar (nice wines too)” in the elegant foyer of the building, in which “you can sit, nibble on light fare and watch the world go by”.

Summary

£84
 ££££
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.

“You can’t fault” this luxurious seafood bar in the foyer of Chelsea’s historic Michelin garage: an offshoot of Claude Bosi’s upscale restaurant upstairs. It’s a “lovely setting, with original ceramic depictions of Michelin tyre car racing victories from the 1900s”. The food – from a small menu that nowadays includes cooked dishes alongside the crustacea – is “exceptional”, although it comes at “shocking prices”.

Summary

£55
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Expensive for what it is but very enjoyable” – the unchanging equation over the years at this luxurious seafood café, off the beautiful and atmospheric foyer of the Michelin building. Nowadays part of Claude Bosi’s regime, he has added hot items (fish pie, moules, fish ’n’ chips etc) to an offer that has traditionally focussed on raw seafood and cold platters.

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Michelin House, 81 Fulham Road, London, SW3 6RD

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Bibendum Oyster Bar Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Bibendum Oyster Bar Restaurant in SW3, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Bibendum Oyster Bar restaurant.
Matthew S
Casual yet chic, superb food and the very b...
Reviewed 1 months, 29 days ago

"Casual yet chic, superb food and the very best service. You can never fault a meal downstairs at Bibendum; only go upstairs if you've taken out a fifth mortgage."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always   £195.00
Lunch   £145.00
Dinner   £165.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£15.00 £23.00 £6.00 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £40.00
Filter Coffee £5.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 15.00%
Michelin House, 81 Fulham Road, London, SW3 6RD
Opening hours
Monday6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Tuesday6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2 pm, 6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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