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Summary

£73
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3
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3
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3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

For a quality meal out St Margaret’s way, this conventional French restaurant – set in agreeably old-fashioned Victorian premises – provides a traditional and enjoyable experience that’s consistently well-rated in our annual diners’ poll. Top Tip – good-value ‘menu du jour’ available at lunch and at dinner early in the week.

Summary

£58
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3
Good
3
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3
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “classy” option deep in the ’burbs – chef-patron Gianluca di Monaco’s (who worked under retired über-chef, Pierre Koffmann, for a time) “lovely little French spot” occupies a cute, if “understated” St Margaret’s site long associated with gastronomy. For the odd sceptic, “sticking so strictly to the script of Gallic classics can seem a bit stifling in 2022”, but for most customers that’s exactly what makes it “a memorable place to visit”.

Summary

£53
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This cute and characterful independent bistro offers a “lovely neighbourhood dining experience” in suburban St Margaret’s, with “very good cooking and presentation” from chef-patron Gianluca di Monaco, who learned his trade under Pierre Koffmann, doyen of French chefs in London. A favoured pit-stop before the rugby at nearby Twickenham – or to celebrate afterwards. Top Tip: “Chateaubriand to die for!”

Summary

£48
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3
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3
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Excellent French food prepared by an Italian chef” – Gianluca di Monaco, who trained under the great Pierre Koffmann – wins solid ratings for this “very pretty” St Margaret’s bistro. Its prix-fixe menu offers “excellent value and choices”, ensuring it is “always busy”. Top Tip – “good venue before the rugby at nearby Twickenham”.

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43 Crown Rd, Twickenham, TW1 3EJ

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Highchair,Portions
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No dress code
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Le Salon Privé Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Le Salon Privé Restaurant in TW1, Twickenham by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Le Salon Privé restaurant.
Kenny N
Had an excellent crab starter followed by a...
Reviewed 10 months, 17 days ago

"Had an excellent crab starter followed by an excellent Halibut. Presentation and service was first class. Everyone on our table really enjoyed their dishes and vowed to return. Very enjoyable place to go."

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Kenny N
Sadly we were the only table at lunchtime. ...
Reviewed 11 months, 23 days ago

"Sadly we were the only table at lunchtime. My starter and main course were excellent and everyone else commented on how good their food was. We really enjoyed the meal and everyone said we should come more often. Service was brilliant and very attentive but then there were no distractions."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £21.50 £25.50
Pretheatre £26.50 £31.50

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£12.95 £23.95 £4.55 £8.95
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.50
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
43 Crown Rd, Twickenham, TW1 3EJ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑21:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑21:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑21:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑21:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑21:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑4 pm

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