“Light, French-based cooking of exemplary consistency and flair with a charming ‘suburban village’ vibe” - AA Inspector
KEW, GREATER LONDON
Our Inspector's view
Light and airy as its name implies, and, from the same stable as Chez Bruce in Wandsworth and La Trompette in Chiswick, its pedigree is assured, pulling off neighbourhood fine dining with panache and an unbuttoned gloss. Neutral tones, textured walls, roman blinds, white linen, polished-wood floors and colourful artworks give the space a smart modern sheen, matching the highly polished light, contemporary cooking. Detailed, dressed-to-thrill dishes deliver high on precision, flavour and balance; witness a mains of sea-fresh roasted hake served with standout potted shrimp butter and crisp sarladaise potatoes, romanesco cauliflower and dill. Dessert is equally impressive; malt tart with stout ice cream, cocoa nibs and honeycomb. Corking wine list.
Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes
Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 60
- Wheelchair accessible
- Steps for wheelchair: 14
- Assist dogs welcome
- Days Closed: Monday
- Lunch served from: 12
- Lunch served until: 2.30
- Dinner served from: 6.30
- Dinner served until: 10.30
- Wines under £30: 6
- Wines over £30:
- Wines by the glass: 20
- Cuisine style: Modern International
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About the area
The UK's capital was founded by the Romans shortly after they invaded in 43AD. Since then it’s evolved into one of the greatest cities on earth. From a bloody, squalid history to the vanguard of fashion in the Swinging 1960s to the buzzing metropolis it is today, London has something for everyone. There are very British pursuits like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and an impressive collection of traditional English pubs. And that’s not to mention world-renowned arts venues, galleries and museums, award-winning theatre and unrivalled shopping – all found within a few Tube stops of each other.
London’s royal history is not to be missed. Visitors can roam around one of Britain’s finest medieval castles and royal prison, and learn about the final days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London or, for the less bloodthirsty, visit the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the capital’s Royal Parks – from St James’ Park and Hyde Park in the centre to the majestic Hampton Court and wilderness of Richmond Park in the southwest.
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