The French Table

“Fine modern cooking in a restaurant twinned with a bakery” - AA Inspector



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Tucked away in leafy Maple Road, The French Table is the absolute epitome of the neighbourhood restaurant genre. Pastel shades of sage and cream add a light, fresh look, while dressed-to-impress modern dishes punch above their weight on a fixed-price repertoire headlined by a five-course taster. Witness fillet of beef with braised ox cheek, crushed celeriac, purple sprouting broccoli, pickled Roscoff onions and sauce au poivre. Breads are a triumph, while pastry impresses too (no surprise with sibling boulangerie/patisserie, The French Tarte, bang next door); so think dark chocolate and coffee mousse with caramelised smoked almonds, chocolate crumb and mascarpone ice cream. Spot on service and corking wines catch the attention too.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
AA Notable Wine List
The French Table
85 Maple Road,SURBITON,KT6 4AW


  • Seats: 60
  • Private dining available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Closed: 24 December to 9 January
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 14
  • Wines over £30: 71
  • Wines by the glass: 10
  • Cuisine style: Modern French

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