Food really, really good - excellent blend of flavours. Strong list of mainly French wines. Service also good - very knowledgeable and clearly passionate about the menu.
If I could make one change it would be for slightly more comfortable chairs.
I left asking my other half why we don't go more often. Will be back soon.
Interesting, seasonal, menu, with plenty of choice for the adventurous diner(quail and snails, anyone?) or just for someone who loves simple british food (dressed Cornish crab).
Very good service, attentive and knowledgeable.
Prices similar to upstairs at the Tate Modern, or Champor Champor, or the Blueprint (all places which I like), but a more interesting menu and better cooking and service, imho.
Nice room upstairs, a little dark, but in a nice, cosy, way. Very good service from the minute we arrived; the waiting team always seemed to anticipate whenever we needed anything and be on hand with help and offers of advice.
We all wanted something different that night, so I was lucky enough to get a taste of some delicious rabbit; beef and snails; and two fish dishes, as well as three or four different wines (by the glass). Wine must have been good, because I can't remember what we had for starters.
Very good cheese selection, and a sneaky taste of my mum's chocolate-y dessert, and everyone was very impressed. "Best restaurant we've been to around here" was my parents' verdict, and over the years they've probably been to most of them.
Not cheap, but worth it for a celebration.
Up and coming area with new developments in various stages of completion either side of Tooley Street hence on a Tuesday lunchtime the place was nearly full.
Wide menu and wine list (very powerful Sauvignon Blanc - didn't put into ice bucket until asked)
Starting courses not large but very tasty. Similarly main courses were expensive for what they were but very well presented and again of high quality.
Good choice of cheeses and chilled tawny was nice touch.
We lingered long into the afternoon and never felt hurried or rushed to leave.
Other than too many tables in too little space, slightly cursory service and prices a bit on the high side difficult to find fault - quite likely to return but more likely to go back if on expenses than to spend own money.
The food was really superb - starters were cuttlefish & gremolata for my husband and terrine of pig's head for me. The main courses were equally good - smoked haddock for me and ox tongue (yuck!) for William. We shared a rhubard jelly and custard dessert which was also delicious.
Despite what sounds like a very rich menu, the portions are just right so you don't feel totally stuffed and they have a very good wine list with some reasonably priced options. The bill was less than £100 in total including service which isn't bad.
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