Fodor's Expert Review Casse-Croûte

$$$ South of the Thames Service Fodor's Choice

This bistro on Bermondsey Street near the Shard is as French as a pack of Gauloises, from the yellow walls and red-and-white checked tablecloths to the perfectly executed classics like lapin à la moutarde (rabbit in a creamy mustard sauce), suprême de volaille aux mousserons (chicken breast stuffed with mushrooms), quiche Lorraine, and Paris-Brest (decadent choux pastry stuffed with praline and whipped cream). The daily changing menu offers three reasonably priced options per course, and the wine list (French, of course) goes off the beaten path with discoveries from small local producers. The limited amount of space means that diners are in close proximity, but everyone is usually too busy scarfing down the excellent food to notice.

Service Casual Breakfast Lunch Dinner Dessert Bistro Fodor's Choice $$$

Quick Facts

109 Bermondsey St.
London, Greater London  SE1 3XB, England

- 020 - 7407–2140

Known For:
  • Beautifully prepared bistro classics
  • Authentic French atmosphere in tight quarters
  • Reservations necessary for dinner
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No dinner Sun., Reservations essential

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