French Archive

  • It’s not often that a restaurant comes along that can be described as a genuine game changer, but Brasserie Zédel proves to be just that.  It probably comes as no […]

    Brasserie Zedel, W1

    It’s not often that a restaurant comes along that can be described as a genuine game changer, but Brasserie Zédel proves to be just that.  It probably comes as no […]

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  • Renowned for its delectable selection of fresh patisserie, desserts and cakes, Aubaine’s latest launch will no doubt test the resolve of the skinny model types of nearby Bond Street! Giving […]

    Aubaine Mayfair, W1

    Renowned for its delectable selection of fresh patisserie, desserts and cakes, Aubaine’s latest launch will no doubt test the resolve of the skinny model types of nearby Bond Street! Giving […]

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  • Having launched to widespread critical acclaim back in 2005, Bedford & Strand has managed the enviable trick of keeping a low-profile whilst still remaining popular amongst those in the know, […]

    Bedford & Strand, WC2

    Having launched to widespread critical acclaim back in 2005, Bedford & Strand has managed the enviable trick of keeping a low-profile whilst still remaining popular amongst those in the know, […]

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  • London’s dining scene is more diverse and innovative than it has ever been before.  New upstarts with their increasingly quirky ideas seem to be opening on a daily basis, each […]

    L’Etranger, SW7

    London’s dining scene is more diverse and innovative than it has ever been before.  New upstarts with their increasingly quirky ideas seem to be opening on a daily basis, each […]

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  • This restaurant has it all. Checked tablecloths with matching floor, mirrors with funky frames, a slightly snotty manager and Coq au Vin on the menu. None of this fusion, modern, […]

    Ma Cuisine, TW9

    This restaurant has it all. Checked tablecloths with matching floor, mirrors with funky frames, a slightly snotty manager and Coq au Vin on the menu. None of this fusion, modern, […]

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  • The credit crunch was meant to spell doom and annihilation for our restaurants; people would no longer have any money to dine out and we would apparently be resigned to […]

    Bistro du Vin, W1 & EC1

    The credit crunch was meant to spell doom and annihilation for our restaurants; people would no longer have any money to dine out and we would apparently be resigned to […]

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  • Vouchers and deals have become a massively influential part of our dining decisions.  Even the higher-end of the food chain has had to succumb; should you be free to dine […]

    Arbutus, W1

    Vouchers and deals have become a massively influential part of our dining decisions.  Even the higher-end of the food chain has had to succumb; should you be free to dine […]

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  • Croydon may not have the best of reputations and trying to convincing someone to head deep down south for a meal may see you carted off to the house of […]

    Le Cassoulet, CR2

    Croydon may not have the best of reputations and trying to convincing someone to head deep down south for a meal may see you carted off to the house of […]

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  • Say the term ‘French restaurant’ and most of us conjure images of fine-dining establishments with weird and wonderful menus that are best suited to special occasions.  However, in Les Deux […]

    Les Deux Salons, WC2

    Say the term ‘French restaurant’ and most of us conjure images of fine-dining establishments with weird and wonderful menus that are best suited to special occasions.  However, in Les Deux […]

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  • Do you remember the last time you visited a London restaurant where you didn’t need sunglasses to help you see through the dazzling décor and a trip to Selfridges to […]

    Bellamy’s, W1

    Do you remember the last time you visited a London restaurant where you didn’t need sunglasses to help you see through the dazzling décor and a trip to Selfridges to […]

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