Ambient and cosmopolitan wine bar with over 250 fine wines on offer.
- 1 Blandford St, London, W1U 3DA
- +44 (0) 20 7935 4626
- Opening Times
- Mon-Sun 12.00-22.00
- Insider Information
- Regular wine tastings are hosted on Saturdays.
The Guardian Says…
The 40-seat, dark-blue and parqueted Blandford Comptoir was set up by Xavier Rousset – with a name like that you can be sure he wasn’t born in Nuneaton – the man behind both Texture and 28°-50°. Like the latter, it sells itself on the wines: a good selection by the glass and half carafe, but also a serious list by the bottle grouped by price point starting at £23 and rising upwards, with at least 10 choices in each band. Few are obvious. My Godello, a crisp Spanish white, is just the thing for a menu like this full of sunlight, big flavours and seriousness.Read more…
Time Out Says…
Just-luxe-enough brasserie in Marylebone. The name of this snug Marylebone restaurant suggests a polite blend of English and Mediterranean, and that’s what you feel when you walk through the door. Like the area, it’s imbued with an air of relaxed wealth: quietly luxurious but not showy.Read more…
The Telegraph Says…
When Xavier Rousset left Texture and 28-50, the restaurants he co-founded after leaving Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons where he was head sommelier, I was keen to see what he’d do next. Blandford Comptoir opened in Marylebone at the end of May. I wasn’t able to get there until this week but had such a lovely lunch with my new baby, and spirits writer Alice Lascelles, that I know I’ll be back.Read more…