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  • Mayfair
  • Lunch
  • ££££

A old school French restaurant with a predominantly French wine list, many available by the glass.


5 St James's Street, London, SW1A 1EF
+44 (0) 20 7930 2030
Opening Times
Mon-Fri 07.00-22.30
Sat 10.00-22.30
Insider Information
Ask to sit in the private hidden courtyard.


  • Square Meal

    Square Meal Says…

    The food is well presented without being fussy (witness sweet-cured herrings with potatoes and dill), but we recommend gutsier items to get the true Gallic spirit of the place: nuggets of deep-fried brain, excellent grilled calf’s liver or one of the best cassoulets this side of Calais...In short, “heaven for rich French cuisine”.

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  • View London

    View London Says…

    The wine list provides a tour through some of France's best wine-producing regions, with bottles categorised geographically: Loire; Rhone; and Burgundy. Perhaps the most surprising aspect is the presence of Spanish, Hungarian and even English wines appearing on the same list - a decidedly modern, cosmopolitan addition to a traditionally French menu.

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  • Time Out

    Time Out Says…

    A few dishes seem almost daringly modern with their rocket and preserved lemons; but for the most part, this menu is as classic, French and retro as the grand setting...It aims to be as classic as a carefully poured glass of old Bordeaux, and is priced accordingly.

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