We arrived on time and was served what could only be considered average food. The bad point came when they refused to serve us dessert because they had another booking on the table. The way it was handled was shocking to say the least. Will never go back there.
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Posted: Fri Aug 3 2012
Local gourmets and French food-lovers from across the capital adore La Buvette restaurant in the London suburb of Richmond. La Buvette is an artsy little haunt on Church Walk that provides a French mise-en-scene for intimate dinner parties, pre-theatre meals and celebrations. With its secluded al fresco courtyard, traditional décor and close relationships with the local arts societies and theatres, La Buvette restaurant has become a Richmond institution. The restaurant prides itself on its regional French cuisine and personalised service all offered at absurdly reasonable prices. With an outstanding wine cellar – also created with an eye to the pocket -- and a range of prix-fixe menus to choose from, the kitchen at La Buvette offers up delights such as chicken and prune terrine in a shallot and French bean dressing, and orange and almond tart with crème fraîche. The service is excellent at La Buvette, truly a labour of love, everything about this delightful restaurant will entice you