Putney’s riverside pubs and bars may be particularly hot property on boat race day when the fierce competition punts off in the area, but they prove just as heaving on non-race days. Locals and visitors to the area vie for an outdoor seat to nurse a peaceful pint. But that’s just by day. By night, Putney’s bars and pubs transform into hotbeds for live music, stand-up comedy and happy hours aplenty – students and well-heeled adults are all taken care of in this upmarket part of town.
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With a 1st site opening discreetly 7 years ago in Battersea, GAZETTE continues its gentle expansion with the opening of GAZETTE in Putney, adding to the successful GAZETTE in upcoming Balham which opened in 2008 and relocated to larger premises 2 years ago.GAZETTE is described by owners Pascal Even and Walter Lecocq as a rural style of French brasserie, one you’d find in Provincial areas of France. Both want it to reflect the spirit of local French cafés and offer a cuisine that is simple, generous and vivacious, with lots of daily specials and on-going food events, and where transpires the warmth and cordiality of true French cuisine.Behind GAZETTE are Walter Lecocq and Pascal Even, who have been part of the London restaurant scene for well over a decade.Pascal is a true “Breton” born in the small fishing village of Paimpol, he started his career with local gastronomic restaurants before making the big move to Paris where he spent time with world class chefs and Parisi