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'In a great location right on the river'

Brasserie Blanc

Open Mon–Wed 8am–midnight, Thu–Sat 8am–1am, Sun 8am–11pm

The blurb:

With a few of Raymond’s eponymous brasseries popping up, we thought we ought to check out their west London outpost on Fulham Reach, Hammersmith.

Brasserie Blanc’s “desire is to be French … Read more →

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'Delicate flavours from the creamy sauce complemented the charred asparagus'

Charlotte’s Bistro

Open Mon–Thu midday–9.30pm; Fri midday–10pm; Sat 9am–10pm and Sun 9am–9.30pm

The blurb

During the summer months, most Londoners will experience a desire to escape the humid city. Despite being just at the western edge, Chiswick still offers that feeling of … Read more →

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'Light and healthy meals without being too indulgent for a midweek dinner out '

The Brackenbury

Open for lunch Tue–Sat midday–2.30pm, for dinner Tue–Sat 6.30pm–9.30pm

The blurb

The gap between Shepherd’s Bush and Hammersmith could probably be mistaken for a ‘no man’s land’—pubs and fine dining in Shepherd’s Bush are sparse; Hammersmith is much the same. … Read more →

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'The service we received is absolutely faultless thanks to the friendly, attentive staff'


Sun–Thu midday–10pm, Fri–Sat midday–11pm

The blurb

My ears pricked at the words ‘healthy’ and ‘salads’ and I knew I had to pay a visit to Cocotte, a ‘healthy rotisserie’ bistro on Westbourne Grove. Serving 24-hour marinated, slow cooked, free-range rotisserie … Read more →

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'The owners are gutsy and passionate about sourcing locally'

Bistro by Shot

Open Mon—Sat 7.30am—late; Sun 7.30am—6pm

Hot on the heels of pizza and ice cream joint Ice&Slice, the Antipodean-with-Italian-heritage guys behind café and bar Shot Espresso have launched an all-day casual dining spot, Bistro by Shot. Headed by Fabrice Meier, formerly … Read more →

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West Thirty Six 'is a looker alright'

West Thirty Six

Open daily 11am–1am

Arguably, the arrival of West Thirty Six on the wrong end of Golborne Road reveals how gentrified (that dreaded g-word) the area has become, but I have to admit I welcomed its arrival (who doesn’t like pretty … Read more →

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'The food was almost entirely on point'


Mon–Wed 8.30am–10pm, Thu–Sat 8.30am–11pm, Sun 9am–10pm

L’ETO. It’s certainly not the most typical of names for a café and restaurant, is it? You’ve got your classical tinge of continental European-ness stemming from that well-placed apostrophe, tempered by those glaring capital … Read more →

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'Set at the back of a stunning courtyard on the former dock, Source occupies what was the ice store'

Source Battersea

Lunch Mon—Fri midday—3pm; Sat—Sun midday—4pm
Dinner Mon—Thu 6pm—10pm; Fri—Sun 6pm—10.30pm

Battersea, like most of southwest London, isn’t somewhere I often visit. From Sheen to Vauxhall, it’s a bit of a mystery to me. This is chiefly because getting there involves … Read more →

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Chez Boubier
'Chez Boubier pride themselves on their entrecôte in secret butter sauce and do that exceptionally well'

Chez Boubier

Open daily midday–11pm

A set menu is something that either indicates a failing or stellar restaurant; very good or very bad food. You never see an average gastropub serving a set menu (unless it’s Valentine’s Day, in which case you … Read more →

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'This really is like going on the first school trip to France; only better'

Brasserie Gustave

Open Tue 6pm–10.30pm; Wed–Fri midday–10.30pm (11.30pm Fri); Sat–Sun 11am–11pm (10.30pm Sun)

I was not happy. It was a cold, blustery evening and the Plus One had parked the car a considerable way from Brasserie Gustave, which is on the corner … Read more →

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