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L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon

13-15 West Street, LONDON, WC2H 9NE

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Tucked away on a quiet side-street on the fringes of Covent Garden, Robuchon's central London bolt hole offers three storeys of urban elegance, with a brace of restaurants, a glamorous bar and a rooftop terrace for spying on the theatre crowds. The ground floor room has a view of the chefs busily prepping and plating, but upstairs is a more classical dining room format, in a dark design setting relieved by splashes of colour in the paper place mats. Xavier Boyer oversees a conscientious interpretation of Robuchon's globally disseminated modern French cuisine, which retains a foot in the bistro ethos. Foie gras terrine with toasted pain de campagne and fig jelly, or tuna salad with crunchy vegetables, prepare the way for robust main courses such as mildly spiced roast venison with poached baby pears, or the stunning stuffed quail with heavenly mash, this element being one of the recipes that helped make Robuchon's name. Imaginative desserts take in an impressive clear sugar column filled with passionfruit and banana cream topped with rum granité and coconut foam and moated with passionfruit sauce.

Further information

Tel: 020 7010 8600
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Open/closed

Dates closed: Aug BH, 25 Dec, 1 Jan
Sunday lunch available.

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Modern French
Chef: Xavier Boyer
Number of seats: 43
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Disabled toilets.
Vegetarian meals available.
Children's portions.
No children under 10 yrs.

 

Restaurant price guide

2 Course lunch from: £35.00
3 Course lunch from: £35.00
A La Carte Dinner Main Course from: £25.00
Sunday lunch: £55.00-£80.00
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.

 
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Nearest station: Leicester Sq, Covent Gdn, Tottenham Court Rd

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