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La Buvette

6 Church Walk, Richmond TW9 1SN, England
+44 20 8940 6264
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“onglet steak” (15 reviews)
“fish soup” (20 reviews)
“brie” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
6 Church Walk, Richmond TW9 1SN, England
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1 - 10 of 285 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food but very serious and intense atmosphere created by the owner/ manager/ maitre d' who tries just too hard to 'get it right'. The young I think French waiter just brought the food to the table without saying a single word. The only staff...More

Thank YorkMikes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have walked past the restaurant many times and just recently went for dinner. Very nice cozy little restaurant with amazing food and superb service.

Thank Olimon_G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited this restaurant once before we decided to come again this time with our family for our wedding anniversary . This is a small and cosy restaurant with a lovely little courtyard in the middle it is tucked away near the church The menu...More

Thank Rosemary64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to get a table for four at short notice. It is a very cosy restaurant which serves very good food. We had a variation of dishes which were all excellent and great value. The staff were very friendly and made the whole...More

Thank 19apples
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly service, genuine French cooking. The set lunch is a real bargain. I had leeks with a poached egg and lentil and aubergine casserole both of which were excellent. Really tasty. It was a bit cold to sit in the courtyard, but it looked lovely.

Thank galloping_grannie
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Fourth visit and it remains a favourite in Richmond. Generally unpretentious and enjoyable dining. Service was very friendly and the setting is refreshingly simple. Food was good - we had the cassoulet special and the onglet steak. The café gourmand was also good. Wine prices...More

Thank T8750UMdavidm
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Tucked into a charming square round the flint covered church of St Mary Magdalene is the most delightful small French bistro called La Buvette. It's easily overlooked if you miss the alley off the busy high street. It is the sort of restaurant one no...More

Thank nonamama
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This small French restaurant is well worth hunting out in Richmond. The food is good value and the service is friendly.

1  Thank panjabigastronome
Reviewed 2 September 2017

A tranquil setting in a small square around a church with a large al fresco dining area. We had the 'express menu' - a lovely fresh salad with a light dressing and walnuts followed by what I call a 'French steak', half a centimetre thick...More

1  Thank Rupert S
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Sitting outside on a balmy evening with five sumptuous courses with matching wines from the Gasgony region - what could be better? The 7-hour slow cooked lamb was the star of the show but the terrine, cheese and boozy pudding were also outstanding. Really nice...More

Thank Nikki D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 79
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Church Walk, Richmond TW9 1SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8940 6264
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Description
Intimate, friendly and informal bistro serving regional French cuisine.
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