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6 Church Walk, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 1SN, England
+44 (0)20 8940 6264
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Price range: $0 - $76
Hours:
Sun 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Twickenham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We eat here often and have never been disappointed. The food and service are always of consistently high quality every time we come, often without an advance reservation. The staff is most accommodating, the wine list has solid choices for a nice, but not break your budget, evening out. Highly recommended for traditional French cuisine in a quiet, off the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We had a booking with friends and were really surprised by the standard of service. The waiting staff tried to take away our cheeses when they were only half eaten and then said she couldn't understand us when we asked her not to take them. Our wine glasses weren't refilled even when a second bottle of wine was brought to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We had the table d'hote lunch menu @ £16.50 (2 courses) £19.95 (3 courses). Potted Salmon (with sourdough toast) was rather salty. Mains were lamb stew and lasagne with butternut squash. Both were OK but nothing to write home about. Brie for dessert was a little on the runny side. Wine was rather expensive, I thought, for an average chardonnay.... More 

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Isleworth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have been to La Buvette as number of times, both in side the beautiful, almost front room feel of the restaurant and outside wrapped up with a blanket eating delicious fondue. I love the tradition feel of this restaurant, the staff have always been professional, knowledgeable and friendly. I have two stand out experiences, one was with my boss... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had stumbled upon this restaurant on our last visit to richmond, but unfortunately were unable to get a table. We booked in advance this time, and although we were booked in quite early (for 6pm) the restaurant quickly filled up. The atmosphere and setting is lovely, just what you expect from a cosy French restaurant. The staff are friendly... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Last night my daughter and I had a lovely evening at La Buvette / good first class - we shared the scallop starter - my daughter had a very tasty lamb stew and I had a onglet steak which was perfect - staff were very helpful and friendly

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Twickenham
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Seems to be a bit of a pattern with rude staff here. In this case the manageress took offence when after giving me 2 minutes to sit down, I said I was 'not ready yet' (with a big smile). She pursed her mouth and turned on her heel while the friend I was dining with was in the middle of... More 

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London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We visited La Buvette for my auntie's birthday on the 18th October. One of the party was unable to make it at the last minute. When we sat down the waitress greeted me with a "you should call ahead in future if someone can't make it". How rude? It wasn't as if they missed out on a table as it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Most restaurants would balk at the thought of six adults, three children and a baby wanting lunch at their restaurant on a Sunday lunchtime. Not La Buvette.In fact, when my daughter-in-law made the booking they were gracious enough to say that they didn't mind you children at all. And that was the welcome that we received when we all turned... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I went there with my wife and we had a really good time. Had a lovely ribs of beef with delphinoise potatoes and shallot sauce. The food was very tasty and cooked well. Not a massive fan of the espresso, but little cakes were nice. The service as good and the staff were very attentive. I shall be returning soon... More 

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Additional Information about Buvette, La

Address: 6 Church Walk, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 1SN, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)20 8940 6264
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Richmond-upon-Thames
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 76
Cuisine: French

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