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6 Church Walk, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 1SN, England
+44 (0)20 8940 6264
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A hidden gem

We have lived in this area for over 30 years so why have we just discovered La Buvette?? Lovely French bistro - it even feels like France. Lovely staff and great value menu whether the set menu or the a la carte.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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London
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We have lived in this area for over 30 years so why have we just discovered La Buvette?? Lovely French bistro - it even feels like France. Lovely staff and great value menu whether the set menu or the a la carte.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Go here for excellent, classic bistro fayre. Well sourced ingredients come from a well executed kitchen. Good wines too, reasonably priced. Staff are friendly and helpful. A great place to go in a local wasteland for good restaurants.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Situated in the shadow of the charming Parish Church on a pedestrian lane away from the bustle of the main shopping street, La Buvette is one of the very finest spots in the SW of London for a leisurely lunch a deux. Small outdoor garden area for aperitifs - blissful. Even when it's busy, there is a feeling of intimacy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We went for lunch to La Buvette where we stayed at the patio. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. We probably had one of the best rib eye steaks I had in London for years! Remarkable the quality of the desserts too. Service is good, staff attentive and professional. A winner for me, will be visiting frequently

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Delicious French food in Richmond, tucked in the Town Centre near the Parish Church. Small and intimate, white linen tablecloths, food nicely presented. Daily lunch menu we had was great value. Green salad, Ognet steak and french fries followed by Creme Brûlée or cheese.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Dropped in for dinner, first time. We had rib steaks, washed down a very reasonably priced bottle of wine. Nicely cooked and presented, an above average piece of beef. We sat in the courtyard, waited on but friendly, attentive staff. I left feeling better for the experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

If you love cheese (I really do), what is better than a delicious pot of melted cheese? The fondue at La Buvette was absolutely wonderful and served with salad, toasted sourdough bread chunks and the tastiest plate of charcuterie (you could tell it was freshly sliced and not just peeled out of a packet). The cost of £20 per head... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

After a long day at Kew Gardens en route to car park we found La Buvette open early on Sunday evening. It was nice to enjoy good French onglet steak and frites, with a warm welcome and lovely French decor. Shall definitely revisit when next at Twickenham and wish we lived nearer!

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Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We visited La Buvette for pre-theatre dinning. Also, it was my partner's birthday, unfortunately someone who took a reservation oversighted (?) my message saying that candle on our dessert or 'happy bday' on the plate would be much appreciated.... We had drinks, two mains and a dessert. A lovely place, great location, but food had no flavour ... we had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Food is tasty and staff are friendly enough. The setting is very cute and does transport you to a French rustic cafe. A good find in Richmond.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Church Walk, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 1SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Richmond-upon-Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)20 8940 6264

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 76
  • Cuisine: French
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?