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La Buvette

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6 Church Walk, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 1SN, England
+44 (0)20 8940 6264
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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SW London
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is well established and a favourite of mine. The menu is always good and they do some good fixed price offers. Bruce's home made piccalilli is to die for!! The vegetarian options are also varied and generous. Waiting staff mainly French and very charming. A little trip to France!

Thank mrsfoodie
Level Contributor
54 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

La Buvette ticks all the boxes for me....great food, top service and reasonably priced. The fish soup is excellent and so is the Steak Onglet. French bread and butter is complimentary with all dishes. This restaurant has a beautiful outside seating area in the courtyard at the front of the restaurant. The wine list is also very good... I would... More 

Thank Bunial
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Why haven't we been here before? Lovely atmosphere, helpful and delightful staff and delicious French food . We will be back .

Thank RichmondUKJLD
Middx London
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198 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little restaurant well off the usual beaten track around Richmond. Drinks were in the patio area before lunch inside the restaurant. This was a delightful place to have a post wedding lunch. The food was delicious . The staff were all friendly and helpful Will certainly return for another visit probably booking is advisable

Thank Rosemary64
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delightful meal in a quaint setting. Food was comfortably good. We brought our own wine which was much appreciated.

Thank mccabecf
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely surprise - we'd booked to go to the theatre in Richmond and by chance found this French restaurant as a result of a web search . A real change from the restaurant chain offerings in the area. Tucked away in a pedestrian area by the church so it's quiet and as it was a warm evening we... More 

Thank TheLegalView
London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I had long been planning a visit here and often found the restaurant fully booked so finally managed to get a booking for my wife's birthday. I had a the impression of something rather special. The inside and table settings was a little more rustic than I had expected - not a particular problem - quite relaxed. The starters and... More 

Thank Nakkin
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We passed this litlle restaurant, tucked away in Church walk Richmond on a sunny Thursday lunchtime in June and bagged the last table. So glad we did. The lunch menu was simple but delicious, beautifully cooked, well presented and served by friendly and attentive staff. The cheese served was a French Brie (one of the best I've tasted outside of... More 

1 Thank greygaps
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Wonderful welcome on a Tuesday evening in Richmond. Hidden in a quiet Walk just off the main drag our Daughter took us here for dinner. It did not disappoint, friendly welcome, great service and super tasty food not to mention bread so delicious that no one could refuse it. We may have slightly over indulged ourselves (both food and wine)... More 

1 Thank MaxineT653
London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal with a friend over an excellent and affordable bottle of red. Food was rustic and simple and tasty. Was delighted with a little package of palmier when leaving. Their monthly wine tasting looks good value.

1 Thank PhillyFanUK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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

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