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Frere Jacques - CLOSED

4 Bishops Hall 10-12 Riverside Walk, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1QN, England
+44 20 8546 1332
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible14%
Nov 27, 2012
“Gone”
Sep 29, 2012
“Great for practicing your french”
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4 Bishops Hall 10-12 Riverside Walk, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1QN, England
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed November 27, 2012

Arrived on Saturday to find it has closed. Apparently there is to be some redevelopment before the new premises open under different management

1  Thank GentlemanTraveller
Reviewed September 29, 2012

Great little spot by the river at the foot of Kingston Bridge - Food ok - a bit formulaic but great for a quicj brunch/lunch while out shopping

Thank The_Doctor_MOC
Reviewed September 1, 2012

A great loss we have had some very good meals here. It was a wondeful bustling French restaurant on the Thames.

8  Thank Richard S
Reviewed August 16, 2012

We have been goint for years andd are never disppointed. Lovely position overlooking the river. Food always freshly cooked and tasty.

Thank maggiehides
Reviewed July 27, 2012

Been coming here for years. Lovely spot on the river at Kingston bridge. I always have the steak frites which is always tasty. Good French food and good value.

1  Thank Crossruff
Reviewed July 7, 2012

Visited this restaurant last week and can't fault one thing from the moment we arrived to the minute we left. Staff were very attentive, friendly and were very happy, the food is excelent and fresh, the Burgundy snails for starter were AMAZING(SOOOO TASTY), and for...More

Thank Tuga_Reviews
Reviewed July 4, 2012

This has a small but very nice menu and the food is of a very good standard and not too pricey. The restaurant was very short staffed but that did not detract from the very efficient and pleasant service we received. We found it nice...More

Thank CorkeyWilson
Reviewed June 7, 2012

The reataurant is in a great spot just by Kingston Bridge, I'd recommend it for a quick drink to watch the boats go by on a sunny day.There is a lot of outdoor seating and tables with gas heaters for those cold english days! This...More

1  Thank noorzaman r
Reviewed May 30, 2012

Having booked a table for 6 friends to celebrate a special birthday we were very disappointed to be ignored for 1/2 hr. before any service or orders were taken esspecailly as we arrived even before the appointed reservation. The head waiter was rude and dismissive...More

1  Thank Bobbie L
Reviewed May 27, 2012

This was the only eatery by the river that wasn't full, and not my choice of place to dine. I had fairly low expectations from the offset. The inside atmosphere felt nautical, and the music was erratically varied. We faired much better sitting outside in...More

Thank ObservantEscapades
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Restaurant Details

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$65
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Bishops Hall 10-12 Riverside Walk, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1QN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Kingston upon Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8546 1332
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Description
Surely the most authentic French Brasserie atmosphere in Kingston, Frere Jacques is a staunchly independent, non-chain restaurant that scores high for both quality, thanks to the charisma and experience of executive chef Gerhard Peleschka and his team, and also value, owing to the restaurant���s close links to local small businesses. Such ties ensure Frere Jacques��� prices will bring as much of a smile to your face as their razor clams, pan fried fois gras or salmon, freshly smoked on the premises. The amiable, predominantly French staff (in order to give you a truly contintental dining experience) will also happily inform your choices from the restaurant���s top quality wine list ��� even in English, we assume, if you ask nicely.
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