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La Buvette

6 Church Walk, Richmond TW9 1SN, England
+44 20 8940 6264
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish soup” (20 reviews)
“onglet steak” (13 reviews)
“brie” (8 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6 Church Walk, Richmond TW9 1SN, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been there, done that….. No tee shirt but La Buvette gives me that feel-good factor of satisfaction after another enjoyable visit. I don’t go there that often but the gastronauts I lunch with want reliability, as do I. We like the French brasserie-style and ambience,...More

Thank Bryan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

5 friends came for dinner on Tuesday. I hadn't been before and just loved it. Courteous service and tasty well priced food. We all enjoyed each dish but the fish soup and onglet steak were very popular. I will definitely return

Thank Spagirl12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Buvette is one of my favourite restaurants in Richmond. The French cuisine is excellent and the fixed price lunch is good value, with three choices per course. Weirdly you pay no more for three courses than for two, so don't miss out! Also if...More

1  Thank Squigs56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always friendly, always good food and genuinely polite and attentive service. Our family favourites are the steak bavette and the roast duck three ways...

1  Thank Mark F
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Went to the restaurant for the first time as a table of 6. There is a covered outside court yard with tables which had already been reserved. We sat inside on a hot evening but it was not too bad but would request the court...More

Thank martinTricia_11
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Tucked right in the corner next to a church, they have a quiet outside patio which is perfect. Good service, three ate for about £70. The lamb special and Scallops were definitely of a high standard. Impressed all round.

1  Thank prtscsandiego
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I have been here twice only but it is rapidly becoming my favourite restaurant. The food is French Bistro classics done really really well in a traditional environment. The express and prix fixe options are very good value. The al a carte is well priced...More

Thank rokkorocco
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I usually don't like much to review places as It's not a very french habit but this place deserves It. I went there today for lunch and really had a good time, the crab was so tasty than I wanted to take all the time...More

Thank Syrhacuse
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Three of us visited on a weekday evening and had an excellent meal of classic French dishes cooked with fresh high quality ingredients. We arrived early (6pm) and had very pleasant service, attetntive but not rushed, after checking that we were not going to the...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

La Buvette is a lovely, quaint, quintessential French cafe in the heart of Richmond. The hostess was quite friendly and was quick to help with my coat and umbrella. We had an important dinner and asked to be somewhere quiet, and they had us in...More

Thank David S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:45 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:45 - 22:00
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17:45 - 22:00
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12:00 - 15:00
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12:00 - 15:00
17:45 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:45 - 22:00
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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Intimate, friendly and informal bistro serving regional French cuisine.
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