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“A Must”
Review of La Belle Epoque

La Belle Epoque
Ranked #1 of 259 Restaurants in Hounslow
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$28 - US$83
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Named in retrospect and translated as the "Beautiful Era", our inspiration for this restaurant emerged from the period in European social history during the late 19th century that lasted until World War,It became recognised as the "golden age" - a time when new technologies and medical discoveries were found and when politics, art and literature underwent radical transformation. In Paris, restaurants achieved a new splendour and cachet for one to parade and where fashion began to move in seasonal cycles.In the culinary sense this period is enormously relevant to our philosophy of progression, optimism and very modern.We would like to think this beautiful era is strongly characterised by our cooking which is rarely serious yet rooted in classical French cuisine and have extended our repertoire to embrace some exciting 'outward looking' far eastern variations.
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The re si very little to say. This restaurant is simply excellent.
Whatever we tried during lunch was a wonderful surprise

3  Thank aleschot
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CulinaryManager, Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Dear aleschot,

Thank you so much for your delightful review.

It was a joy to read that you enjoyed your afternoon so much with excellent food and service. I am delighted to hear that dishes you tried were a wonderful surprise.

I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon.

Best regards,

Jocelyn Dsilva
Assistant Restaurant Manager
La Belle Époque

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Tiny helpings for whoch presentation appears far more important than flavour. Slow and confused service.

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CulinaryManager, Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Dear ScotsCanuck,

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience.

Your feedback is important to us and we are concerned to know that your dining experience at La Belle Époque was not up to your expectations.

I would like to apologise that on this occasion you did not experience the high quality of dining that we pride ourselves on at La Belle Époque.

We are sorry you didn't mention anything at the time of your visit as we would have been more than happy to rectify any issues you weren't happy about.

May we request you to kindly share your concerns regarding the food and service quality with us in detail, please contact me directly at labelleepoque@sofitelheathrow.com. Our Chefs will be happy to listen to any insights that you may wish to share.

We do look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Kind Regards,

Jocelyn Dsilva
La Belle Époque
Assistant Restaurant Manager

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We didn't want to head into London, and we searched trip advisor and this restaurant was recommended. entrees tried scallop dish, and lobster served with squid ink frogs legs. Both were fantastic. mains of swordfish and trio of lamb. magnificent also. great desert was perfect ending to meal. service faultless. wine list extensive. looking forward to staying at heathrow airport again so i can dine here again. if staying at heathrow before flying early next day, don't miss this restaurant

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3  Thank petersgn33
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CulinaryManager, Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Dear petersgn33,

What a wonderful compliment -"Fantastic French"

I'm so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us and your dining experience was amazing due to excellent food and faultless service - in particular the scallops, lobster served with squid ink tempura frog legs, lamb and great desert for perfect ending to your dining experience.

I do hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back soon and thank you once again for recommending La Belle Époque.

Best regards,

Jocelyn dsilva
Assistant Restaurant Manager
La Belle Époque

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Airports are an essential part of travelling by Air but let's face it they're not where we want to spend a lot of our precious time.
Therefore to overnight in the Sofitel T5 and eat in La Belle Époque was a very pleasant distraction from the normal airport experience.
The food was very nice and all dishes were explained by the Waiters and waitresses.

3  Thank Fraser C
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CulinaryManager, Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Dear Fraser C,

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a wonderful review.

Firstly I am glad to hear that you choose to stay with Sofitel London Heathrow. Also really excited to know that you enjoyed your dining experience with us due with nice food and professional service.

I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back very soon.

Best regards,

Jocelyn dsilva
Assistant Restaurant Manager
La Belle Époque

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I had the 7 courses tasting menu with my husband at La Belle Epoque a few weeks ago. Each course was beautifully presented and full of flavours. We enjoyed our evening there very much and would like to come back soon in the future. Due to the location, there is not many choices in term of the parking other than the expensive airport car parks. We spent £13.90 for 3 hours parking at the Terminal 5 Short Stay parking.

3  Thank Winter123
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CulinaryManager, Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Dear Winter123,

Thank you so much for your wonderful words and compliments. I am so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us. It is always a delight to have such enthusiastic guests and all the more assuring when they enjoy themselves as you did.

The tasting menu has some beautifully presented dishes with full of flavours, as you stated; a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a variety of flavours you may not otherwise. I'm very glad to hear you enjoyed the tasting menu.

Menus change often and with the season, so when you're ready for your next visit do please give us a call and we'll be happy to welcome you back yet again and thank you once again for recommending La Belle Époque.

We do offer complementary parking at Sofitel London Heathrow car park when you dine with us at La Belle Époque.

I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon.

Best regards,

Jocelyn dsilva
Assistant Restaurant Manager
La Belle Époque

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