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Brigade Bar & Bistro
139 Tooley StreetSouthwarkLondonSE1 2HZ
I visited Brigade on a Thursday evening for a family birthday celebration, as its one of my nan's favourites. I'd been for a work event several years earlier but never for a meal.
I had the gazpacho to start, followed by the aubergine and butter bean pancakes with a side of potato salad. I hate to say it, particularly given the restaurant's fantastic community work, but I found most of the...more
Headed to review as it was just over the road from work but I doubt I'll be back. I'd been in before for drinks and as long as that is all you are after then you should be ok.
I went for the burger which was served on an annoying slate that I found it awkward to eat from and when presentation is what you appear to be going after rather than the actual product then you are in trouble. The...more
I went to Brigade with a group of friends for a long overdue catchup. I had wanted to dine at brigade for a long time. I love that they work with the Beyond Food Foundation, providing catering apprenticeships for vulnerable people so they have the opportunity of a better future.
We arrived early to have a drink at the bar. It's quite small but I don't think that's an issue for a restaurant....more
So this place scores well on ambience, they have some truly likeable staff. I had an urge for a white burgundy, there wasn't really anything nice on the wine list so the waitress had a look through their stockroom and came back with something stunning, not in the least cheap at £65, but a very nice wine indeed, complex, subtle and wonderfully quaffable.
My girlfriend had the French Onion...more
Second time I've been here and much difference in service. First time I came, waitress was attentive in a timely manner and helpful with the ordering pointing out the specials on the board. Meal was tasty and we did not have long waits. Staff were friendly which helped to an enjoyable night.
The restaurant is placed far enough away from the noise of the bar which can get pretty lively. So...more