Brasserie Blanc, by celebrity chef Raymond Blanc, is a chain of brasseries serving rustic French cuisine. Enjoy classic dishes such as steak tartare and burgundian snails, or indulge in a chateaubriand for two.
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35 The MarketCovent GardenLondonWC2E 8RF
- +44 20 7379 0666
OK, so if we're just talking food & service, this place is 2 stars.
But if we're considering ambiance, Brasserie Blanc gets bumped up to 3 stars.
My friend and I waited a ridiculous amount of time to be seated. The receptionist asked us to wait at the bar, which was packed so we didn't even bother trying to order a drink and certainly could not find room to sit down. We awkwardly stood...more
Very convenient location - perfect for pre-opera lunches or dinners. It's also located above street level, so helps get out of the street level crowd.
Ambience was pleasant - simple but sophisticated enough. With the doors open, it felt like semi-outdoors, which was perfect for this crisp fall weather.
Good was good but not outstanding. I would give them very scores for the bread and...more
This was one of the last places we ate at because we wanted to eat in the Covent Garden. The atmosphere and scenery is quite nice minus the smoke smell if you eat outside. The heaters automatically turn off and we had to keep switching them back on.
The receptionist wasn't that nice and the service was pretty bad. She tried to convince us to stay inside and told us the outside seating was...more
What what what? Looks like my experience was miles apart from most?!
Given that we were due at the theatre for War Horse that night - and that my friend and I have an astonishingly bad track record with London theatre* we decided to just pick a place nearby-ish and book a table. We also have an astonishingly bad track record with picking places to eat (or failing to, usually walking along...more
Full disclosure: this review is only for the drinks/bar area!
We came here late on a Friday night and it was buzzing but not overly crowded.
The USP of this place is definitely the location! It's in the heart of Covent Garden with lovely view perfect for people watching. They also have a decent cocktails and a relaxing ambiance. To be more realistic, Brasserie Blanc deserves a 3.5 rating...more