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Bar at Bistrotheque

4.6
4.6
8 Reviews
£26 to £40
Bistro

On the first floor of Bistrotheque is the Manchichi Bar, a place to meet, eat and drink daily for dinner and weekend brunch and dinner.

FRUITS DE MARE STREET
Every Thursday night, Executive Chef Blaine Duffy will be cooking up a one-night-only bar menu using the best fish & seafood available to him that day. A weekly stream of creative consciousness on a plate.

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Menu

Starters

  • Cured Trout£12.00

    sweet mayonnaise, pickles, seaweed, jersey royal crisps

    • Tempura Calcot£10.00

      romesco

      • Twice Baked Soufflé£9.50

        • Chargrilled Kohlrabi£8.00

          sesame mayonnaise

          • Nettles£8.50

            whipped ricotta, almonds, crispy garlic

            • Steak Tartare£13.00

              Mains

              • Leek Pie£22.00

                nettles, white truffle oil

                • Roast Cod£19.50

                  pickles & guindilla pepper emulsion

                  • Chicken£20.00

                    confit garlic, rocket

                    • Steak Tartare£24.00

                      chips, gem salad

                      • Salmon£23.00

                        dill sauce, Onuga

                        • Beef Rump Heart£39.00

                          wild garlic, smoked marrow, dripping crumb

                          • Breaded Lamb£26.00

                            aubergine, olives, pine nuts

                            • Salt Baked Beetroot£17.00

                              almond cream, smoked almonds, confit garlic

                              Fromage (40g)

                              • Kirkham's Lancashire

                                (unpasteurised) Stilton, Rollright

                                • ×1£4.00
                                • ×3£11.00

                              Oysters

                              Glass of Champagne Gaston Chiquet $15

                              • Oysters - Morecambe Bay

                                • each£3.00

                              Featured Items

                              • Beef Burger£12.00

                                gorgonzola & green chilli rarebit, spinach

                                • Bistrotheque Fish & Chips£21.00

                                  Sides

                                  • Chips£5.00

                                    • Gem Salad£5.00

                                      • Radish£7.50

                                        rocket, seeds

                                        • Hispi Cabbage£6.00

                                          butter, parsley

                                          • Crispy New Potatoes£5.50

                                            rosemary, garlic

                                            • Miso Corn Gratin£9.00

                                              Puddings

                                              • Crème Brûlée£6.00

                                                • Pannacotta£8.00

                                                  apricots, amaretti

                                                  • Pear Sorbet£7.00

                                                    East London Liquor Company vodka

                                                    • Chocolate Cake£8.50

                                                      cherries, crème fraîche

                                                      • Strawberries£8.50

                                                        rice custard, puffed rice, basil

                                                        Prix Fixe

                                                        £25 for any 3 courses

                                                          First Course

                                                          Every day except Saturday. Choice of

                                                          • For Orders into Kitchen by 1900

                                                            • Reservations After 2200

                                                              Second Course

                                                              • Parties up to 6

                                                                Third Course

                                                                • £12 Supplement for Beef

                                                                  Cocktails

                                                                  • Pomegranate Cosmo£9.50

                                                                    Citrus vodka, pomegranate, plum bitters

                                                                    • Adam's Apple£11.50

                                                                      Our / Vodka, Calvados, cider reduction, absinthe, citrus, egg white

                                                                      • Sea Buckthorn Fizz£13.50

                                                                        Sea buckthorn, satsuma, gin, Champagne

                                                                        • Santa Clara£9.50

                                                                          Rum, passion fruit, ginger, lemon

                                                                          • Quince Julep£9.00

                                                                            Bourbon, quince, mint, bitters

                                                                            • Mezquito£12.00

                                                                              Mezcal, tequila, red wine reduction, raspberries, egg white

                                                                              • Earl Grey Flip£9.50

                                                                                Earl Grey gin, lemon, egg white

                                                                                • Espresso Martini£9.50

                                                                                  Vodka, espresso, Kahlua

                                                                                  Aperitifs

                                                                                  • Aperol or Campari or Cynar Spritz£8.50

                                                                                    • Americano£8.50

                                                                                      Campari, red vermouth, soda

                                                                                      • Bicicletta£8.00

                                                                                        Campari, white wine, soda

                                                                                        • Negroni£8.00

                                                                                          Campari, red vermouth, gin

                                                                                          Coffee

                                                                                          • Espresso / Macchiato£2.50

                                                                                            • Any Other Coffee£2.90

                                                                                              Tea

                                                                                              • English Breakfast£3.50

                                                                                                • Earl Grey£3.50

                                                                                                  • Chamomile£3.50

                                                                                                    • Peppermint£3.50

                                                                                                      • Green£3.50

                                                                                                        • Fresh Mint£2.25

                                                                                                          • Lemon Verbena£3.50

                                                                                                            White

                                                                                                            • 2016 No Stone Unturned Semillon / Chardonnay, Murray Darling, AUS£6.50

                                                                                                              • 2017 Viognier, Domaine Coudoulet, Vin de Pays D`Oc, FR£30.00

                                                                                                                • 2016 Côtes du Lubéron, Famille Perrin Blanc Reserve, Rhône, FR£31.00

                                                                                                                  • 2016 Picpoul de Pinet, Domaine Félines Jourdan, Languedoc, FR£8.00

                                                                                                                    • 2016 Sauvignon de Touraine, Domaine de Bellevue, Loire, FR£8.00

                                                                                                                      • 2016 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Domaine Haut Fevrie, Loire, FR*£8.50

                                                                                                                        • 2017 Gavi di Gavi, Bric Sassi, Roberto Sarotto, Piedmont, FR£8.50

                                                                                                                          • 2016 El Camino Albariño, Rectoral do Umia, Rias Baixas, ES£9.00

                                                                                                                            • 2016 Gonnheimer Riesling, Eymann, Pfalz, DE£40.00

                                                                                                                              • 2016 Grüner Veltliner, Von den Terrassen, Josef Ehmoser, Wagram, AT*£40.00

                                                                                                                                • 2016 Dog Point, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, NZ*£50.00

                                                                                                                                  • 2015 Sancerre Blanc, Domaine Thierry Merlin-Cherrier, Loire, FR£52.00

                                                                                                                                    • 2016 Craven Clairette Blanche, Stellenbosch, SA*£53.50

                                                                                                                                      • 2016 Pinot Blanc "Les Jardins", Domaine André Ostertag, Alsace, FR*£55.00

                                                                                                                                        • 2015 Chablis, Dessus La Carriere, Didier et Pascal Picq, Burgundy, FR£58.50

                                                                                                                                          • 2016 Riesling Vieilles Vignes, Domaine Lucas & André Rieffel, Alsace, FR*£60.50

                                                                                                                                            • 2015 Au Bon Climat Chardonnay, Santa Barbara County, CA, USA£75.00

                                                                                                                                              • 2015 Pouilly-Vinzelles, Domaine de la Soufrandière, Bret Bros, Burgundy, FR*£85.00

                                                                                                                                                • 2013 Crittenden Cri de Cœur, Sous Voile Savagnin, Mornington Peninsula, A£110.00

                                                                                                                                                  Rosé

                                                                                                                                                  • 2016 Côtes de Provence Rosé, Domaine du Grand Cros, FR£7.50

                                                                                                                                                    • 2016 Sancerre Rosé, 'Les Epsailles', Domaine David Sautereau, FR£53.00

                                                                                                                                                      Red

                                                                                                                                                      • 2016 Pietas Old Vine Carignan, Pays D'Hérault, FR£6.50

                                                                                                                                                        • 2016 Kraal Bay, Syrah-Cinsault, Swartland, SA£7.00

                                                                                                                                                          • 2016 Ventoux, Famille Perrin, Côtes du Ventoux, Rhône, FR£31.00

                                                                                                                                                            • 2016 Bardolino, Monte del Frà, Veneto, IT£34.50

                                                                                                                                                              • 2016 Cahors, Malbec, Clos La Coutale, FR£35.00

                                                                                                                                                                • 2016 Beaujolais-Villages Lantignie, Alexandre Burgaud, FR£8.50

                                                                                                                                                                  • 2016 Barbera, Antonio Vallana e Figlio, Piedmont, IT£38.50

                                                                                                                                                                    • 2016 Leap in the Dark Pinot Noir, NZ£10.50

                                                                                                                                                                      • 2012 Chateau Lucas, Lussac St Émilion, Bordeaux, FR£43.00

                                                                                                                                                                        • 2015 Vina Amezola Crianza, Bodegas Amezola de la Mora, Rioja, ES£11.00

                                                                                                                                                                          • 2015 Frankland Estate Shiraz, Frankland River, AUS*£51.00

                                                                                                                                                                            • 2015 Retromarcia Chianti Classico, Monte Bernardi, Panzano-in-Chianti, IT*£53.00

                                                                                                                                                                              • 2014 Montsecano Refugio Pinot Noir, Casablanca Valley, CL*£62.00

                                                                                                                                                                                • 2010 Vina Koyle Royale Cabernet Sauvignon, Colchagua Valley, CL£55.00

                                                                                                                                                                                  • 2015 Crozes-Hermitage, Les Trois Chenes, Domaine Emmanuel Darnaud, Rhône, FR£70.00

                                                                                                                                                                                    • 2005 Vina Bosconia Tinto Reserva, Bodegas R. Lopez de Heredia, ES£79.00

                                                                                                                                                                                      • 2013 Marsannay "Es Chezots", Domaine Jean Fournier, Burgundy, FR*£88.00

                                                                                                                                                                                        • 2012 Joseph Swan Vineyards Zinfandel Mancini Ranch, Russian River, USA*£100.00

                                                                                                                                                                                          • 2013 Barolo Brunate, Marcarini, Piedmont, IT£110.00

                                                                                                                                                                                            Spirits

                                                                                                                                                                                            Spirits are served in 35ml measures

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Absolut£5.00

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Grey Goose£7.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ketel One£6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Zubrowka£5.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Our / London Vodka£6.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Beefeater£5.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • East London Liquor Co. Gin£6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tanqueray£5.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tanqueray Ten£7.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sipsmith Dry£6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sipsmith Sloe£6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Goslings Dark Rum£5.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Havana 3yo£4.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Zacapa£10.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Santa Teresa 1796 Solera£9.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tapatio£6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Casamigos Tequila£10.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Don Julio Blanco£7.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Quiquiriqui Mezcal£8.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sonoma Rye£10.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Buffalo Trace£5.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Knob Creek£6.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Jameson£4.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Johnnie Walker Black Label£6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Laphroaig 10yo£7.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Talisker 10yo£7.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • The Balvenie 12yo£7.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Singleton 12yo£7.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Oban 14yo£8.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Grappa Cividina Tosolini£5.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Martel VS£5.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Martel VSOP£8.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Poire Williams EDV£6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Calvados£6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Campari£4.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Cynar£4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Martini Rosso£4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pimms£4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Lillet Blanc£4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Noilly Prat£6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Drambuie£5.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Baileys£4.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Kahlua£4.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Krupnik£4.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pisco Aba£5.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Maraschino£4.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Cointreau£4.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Canton Ginger£5.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Bitter Truth Violet£5.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Napoleon Mandarine£4.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Cherry Heering£4.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Fernet Branca£5.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Amaretto£4.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ricard Pastis£4.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pernod Absinthe£7.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bottled Beers & Cider

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Budvar£4.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Shoreditch Blonde£6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Brick Lane Lager£6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Bethnal Pale Ale£6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kernel Pale Ale£6.50

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Cidre Breton£4.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dessert & Fortified Wine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise, Vin Doux Naturel Domaine de Durban, FR 2013 (75cl)£7.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Puerto Fino Dry Sherry, Emilio Lustau (37.5cl)£7.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Taylor's Fine Tawny Port (75cl)£6.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pedro Ximenez, San Emilio, Solera Reserva, Emilio Lustau (37.5cl)£8.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Champagne & Sparkling

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Côté Mas£37.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Prosecco, Treviso, Brut Spumante, Masottina£9.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Raventos i Blanc, de Nit Rose, Brut£60.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Champagne Gaston Chiquet, Brut Tradition, Dizy£15.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Champagne Gaston Chiquet Rosé 1er Cru, Dizy£80.00

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        What 8 people are saying

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4.6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4.6 based on all time ratings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 4.6Food
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 4.6Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 4.5Ambience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 4.3Value

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NoiseModerate

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        93% of people would recommend it to a friend

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. SM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SarahML

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kent

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on February 14, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          This place is amazing! I've been twice now and from the food to the service to the drinks. Its a great meal and evening!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. IP

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          IsabelP

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          London

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on January 27, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Great food, great service and a lovely live piano music in the background. Totally recommended for brunch!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PisoMojado

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on October 19, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall2food2service2ambience2

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bartender's drink making skills were lacking. Flavourless drinks with too much ice. As we reviewed the menu and discussed the menu, he lectured us that "no one comes here for the burger." When my wife said the burger looked pretty good, he replie, "you should order something else." We were seated soon there after and told the waitress we wanted a burger. "Sorry, sold out" was her response. I ordered the overpriced fillet mignon medium rare and it came out medium well. Nice looking restaurant. Seems they put a lot of thought into the design. Someone else should be running place and they could be more inventive with the menu. As a former bartender, I recommend that rethink their cocktails. And paper straws? What a way to run a mint julip.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. CK

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ChristinaK

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          London

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on October 7, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall4food4service5ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Nice place! Value for money! Good service! Piano bar! It's difficult to find this place if you don't know.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. VD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          VictoriaD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          London

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on August 26, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Great brunch, delicious food, fab cocktails, relaxed vibes and excellent service. Steak tartare was perfectly seasoned and pianist is always a hit.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. D

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Danhunter28

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          London

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          34 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          34 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on August 16, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Great anniversary dinner here made to feel very special and the food was off the hook as usual! Stunning

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. OT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on June 23, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall4food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Excellent food and ambiance - service was slightly slow but thoroughly made up for it by offering a free drink on the house!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8. K

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kaybar007

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          London

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          35 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          vip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          35 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dined on June 14, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          One of the best seafood meals we've ever eaten on two separate evenings. Already booked the next visit.

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