Cassis Bistro

Cassis Bistro

French | Chelsea, Kensington, Knightsbridge

This bistro venture from Marlon Abela, owner of Michelin starred Umu and the Greenhouse in London, is on the old site of the Oratory. David Escobar, formerly at French three-Michelin-starred restaurant Lameloise will head up the kitchen while front-of-house will be Jean-Marie Miorada who comes over from The Greenhouse.

Restaurant details

232-236 Brompton Road, London SW3 2BB
Nearest station: South Kensington
Telephone number: 020 7581 1101


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232-236 Brompton Road, London SW3 2BB


Critic reviews - total score 6.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 6
Zoe Williams Telegraph
Reviewed on July 31, 2011
"Overall, though, there was something about the cooking that was much too polite; everything, from the presentation to the seasoning, was like an ongoing battle not to offend." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 7
Giles Coren Times
Reviewed by March 26, 2011
"Great menu, great cooking, decent room, expensive but not silly expensive." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Guy Dimond Time Out
Reviewed on January 22, 2011
"Cassis is less the dark, conservative shade of blue that appeals to Michelin inspectors; it's more that fruitier, purple shade of emperor's robes." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 4
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on December 09, 2010
"...(the) magret of duck, much loved by restaurants for ease of portion control, handling and slicing while symbolising something vaguely posh, that brought to mind many mediocre meals encountered in Michelin-starred restaurants in France." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Leila Hawkins View London
Reviewed on December 01, 2010
"Cassis offers the level of food and service one would expect from SW3, without the exorbitant prices." READ REVIEW