Time Out New York dubbed Blanchette capable of “capturing the France of the imagination” — and they were spot-on. Seated in the north end of London’s Soho neighborhood, Blanchette is owned by three French brothers: Maxime, Yannis and Malik. Bare-brick walls, Art Nouveau tiles, vintage finds and pops of color abound. The restaurant puts out a vibe that is equal parts calm and contemporary, like a Parisian bistro was uprooted by its foundation and tactfully dropped in London.

Under the direction of Tam Storrar, Blanchette offers seasonal holiday menus, a sophisticated wine list, tempting desserts and an intimate, artfully-crafted selection of snacks, cheese, charcuterie, fish, meat and vegetables. Favorites include the Foie Gras Mi-Cuit with Piment D’Espelette, Camembert cheese, Hot Smoked Salmon with Beetroot, Quail Eggs, Potato Crêpe and Truffle Butter, Peppered Beef Fillet with Parsley Root Fondant, Raisin Mustard and Crème Fraiche and a flavorful Brillant-Savarin Salad with Pear, Red Endive, Honey and Poppyseed.

Blanchett is open from Monday through Saturday 12 until 11 pm and on Sundays from noon until 9 pm. Bookings can be made online.

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