Charlotte's Bistro
Charlotte's Bistro

Charlotte's Bistro

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.charlottes.co.uk/
  • Phone: 02087423590x
  • Hours of Operation:

    Monday - Saturday Lunch: 12pm - 3pm
    Sunday: 12pm - 5pm
    Monday - Saturday Dinner: 6pm - 10:30pm
    Sunday: 5pm - 9pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: European, British
  • Executive Chef: Wesley Smalley
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Wine

Getting there

  • Public Transit: We are two minutes walk from Turnham Green Station. Come out of the station, turn left and walk about 100 yards almost to the end of Turnham Green Terrace. We are on the left hand side. That's it.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: There is plenty of Pay and Display in the area including on Turnham Green Terrace itself.
A word from Charlotte's Bistro
Charlotte’s Bistro has been Chiswick’s local hub since 2010, with an emphasis on bringing customers the best of British. Both the bar and kitchen focus on showcasing carefully selected produce using their skills to create great flavours without over complication.

Whether you are dropping in for a quick coffee, casual drinks or a 3 course meal Charlotte’s Bistro is the perfect place to discover great food and drink any time of day!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutstanding Value
Charlotte's Bistro reviews from OpenTable diners
241 reviews since 23 October 2013
Average Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service4.3
  • Ambience4
    Value3.9
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (136)special occasions (104)romance (83)business meals (69)sunday lunch (54)outstanding value (47)group bookings (40)good vegetarian options (29)brunch (23)pre/post theatre (23)child friendly (5)afternoon tea (4)outdoor eating (3)disabled access (1)Show More
  • Noisy and Unappealing Menu
    BizluncherVIP
    Dined on 18/10/2014
    Disappointed on many fronts. So noisy and such an uninspiring menu. Would not return.
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  • Very good quality of service
    Kittylove
    Dined on 16/10/2014
    We had a business dinner with guests from US and really enjoyed the quality of food and service. I will recommend this restaurant to anyone.
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    business meals
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Chiswick Treasure
    DandLK
    Dined on 13/10/2014
    Have been visiting Chiswick for years, from California. Fortunately, we have now discovered Charlotte's and will make dinner here a priority on future visits to London. The Market Menu was an amazing bargain, but the regular, a la carte menu is reasonable, as well. Enjoyed the fabulous beetroot salad and marinated salmon to start, and then the amazing Fish Pie (the simple name doesn't do it justice!) and lamb confit. They were accompanied by a delicious whiite Saumur and a pleasant Chianti. Love that you can also order wine by the carafe 375ml, from the excellent wine list. Service was friendly, accommodating, and knowledgable. Even the talented chef had time to talk with us. We had a fun, delicious evening and will return soon!
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, outstanding value, special occasions
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  • Rick1945
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Great value early evening reservation taking advantage of the fixed price offer. Good surroundings, attentive staff, highly enjoyable
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    fit for foodies, outstanding value, pre/post theatre
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  • Superb Dining
    eggplant
    Dined on 4/10/2014
    We would definitely recommend this place! Get the salmon marinated in gin--absolutely to die for! Our appetizers and mains were prepared with the greatest attention to detail. This is upscale dining and a great place for foodies. They will accommodate dietary adjustments. If you love cocktails--they have an extensive list. We stuck with wine and I must say we were quite pleased with our choices.
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    fit for foodies, romance
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As good second time round
    BJGDM
    Dined on 4/10/2014
    Same as last night! Great food, great service. Really go the extra mile in both areas to try to make sure their clients are enjoying themselves. Highly recommended!
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    fit for foodies
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  • amazing
    BJGDM
    Dined on 3/10/2014
    Had eaten here many times for lunch and been entirely bedazzled! The night time atmosphere was entirely different- very vibrant and excitable. The food as always was just incredible. It is a fantastic place! Highly recommended!
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable Friday night treat
    Baggiero
    Dined on 3/10/2014
    The wife and I had a lovely little Friday night ad-hoc diner a deux at Charlotte's Bistro - lovely well-pitched service, nice food, excellent cocktails to kick off. We are spoiled in having this gem within a short hop of our doorstep!
    Special Features:
    child friendly, fit for foodies, group bookings, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Early Dinner
    Tom2Eat
    Dined on 27/9/2014
    Charlotte's is good value any time, but the early dinner is especially so... as it includes a cocktail imagined by Freddy... The meats and fish are always fresh and very well prepared, with very tasty and interesting sauces/condiments. There are lovely deserts with excellent combinations of tastes and textures.
    Special Features:
    good vegetarian options, outstanding value, pre/post theatre, special occasions
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  • Fine dining
    Ancsatka
    Dined on 27/9/2014
    Fine dining without 5 star prices. Their special deals for set menu lunch/dinner is an amazing quality of food for a surprisingly low price. Cocktails are outstanding, specializing on high standard rums. They also run classes.
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    fit for foodies, outstanding value, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely food
    Sean
    Dined on 26/9/2014
    I visited here with my parents as somewhere to try out as I'm moving to the area soon. The service was relaxed and attentive. The food we ordered was amazing, great flavours and enjoyed by all. When we visited believe they were doing a slight change with the menus and offers which I hope will be clearer to understand when I next visit. Saying that thought the waitress clearly explained everything simply to ourselves prior to asking any questions. I do have to make comment about the duck which I had for my main. The duck came very easily off the bone-basically fell off it! I'm also not a fan of mash potato however this mash that was served with it was excellent. I never left a single bit on my plate!
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    disabled access, fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 21/9/2014
    Lovely bistro. All the staff were very attentive and extremely friendly. They allowed us to take as much time as we needed to order and were very helpful when answering questions about the menu. Food was very good. I would definitely go again.
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    group bookings, Sunday lunch
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  • Charlie
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    I have eaten many times at Charlotte's Bistro, and have had a consistently excellent experience every time. Interesting menu (changes monthly), with seasonal produce of the highest quality. I wouldn't go anywhere else!
    Special Features:
    business meals, good vegetarian options, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service
    couple
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    Our starter and main course was delicious.. service was excellent. Very attentive. Thank you
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    special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch time special
    LittleBear
    Dined on 29/8/2014
    We had the lunch time special - excellent price, choice and food. The inclusive glass of wine, we chose the wine, was lovely, smooth and rounded ( not cheap house plonk) . This is a restaurant not a "bistro" and the superb food reflects the use of seasonal ingredients by a team that cares and knows about food.
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    fit for foodies, outstanding value, special occasions
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  • Wonderful
    sarahJ
    Dined on 28/8/2014
    Truly charming from the attentive but relaxed service to the perfectly balanced food and drink. Having previously stopped in for beers and cocktails but not eaten, we were not surprised to find that the food was as interesting and tasty as the cocktails. Both the bar an restaurant have a lovely ambience and the staff are friendly but never intrusive. What was meant to be a quick casual mid-week dinner ended up feeling like a very romantic special occasion - we left full of delicious food and wine, glowing with satisfaction. Thoroughly recommend!
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    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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  • Lovely spot for a delicious meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 25/8/2014
    I was recommended to try Charlotte's Bistro through a friend who has lived in Chiswick for years, she highly recommnded it so I thought is try it for a family meal. I couldn't fault it, the food was delicious, service perfect. Great choices and good wine list. Definitely coming back!
    Special Features:
    brunch, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lived up to hype.
    ozfoodies
    Dined on 22/8/2014
    It's been getting a bit of press lately but did live up to the resultant expectations. Had one or two disappointing meals there in years gone by so had given it a wide berth. The welcome and initial service had me turned around before the starters arrived. Cracking W4 restaurant!
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    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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  • jrlowry
    Dined on 20/8/2014
    My wife and myself had a lovely lunch on the 20th August. It was brilliant.
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    fit for foodies, outstanding value
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  • Great, as always.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 14/8/2014
    Our 5th visit to Charlotte s Bistro and we are always very happy with the food and the service. The staff is extremly professional and friendly. We are moving back to Burgundy in France , but will come back when we come back to London. I would recommend the early diner offer as it will be quieter and you will get a nice apéritif with your menu.
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    business meals, outstanding value, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Special!
    fcdine
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Charlotte's never fails to disappoint! Food is sublime, great range of champagnes and wines to go with it, staff are very friendly and attentive and get the service balance just right. Great ambience and atmosphere - just a great place to go for that extra special something
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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  • Spectacular food
    Crystalbugg
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    I really enjoyed my dining experience at Charlottes Bistro. The portions were a fair size and I would highly recommend the beef bavette and the carrot cake- both were delicious. All the plates were also beautifully presented. The service was very good. The staff were friendly, professional and dealt well with our large group. We did the early dinner deal, 3 courses and a cocktail for £27. This was excellent value and as I enjoyed the food so much, I will definitely dine here again with or without the special offer.
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing food and great value
    HungryrabbitVIP
    Dined on 31/7/2014
    We had three sublime courses for £27, and I can't work out how they do it. The food is just lovely, portion sizes good, and with a free glass of wine as well it is an absolute steal!! Lovely service too.
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    fit for foodies, outstanding value, romance
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  • exc choice of well presented dishes
    robdin
    Dined on 26/7/2014
    A glass of Prosecco at £7 is slightly on the expensive side.The food (gin cured salmon, sea trout, duck liver mousse, potato dumplings and cauliflower, chocolate and earl grey tart, strawberries with burnt butter cream and vanilla) was excellent and very well presented. Staff is friendly and helpful.
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    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • gone downhill
    johnlaew
    Dined on 25/7/2014
    Asa regular customer I was appalled at the service we received this time round. The first waiter knew nothing of our booking and so told us to wait on the manager!. Having been sat by the manger we then waited 8 minutes or so to be offered any water/menu's etc. The waitress who served us knew nothing about any of the wines, When we finally chose our wine it was not available, twice. Both waitresses consistently walked past with very little interest.To top it all, I nearly lost a tooth on an olive stone in the tapenade. Terrible, terrible experience. Suffice to say this had this been our first time we would not go back, Chiswick has plenty of eating places. What a shame that one of our favourite places for lunch let us down so badly.
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    brunch
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  • perfect as always!
    DBLeaseVIP
    Dined on 22/7/2014
    Charlotte's is our favourite West London restaurant. The quality of the food is perfect - local and in season. The service is outstanding: that perfect balance between professionalism and friendliness. I would recommend it wholeheartedly.
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    fit for foodies, good vegetarian options
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  • LOVE, LOVE, LOVED IT!
    luxevolupte
    Dined on 15/7/2014
    We visited Charlotte's Bistro midweek recently and had one of the most enjoyable evenings we have had. Food was amazing, service impeccable and a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Recommend the pate starter (if the still have it, menu changes often) was one of the best starters I have ever had (and only mildly fond of pate usually). My fiancé's meal was as wonderful as my own and we will DEFINITELY be regulars here. We live in Chiswick but definitely worth travelling to if you don't. Our new favourite!
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    fit for foodies, group bookings, romance, special occasions
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  • Go Gogo
    cg574
    Dined on 15/7/2014
    From the time we entered the restaurant to the time we left, there was nothing amiss, service topnotch, amazing food, Michelin starred would say, service outstanding, paying attention to customer , will be back again soon please leave space for the carrot cake.
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    business meals, outdoor eating, outstanding value, romance, special occasions
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  • Great little spot...
    eatingoutismyhobby
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    I had read and seen a few reviews for Charlottes bistro and they all seemed positive, so wanted to see for myself and I'm pleased to say that it lived up to expectation. Had three courses and a good bottle of white wine and it came in at the expected suggested value per person and was certainly worth it. When you go, make sure you save room for the carrot cake... it's superb.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Second time around
    lucillet
    Dined on 1/7/2014
    I first came to Charlotte's Bistro two years ago for a birthday lunch on a Sunday, had a lovely time, and had been looking forward to going back ever since. This time was again for my birthday. Food was delicious both times. I had emailed ahead of booking to check that my wheat intolerance would not be an issue. When I got to the restaurant they printed out a menu that was edited to only include the things I could eat - a nice touch. I had the pan fried sea bream with squid ink and Brixham crab. It tasted of the sea and the bream skin was so crisp - tasty! Was served with beans and samphire which I had never had before. Dessert was cherry sorbet and a fruit salad, perfect with deep cherry flavour and very refreshing way to end the meal.
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    group bookings, outstanding value, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Delicious lunch!
    Francophile
    Dined on 30/6/2014
    Lunch a deux on a quiet Monday. Excellent service and really delicious food. Suspect it is much more lively in the evening but was a lovely lunch escape.
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    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love the Gins
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 21/6/2014
    Went here for a Saturday evening meal. Busy restaurant with a nice choice of fresh, seasonal dishes. Good wine selection, although some are very pricey in proportion to the price of the menu. Chocolate & Earl Grey was very enjoyable. Afterwards we moved to the bar, to try some of the flavoured gins; Anise, Rhubarb, Beetroot, Limoncello, yummy! The bar staff have a good knowledge of drinks and the restaurant staff very pleasant too.
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  • Lovely dinner
    CharlotteS
    Dined on 21/6/2014
    We went for their early dinner before heading to the George IV down the road for their comedy night. The food and service at Charotte's Bistro was fab. Under £27 for three great courses and any drink of your choice. The food was lovely, and interesting. The service was excellent. Really enjoyed it.
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    fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 19/6/2014
    The staff was very friendly and we enjoyed the atmosphere. Unfortunately the quality of the mains very poor, 2 of 4 were undercooked and fatty. The dessert was very tasty.
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  • great cocktails!
    ladieswholovetodine
    Dined on 14/6/2014
    Whilst the cocktails, ambience and service were excellent, the food was just "good". The portions are quite small. Fine for a table of ladies but if we'd invited the men they would have gone hungry.
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    fit for foodies, group bookings, pre/post theatre, special occasions
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  • A great deal
    K4pl4n
    Dined on 13/6/2014
    We had a great meal, the food was very good and very nicely presented. The icing on the cake was the earl-bird deal which made it very good value.
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    fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A little Gem
    Whispacat
    Dined on 13/6/2014
    The freshness and choice of food was very refreshing. Highly recommend the seabass and an unusual doughnut and apple dessert that I had to finish. Recommeded to a freind straight away
    Special Features:
    brunch, business meals, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, outstanding value, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A lovely intimate restaurant
    Whispacat
    Dined on 13/6/2014
    This was a pleasant surprise just minutes away from Turnham Green Station.. A bubbly atmosphere, attentitive staff who were helpful and responsive. Some lovely wines and the meals on offer exceeded our expectations. The Salmom starter was delightful with a lovely ginger infusion. The seabass, mouthwatering with an unusual mix of green vegetable. The lemon meringue was delightful and unsually presented (not a traditional one but never the less delicious
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, outstanding value, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Beautiful seasonal food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 12/6/2014
    Lovely spring/summer menu with knowledgeable servers who were happy to discuss menu choices and wine pairings with us while remaining discreet and unobtrusive. Delicious food, would definitely go back again.
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    fit for foodies, romance
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  • consistently excellent
    foodieJ
    Dined on 12/6/2014
    Always lovely service with a constantly changing menu delivering well judged food combinations executed to a high standard at a more than reasonable price. A local gem.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, group bookings, outstanding value, romance
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    I would recommend this to a friend.