Bellevue Restaurant

4.4
847 reviews
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French
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  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
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Set in an old green house near London’s Wandsworth Common, Bellevue is a Gallic gem serving French cuisine to delighted local residents, everything is cooked on site and naturally follows each season. the menu features a Foie Gras selection as well as a selection of great aged beef cuts. BELLEVUE is by the guys from GAZETTE so expect some great brunch items, revisited Benedicte, a Full Bennet omelette etc. As you look out over the cricket green, Wandsworth Common is a step away, the décor here reflects its surrendings: bright, green, with wood-panelled walls and charming French country details, all set under an antique wrought iron and glass ceiling. Bellevue is also a destination for “al fresco” enthusiasts and offers comfortable terrace dining. Prices are astonishingly reasonable and you’ll soon find yourself in no position to deny a chocolate fondant for dessert or hear the stories on cheeses from the “terroirs” of France.

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JC
London
4 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

We all enjoyed dinner here if found it a tad pricy. Being charged for two lots of bread seemed a little mean but overall a very pleasant experience with good food.

Bellevue Restaurant
Responded 4 days ago

Dear JacquelineC, Many thanks for taking the time to review us, we’re glad that you’ve enjoyed your time with us at Bellevue restaurant. We’ve noted your feedback on the bread being charged, and we’re very much looking forward to seeing you again. The Bellevue Team

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GB
London
1 review
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had an absolutely delicious meal at Bellevue. Great food, amazing service, fantastic wine. Will definitely go back!

Bellevue Restaurant
Responded on 10 April 2019

Hi GeorginaB, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and for such a great score. We’re so happy that you had a great time with us at our restaurant. Very much looking forward to seeing you soon. The Bellevue Restaurant Team 🙏😁

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B
London
8 reviews
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Pleasant feeling local villagey restaurant on first impression. Main dishes were fine but then dessert took about 30 minutes with some of the ingredients not being available and Rum Baba being incredibly dry and overpowering. Service also ground to a halt as it got busier.

Bellevue Restaurant
Responded on 5 April 2019

Dear Bmnj, Thank you for having the time to review us and we’re very sorry about our dessert not being what it should have been, a moist and moorish Rum Baba not a dry one. I must admit that some confusion did happen and you got served a poor example of a Rum Baba. We certainly hope to see you soon so we can make it up to you.

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EH
London
1 review
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful food with excellent service. We were made to feel really special and we will definitely be back!

Bellevue Restaurant
Responded on 1 April 2019

Hello Eleanor, Many thanks for taking the time to review us and thank you for a great score. We’re so happy you’ve enjoyed your time with us and we’re very much looking forward to seeing you soon. The Bellevue Restaurant Team 🙏😀

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M
London
4 reviews
Dined on 17 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and charming staff. Couldn't have been more obliging. Lovely table and we could hear each other speak which nowadays is rare!

Bellevue Restaurant
Responded on 22 March 2019

Many thanks for taking the time to review us and we’re so happy you had a great time with us. We’re very much looking forward to seeing you soon. The Bellevue Team

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AS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an absolutely lovely evening and meal here. The service was excellent and the food delicious, i would strongly recommend.

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DT
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 3

A busy valentine's night, but we have eaten here a few times before.

The main issue is the service feels unorganized and is quite slow. We booked a table several days in advance and turned up at a rather late slot of 9pm. We were sat down at precisely 9pm but had to wait over half an hour before anyone took our order (from a set menu). Our drinks then took another 10-15mins to come. We were happy to wait on the food as we know the food here is great, and once our order was in and we started receiving things, everything arrived in good time. It is really the initial time frame from sitting down to ordering and receiving drinks which cause the customer to feel like they have been forgotten. If you could take their order within 5 minutes of arriving and just explain that there will be a wait because you are busy, at least the customer will feel like they have their order in the system and will be happy to wait with just the drinks.

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MG
London
1 review
Dined on 10 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Belated 10th Anniversary treat for our friends

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KD
London
48 reviews
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Another great meal at this little gem of a restaurant in Wandsworth. The beef and dauphinois were cooked perfectly, wine an excellent match and the cheese trolley rounded of the meal excellently. I’ll definitely be back again.

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AJ
London
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I'm afraid it was bitterly disappointing. We arrived a couple of minutes after our 8pm booking. At 8:30 we were finally invited to order drinks. We said we'd like to order food too, but were told there were tables ahead of us and that we couldn't - which struck me as a rude way of phrasing it. Of the dozen or so occupied tables, only one had food and two had wine. I appreciate 8:00pm on Saturday is peak time, but a restaurant should have the staff to cover, or at least plonk some bread and water down if they couldn't take a drinks or food order. We wound up going next door. I've booked many restaurants through Opentable and have never left a review before as service and food is usually fine.

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F
London
8 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Another lovely meal at Bellevue. It never disappoints. Charming service, imaginative but authentically French food, carefully chosen wine list

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Houston
5 reviews
Dined on 27 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great food in a quirky place. Totally surprised about this one!

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S
London
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great ambiance, excellent service (even though they said they were short on staff that evening, we certainly didn't notice it), fantastic food and good value. Have lived in the area for sometime but only just discovered Bellevue and will definitely return for a date night as we did before or with friends, and will be highly recommending to others.

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CW
London
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A lovely little place with amazing food and service. We happened into a very quiet time, and had the place to ourselves. Everywhere you look are interesting things, and the service had a nice touch of French countryside to it. The staff bend over backwards to ensure allergen information is accurate, and service is lovely.

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AH
London
3 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good food. New Years Eve dinner. Expensive with the alcohol but definitely worth it. Very tasty and creative food.

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S
1 review
Dined on 25 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

First time visitor on Christmas Day. frankly, I was bored of cooking at Christmas and wanted to be pampered. Wish granted!

Staff were super friendly, and went out of their way to make our experience enjoyable. The restaurant is intimate and non-pretentious. Fabulous wine list. Food was freshly cooked, innovative and tasty. We met the chef who was also lovely.

They catered to my sisters gluten free diet and provided a full vegan menu as tasty as the non-vegan.

For a 5 course meal at Christmas, the price was more than reasonable.

I didn’t expect too much as Christmas can be a time for receiving mediocre food at extortionate prices, but this experience has definitely launched a new tradition. Will definitely be back soon.

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H
Berlin
5 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We’ve been regulars at Bellevue since it opened as Mini Mundus about 13 years ago, it’s one of our favourites in the area. The cooking has become more ambitious over the last couple of years and it’s now really accomplished. The service as ever is excellent. Highly recommended.

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K
London
12 reviews
Dined on 18 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Although we were apprehensive when we first arrived as there were no other diners, the food was outstanding and the service was excellent. I would highly recommend this restaurant. It’s well worth a visit.

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F
London
4 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

great place with top chef. Inventive, creative. Always something new to try.

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HR
London
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Can't believe the restaurant has been going 4 years and this is my first visit!!!!!!!
Can't recommend it more highly and can't wait to go again 💕
Delicious xxxxxx

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 19 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and service. Just a tiny bit cold in restaurant

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 15 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and fantastic service

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F
London
8 reviews
Dined on 8 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

As ever, lovely food, good wine, such nice service. It has to be one of the nicest all round experiences in the area.

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SB
London
7 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

The food was good without being outstanding. Very classic french but still with a a few touches of surprise. The place itself is relaxing and comfortable. Don’t look for excitement but find a pleasing and comforting experience.

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SL
London
33 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We dined at Bellevue on Saturday night for our friendship anniversary. Even though it took ages to drive to the restaurant due to the fireworks, the journey was worth it. The food presentation is the success of each dish therefore making it so tempting to try all the dishes on the menu. We tried the special fish dish and it was very well executed.
This little gem is highly recommended for all occasions.

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R
London
19 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Excellent local restaurant. Lovely staff and great food.

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K
London
4 reviews
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

I'd read the reviews for this restaurant, and have passed this gorgeous restaurant on a few occasions so decided to go for my birthday meal.
The food was delicious (although the quail could do with a little more sauce/dressing), the wine and cocktails were fab however the service was what made the experience. The staff were very helpful, welcoming and a happy bunch. Great local restaurant!

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RM
London
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Been here several times now and it has always been great. Food is fantastic, service is great - can’t reallt fault it. Nice enough for a special occasion but not too expensive for every day dining.

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FM
Oxford
3 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

Great food and we were having a great night until one of our party knocked a bottle out of a very badly located wine rack. We weee not being boisterous in any way. My friend simply leaned back on his chair and dislodged the wine bottle that smashed on the tile floor.
The staff cleared it up and then we were asked to if not pay for it, at least contribute. We were told the bottle was worth £125. We felt this was not our in anyway and refused, paid the bill and left with a sour taste in our mouths.
The irony is we were about to order desserts, coffee and more alcohol which would have added quite a bit to the bill.
A shame our nigt was soured.

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AB
London
1 review
Dined on 22 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely little gem in Wandsworth. Went here on a recommendation and would definitely go back again.
Fantastic food, lovely ambiance, professional attentive staff.

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TB
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An excellent evening meal at Bellevue. Perfect ambiance and delicious food, with a genuine attention to detail in flavours and presentation. Helpful and friendly service. You will not be disappointed.

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B
London
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 5

Waited 50 mins for starter and another 50 mins for a main meal.local if good approach in entering place waited 10 mins for bottle of water requested, anc lnly11 in restaurant in addition to us 2 diners.what a shame

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RB
London
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Classic French food, very high standard, quiet and ambient place. High end food delivered in a relaxed fashion by attentive, friendly but unassuming staff. Been here for years, been great for years.

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AP
London
1 review
Dined on 25 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Second visit to the Bellevue and once again blown away by the delicious food and lovely atmosphere. Our friends were visiting from a jersey and are big foodies so the pressure was on and they were really impressed. Will definitely be coming back and recommending to friends and family

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m
London
4 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Great atmosphere and ambience for a romantic dinner out. Very well presented food.

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EP
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and a lovely time for our wedding anniversary

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KD
London
48 reviews
Dined on 14 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Another excellent lunch at Bellevue. We had the chateaubriand. It was perfectly cooked and the sides were excellent accompaniments. The puddings were also great. The cheese trolley is fabulous. The wine list as ever leaves one spoilt for choice. The Bordeaux we had was perfect with the beef.

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RA
London
71 reviews
Dined on 12 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I love this place. Really great food and service. Perfect for a family lunch

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LM
London
8 reviews
Dined on 25 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The outside area to this restaurant was divine for a hot summers evening it felt like we were in Paris.
The inside of this restaurant is captivating and I would definitely have an event dinner at this venue.
The service was impeccable and came with mini French lessons.
Food was so amazing I see my pics and description.
I can’t wait to go back.

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ST
London
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What an amazing, authentic restaurant. Will be returning soon. Faultless and fine, fine dining at it’s finest!

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