La Trompette

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Modern European
La Trompette is owned by Nigel Platts-Martin and Bruce Poole, the partnership behind Chez Bruce in Wandsworth and The Glasshouse in Kew. It therefore serves some of the best food in London but without the formality or prices associated with the capital's top end establishments.The comfortable and stylish dining room is a vibrant, busy and friendly place to be with service that is highly professional yet relaxed and informal.

From the outset La Trompette has been showered with accolades, a reflection of the love, care and energy that is invested in the restaurant by the dedicated team behind it. La Trompette was awarded a Michelin star in 2008.
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T
London
19 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent cuisine and efficient and discreet service. Highly recommend.

FD
London
3 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really great meal, reasonably priced for a three course French menu and service was just excellent. There was a small mix up with our order, and to make up for it we got a complimentary extra course and two glasses of wine, they really went above and beyond. Recommend the venison and the pork, they were fantastic!

BB
London
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 3

I've eaten in La Trompette before and the food was amazing!! Though the waiter kept filling out glasses and we unintentionally became drunk. Overall very good.

This time the main course was salty and slightly burnt and did not taste good. They didn't charge me for it but I didn't think the food was outstanding overall.

Plus the waiters kept coming over to try and take our order, a bit too pushy for me. I'm in no hurry to return.

GM
London
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The food and service were both fantastic, however our table was far too close to the table next door. We could hear their conversation more clearly than our own. Extremely off putting. That said, the gaps between most of the other tables seemed okay, so I think we were unlucky.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Not been for a couple of years but it was excellent. Way above average food with all 3 courses extremely good.

S
London
4 reviews
Dined on 3 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have been to a number of Michelin starred restaurants around the world but La Trompette is my favourite. The food is always great and there is no airs and graces. Service is honest and fantastic selection of wines.

AE
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This was my fourth visit to la Trompette, bringing along friends from the Netherlands and we were all very impressed with the quality of the food and the service
We had a really wonderful evening and I will surely be back!

MA
Surrey
4 reviews
Dined on 30 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

La Trompette never disappoints. We had a wonderful night celebrating a birthday, thoroughly enjoying the tasting menu and accompanying wines. Food was excellent and the menu really thoughtfully put together and contained some interesting surprises. We also really appreciated the introductions to the various wines, which gave just the right level of information. Service was friendly and impeccable.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 2

I am a regular client at this restaurant and have always enjoyed my meals there. On this occasion, the service was poor at best. I had to call over he sommelier to order pre supper drinks after waiting a good half hour with no service. The waiting staff were inexperienced and served up the incorrect bread despite asking three times which one we wanted. Although the food was delicious, the evening was unmemorable.

d
London
10 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always good. Always a reliable venue for a business dinner.

BM
London
5 reviews
Dined on 26 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great evening to be sitting outside. The service has always been great. This is the best restaurant in Chiswick. The reason why it has 4 out 5 was that the wait for unusually long between first and main. The main was good but usually they are exceptional. Regardless I will go back.

K
San Francisco
22 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything about La Trompette was superior. The food and service were amazing. The personal service, friendliness and professionalism was fop notch

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Service initially rather poor. When I complained they really sorted it out and made up for a bad first 30 mins.
Food was excellent - the cheese plate was superb

DB
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service, food and ambiance. It deserves the Michelin star and more. Staff went the extra mile in meeting a late request for a birthday ‘cake’ - all done discretely and with good taste.

CP
London
6 reviews
Dined on 20 August 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Very good menu choice and extensive wine list with some good value tucked away.

RT
London
12 reviews
Dined on 19 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent in every way

OT
London
6 reviews
Dined on 17 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Meeting family
Excellent food and service as always

MP
London
7 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My husband chose La Trompette as the venue where would celebrate our 1st wedding anniversary.We had an excellent lunch, we were looked after graciously and we will definitely not wait another 12 months before returning .

k
London
2 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Just dependably delicious and compared to so many places. Great value

AL
London
8 reviews
Dined on 15 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

This is the sort of place one goes to for a special occasion and it was special. Let's start with the food which was outstanding. Helpings were of average size but all tasted delicious and were not the sort of thing you would cook at home. Really very special. The service, especially the wine service was a bit slow and as our wine was in a cooler a few yards away we couldn't just pour it. Something that could be improved. The ambience was calm and full of somewhat older genteel folk from Chiswick. We were celebrating a wedding anniversary and La Trompette gained bonus points for bringing us some extra nibbles at the end on a plate with congratulations written in chocolate. So, for a special occasion, I would recommend this one, especially for the food.

BB
1 review
Dined on 15 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Perfect lunch as always. I can’t eat any gluten and the staff and kitchen made sure I didn’t have any! Our favourite had to be the chocolate at the end of our meal

B
London
5 reviews
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always an excellent meal. Our favourite London restaurant. Will be back again when we next stay in London.

MM
London
7 reviews
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Firstly I have to say, we LOVE La Trompette, it is our favourite restaurant, however our meal on Saturday evening was underwhelming sadly.
There were the touches of the usual brilliance, the warm homemade bread with seriously delicious French salted butter, excellent pre-dinner drinks, smiley friendly staff and greetings.
The starters at the table were all delicious and lots of sharing went on, however when our mains came, my suckling pig was just warm, not hot, but if someone had touched the table at that point, I would have sent it back to heat it up.
Desert was where the wheels fell off the usual quality, 3 of us ordered cheese, always good and a great selection, our friend ordered the Millefeuille which came out overcooked and burnt along the edge pieces, how this was sent out by the kitchen we couldn't fathom, we did complain and it was whisked away with no question, a second choice desert came out, a Mascavado sugar custart tart, was nice in flavour, but too warm so the custard had split a bit, the waiter then bought out another complimentary desert to the table, this was a peach crumble soufflé, perfectly cooked and melt in your mouth, but you couldn't taste the peach.
Overall, we didn't have our best night at La Trompette, we still love it, and will go back...

GH
London
2 reviews
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An absolutely fantastic evening, company and perfect food.

YA
London
14 reviews
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb as ever. Seven of us for a Saturday lunch.
Every item we had was outstanding, the staff were fantastic.
By no means cheap, but worth it for the very occasional mildly extravagant splurge.
Right up there with the best, without any of the OTT pretensiousness.
Of course, we'll be back.

G
London
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great meal with excellent service. I would ease off on the butter a bit though

WB
Surrey
2 reviews
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

La Trompette is always a great value evening and the service and team make you feel very welcome and special and they delivery excellent service
my guests said was too difficult to choose what on menu as so much to that they liked
Always a good choice

c
London
3 reviews
Dined on 5 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Good lunchtime menu and excellent food...a lovely place to have a celebratory meal with friends.

OT
London
25 reviews
Dined on 4 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good place for a Sunday lunch, very good food and wine list. Attentive service. Highly recommend it

H
London
5 reviews
Dined on 3 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always amazing. Tasting menu with wines just perfect in so many ways for a special occasion.

M
London
3 reviews
Dined on 2 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrated my wedding anniversary at this gorgeous restaurant that never fails to impress. Wonderful food and perfect, not over the top, service. Couldn't fault the whole experience.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb as usual

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BH
London
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Fantastic food cooked wonderfully. Their black pudding is delicious.

SP
London
5 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Delicious summery starters and varied puddings. A great neighbourhood restaurant

RM
London
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent well balanced menu with very good attentive service

TJ
Cincinnati
25 reviews
Dined on 25 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Lovely dinner. We had the tasting menu and wine pairing and everything was delicious. The first dish was a cured bream with a wasabi sauce. It took self control to not lick the bowl. My friend and I voted it the favorite of the night. Other dishes included a pasta with truffles, a light and tasty scallops dish, fall-apart short ribs, and dessert. The wines were well suited to their counterparts. It was a wonderful evening.

OT
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place has it all. Food worthy of its Michelin star, and service that is second to none.

CE
London
9 reviews
Dined on 25 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A cool room on the hottest day ever was a good start. The staff were attentive without being intrusive and the food was great.

H
London
14 reviews
Dined on 23 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Really an excellent dinner and a relief to be in a restaurant where you can actually hear what someone says. Notably good and fairly priced wine recommendation. Superb cuisine, if modest servings. Probably a good thing!

OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on 22 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great champagne.
Aubergine starter was delicious.
Cod and Turbot as main courses very good as well with a smoky octopus.
Wine is reasonable and diverse.
Good deserts as well.
One of the best restaurant in the area and a safe choice for business and private events

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