On the menu: a unique blend of Anglo-Saint-Lucian cuisine; contemporary dishes influenced by the West Indies and Britain, with roasted cacao beans used as a subtle savoury spice and garnish – just as they had been in the centuries before chocolate was invented – as well as the rich, deep heart of desserts.
As part of our ongoing efforts to create a serene and safe dining experience for our guests, we’ve embraced another echelon of safety standards for our restaurant:
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- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waiting staff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
White Chocolate Mash
Shouldn't work, but it does. Addictive
Hereford Beef Yorkshire Pudding**
A starter that boasts a roast. Yorkshire pudding on a velvety cacao and red wine reduction, filled with white chocolate mash. 24-hour cacao nib marinated Hereford flank beef is seared rare for exceptional flavour
Chocolate and Cherry Opera Gateau**
Opulent layers of light chocolate mousse, cherry purée and Madagascan vanilla sponge. Topped with a kirsch soaked cherry and 70% dark ganache
As always, a fantastic meal in one of the best restaurants in London, though with a shorter menu then I remember from previous visits, presumably due to COVID.
Lovely food from starter to coffee, well worth the visit
I like to call this place "posh-casual." It has a nice vibe to it, great service, delicious food and drinks, and is in a great location for your after-meal walk, as it's located smack-dab in the middle of Borough Market. It does tend to get a little pricey, but for a special occasion or business lunch, I'd say it's well-worth the splurge.
Lovely restaurant, staff were great and food was insane.
We sat in the outdoor terrace and it was so cosy!
Fab dinner on the terrace. Covid safe. The food is fine dining but great portions and absolutely divine and service with a smile (even behind a mask). A gem in London Bridge. If you haven't been before, what are you waiting for......book now!!!!!
Great dinner, fantastic food, friendly staff. Some very tasty wine on the wine list.
Great food, great drinks and lovely staff.
Great food & service as always! shame we were outside as the market was closing and was noisy but other than that a great evening.
We had a great table looking out over the market and there was an excellent atmosphere in the restaurant. The food was excellent and the best part was the service which was outstanding, made us feel at home, nothing was too much trouble! Thanks for a great evening and we will be back once the lockdown is over. Stay safe everyone!
Lovely cheese and chocolate board with our bubbly. Definitely recommend!
Wish they give discount to VIP card holders ;)
We had an amazing time! Celebrated an anniversary there and it was really good
Delicious food, excellent service, lovely outside terrace.
Fantastic. Wonderful food and cocktails. The pulled pork pitons starter especially was stunning. Thank you Rabot!
Food was excellent and the service was fantastic.
Gabriella gets special mention, excellent and engaging server - thank you. The food remarkably well prepared, flavoursome, and presented. I am always looking for an experience that pushes the boundaries of excellence, Rabot 1745 did not disappoint.
Amazing meal as per usual such amazing flavours and such a special place to be!
Our trip to Rabot 1745 was one of the most rewarding and well-worth experiences out I've had in a long time.
The staff are very friendly, and attentive, but not in a nuisance sort of way.
The food was outstanding, there was a lot of attention to detail in its presentation, and the food tasted delicious.
The drinks fit the same description as the above, they looked beautiful and were very tasty!
The ambience was also wonderful as it was outside and on a terrace that look onto Borough Market, it was peaceful and relaxing, but also had a buzzing atmosphere about it because of the market. The terrace was lovely and we weren't cold at all as there were also heaters.
The comms before my visit were also great via direct messaging Instagram as well.
I couldn't recommend Rabot 1745 anymore, please go!
The service was very efficient and we received our food orders quite quickly.
The only down side was having our evening ended early and we felt like we were being rushed out of the door.
But we're aware it's due to the latests restrictions, which are outside of the restaurants control.
Otherwise we had a lovely time and will be back.
Slow service. I really wanted desert but by the time they got around to taking my order it was late and I wanted to leave. We were sitting in the terrace and on three occasions we had to go inside to find a staff member to take our order. Food was nice, though slightly over-priced for what it was and you expect good service for those prices. The decor and atmosphere was really nice.
Very nice food. Bit quiet but we went at a quiet time (Friday brunch). Good service. V v good hot chocolate
Excellent food, lovely heated outdoor terrace. Will definitely go back!
Had the most delicious meal, even better were the desserts! Absolutely recommend this restaurant. Our waiter Carlos was extremely attentive and just gave a superb service. Thank you!
We had a great night. Toastie warm sitting in the roof terrace
Simply stunning. The food was amazing, service was great, we had a wonderful time and can't wait to return.
Great setting (perfect undercover, heated, outside tables) and lovely service. The “chocolate in everything” approach to the menu is a bit wacky and not for everyone. I enjoyed everything but wouldn’t make it a regular stop.
Really amazing, I have been here for Breakfast before twice and never dinner. It was actually great having the booth chairs/sofa because of Covid restrictions. It meant that it was private for me and my date. The food and service was outstanding, and I already recommended to my friend and I'm a local and I will definitely be back to support my local restaurant. The waitress was lovely and attentive and welcoming. We had a wonderful time and can't wait to come back. :-)
This place is great - the setting is lovely on the mezzanine overlooking the market. The food is very different and done extremely well would definitely visit again
Excellent friendly service and delicious food. Good value for money too.
Fantastic meal! The best burger my partner has ever had. Chocolate heaven. Thank you so much for having us!
Excellent food imbued with chocolate, with cocktails & rum tailored to enhance flavours. Courteous & helpful staff, well worth a visit for a special occasion.
After seeing Ansley Harriet’s Caribbean Kitchen in which he visited Rabot in St Lucia. They cooked Chocolate mash!
I was so happy when they said there is a restaurant in London!
My friend and I visited and were not disappointed.
I highly recommend Rabot 1745
Great food, brilliant and friendly waiting staff. The staff give really good recommendations.
Great, espresso martini very good
We had a wonderful evening. Lovely menu with very imaginative flavours. The staff was lovely and arranged an earlier booking for us so we could have plenty time before curfew. A great evening overall I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the place and come back myself
Been here before few years ago so decided it was time for a re-visit.
As before, the food was superb and served beautifully.
Good choice of wines and other drinks too.
I did feel that the interior, although fine, was looking a little tired but that should not deter you from giving it a try if you haven't been before.
Overall, the food was amazing and if all elements of the booking were at this level, I would have given 5 stars.
I think what lets this place down is elements of the service.
On arrival, we had to queue on the stairs behind people who had no reservations and as a result we had to wait for about 10 minutes. When we reached the top, they took the reservation name and seated us outside on the terrace. I had specified at booking that we wanted to be seated inside. We decided to take the outside seating hoping it would be nice, but unfortunately it was freezing. We asked to be moved inside but were told that all tables were taken. We were moved to another table which was under a heater and a was a bit less exposed to wind which was an improvement.
However, I felt like we missed out on sitting inside as this was a meal for my birthday. This had been mentioned in the booking but there was no acknowledgment of it. It wasn't only colder outside but the noise from Borough market closing down took away from the ambience.
After this incident, our waiter was really attentive and tried to make the experience nice.
I think the food is what's best about this place. It was amazing. The bread with the dips, the pitons starter, the chicken, the mac n cheese, the sides of fries and mashed potatoes and the desserts were all great. Normally I can't do a 3 course meal but everything was nice and light and didn't make me feel as uncomfortable as other 3 course meals.
I really missed the white praline soother I had at the bar previously but my margarita was really nice too.
Overall, a good experience but I would definitely suggest to people that have booked inside to reinforce this when seated and not accept outside seating as it's unlikely to be allowed to change.
I was really impressed by Rabot 1745! The food was delicious and they were very good at catering for special diets. The service was also very good, particularly considering the new rule that they had to close by 10pm. Would highly recommend!
It was a lovely experience and would love to come back again please send me any offers that come up
Great selection on menu, with cacao in all the items.
Took my partner here for her birthday and it was brilliant. Service was outstanding and the food is creative and delicious.
Rabot 1745 is rated 4.7 stars by 1905 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.