The French Table

4.8
2855 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Modern European
Top tags:
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Fit for Foodies
You can expect a warm welcome at The French Table. Seasonal changing menus using top quality ingredients carefully sourced from a small team of suppliers.

For all Private Dining enquiries, please email zoe@thefrenchtable.co.uk
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Modern European, French
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Hours of Operation
Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday 12:00-2.30pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday 7-10.30pm
Dinner: Friday & Saturday 6.30-10.30pm
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Phone number
020 8399 2365
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Eric Guignard
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Public Transit
Rail: Surbiton
Additional
BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Private Room
What 2855 People Are Saying
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RH
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lively food service and ambience. I would certainly recommend a visit

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MB
London
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous restaurant ..... always great food and great service. Nowhere better in SW London!

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JB
London
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

It’s expensive but the food was incredible good and the service was outstanding. It’s worthy going at least once if you are a foodie

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AG
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous time to celebrate our wedding anniversary - amazing food, wonderful staff and a fabulous ambience. Lots of choice on the menu and strong wine pairing from the staff. We'll be back again soon!

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C
Oxford
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our first visit to celebrate wife's birthday; Two glasses of prosecco on the house. Glad we booked well in advance as restaurant full on a Thursday night. Menu choice is not vast but each of us managed to find something to our taste and did not need any additional veg. Wine choice extensive and as we were driving we went for a couple of glasses rather than whole bottle. Service was attentive without being overpowering. Would certainly visit again.

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NH
London
10 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always a great meal and great service and a great welcome! Many thanks to all concerned.

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DC
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent flavours and ingredients. Good menu choice and great value for lunch of this quality. Service and presentation good. Only slight negative-wines over-priced. Lunch £50 per head with wine and coffee.

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S
London
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding ambiance and food. Ingredients fresh and well sourced.However the overwhelming recommendation is the chef and his beautiful food presentation and mixture of flavours.
This is a wonderful restaurant.

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W
London
8 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The French Table is a fantastic local favourite. The menu is super value for the quality that you get, with a diverse and reasonable wine list to accompany it!

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BM
London
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

A lovely gem of a restaurant more akin to eating in a large welcoming dinning hall. Fabulous food great deserts and highly recommended just delightful establishment for a business lunch or evening meal.

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NT
London
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We regularly dine at The French Table the food and the customer care are exceptional.

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L
London
2 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have been to The French Table several times, even though we don't live in the area. It's worth the journey as the food and service is consistently excellent.

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J
London
2 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A wonderful birthday meal with friends. The food was delicious, as always. The staff were friendly but discrete, always aware of our needs. I cannot praise this restaurant highly enough and would recommend it to anyone who wants to celebrate a special occasion!

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JM
London
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

2nd visit to this wonderful restaurant and just as the first time an excellent meal. We had the set lunch, which was wonderful and very good value for money. The staff are friendly and professional. We will be back for sure.

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GK
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We have been to The French Table many times and never been disappointed with the food or the pleasant service. We use it for all special occasions. The food is well presented, a feast for the eye as well as the mouth. I have recommended this restaurant to friends and never had a bad report.

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p
London
5 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

A very good restaurant with good ambiance and pleasant staff. Our service was a tad slow but they did have a private function upstairs, which presumably stretched them.

Only one real criticism: out of a choice of about five starters - three had foi gras as an ingredient. I personally don't like foi gras but a lot of people would not wish to eat it as a matter of conscience (as the ducks are force fed).

A better choice of starters I think would be worth the restaurant considering.

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KJ
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were celebrating my 50th Birthday. We were welcomed by name and each member of staff wished me happy birthday. The menu was personalised and they had decorated the table. Felt very special. The food was outstanding and we will definitely return

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S
Brighton
6 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another wonderful visit to The French Table for a fabulous lunch. Outsanding food, wine and service. Cannot wait for the next visit.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and great service... would recommend to anyone 👍🏻

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

Fabulous!!

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P
London
5 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The French Table always services delicious food so couldn't fault anything. If I had to recommend which course is always better than the rest, I couldn't. Whether its the starters, main or dessert they are always all excellent.

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OT
London
7 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another fantastic meal at The French Table. Three delicious courses, fabulous cocktails and great wine. Service was perfect. We will return given it is our favourite place to eat.

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m
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

An extremely pleasant evening with wonderful food and service. We chose the tasting menu with wine pairing. The food was excellent and although we found the wine information very full and explanatory we both felt disappointed in the wines themselves only liking the last three, that's not a complaint as the wines were fine but both of the white wines we felt could have been better.

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CC
London
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never fails to impress and delight. A really special place.

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SW
London
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We have been regulars at this restaurant for many years and have never had a bad course, let alone a bad meal. The French Table is simply excellent and I recommend it unreservedly. You will not be disappointed!

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J
London
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Friendly service, made to feel welcome, super food very well presented, especially the cherry soufflé!

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LK
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I thoroughly enjoyed my meal at The French Table. The food was outstanding and the staff were wonderful.
The food is very reasonably priced but the wine a little pricey. I will be going back.

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G
Surrey
2 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

As a family of four we enjoyed a beautiful ly cooked and presented meal for a birthday celebration. The menu was wide ranging and there was a good selection of wines. The service was friendly and attentive. Thank you. We look forward to our next visit.

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B
London
3 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Have been here many times and it has always been excellent, it only gets good this time as one part of my meal was disappointing - had loin of pork which I expected to be tender but it was really hard to cut, chewy and the fat around it was very flabby. The crust on it was delicious. I think I just got unlucky here as all other courses were excellent and they offered free desserts which we declined (instead we had them and paid for them - I did not complain, merely pointed out the issue and I did not send back so in no way expected compensation) I hope that this was just a one off.

The reason for writing this slightly negative review is because I am a little wary that things might slip here at The French Table - there were a one or two new faces front of house and there was a boy of about 10 years old who was serving. I don't have a problem with any of that, he did a good job, but I hope it is not an indication that things are slipping for what has been a consistently good restaurant. I still recommend it and when I go again, I hope to go back to giving it 5 stars.

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BH
London
2 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We all loved it - all six of us foodies and will certainly go again.

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S
London
2 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The French Table is consistently good; the food is sublime and the staff are always helpful with a professional and friendly balance of attentive.

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MH
London
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

An excellent experience - wonderful food, as usual, and great service. Thank you.

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HS
London
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went to French Table for lunch and loved absolutely everything about it. The food was incredible and the staff were welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable, but not intrusive. We will certainly return!

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T
London
2 reviews
Dined on 19 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never disappointed dining here. Sublime food & friendly top class service.

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CD
London
2 reviews
Dined on 19 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always... amazing. Never disappoints. Superb tasting match with excellent wines. Great service. Loved it.

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GC
Dorset
2 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service outstanding. We both had the tuna starter and the halibut main. The halibut was particularly good. Beautiful presentation of all dishes. Very friendly service, but not intrusive. I really enjoyed my chocolate, nut and pear dessert. The wine menu was extensive, although we had a carafe which was very good and excellent value for the quality.

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GH
London
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another lovely meal. Delicious food, knowledgable and friendly service, and charming ambience. Looking forward to the next time! Gabrielle Haskins

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PD
London
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely time for our anniversary. Very good food and wine.

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AB
London
2 reviews
Dined on 13 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful evening with super attentive service and very tasty food and wine. Will definitely return!

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D
London
86 reviews
Dined on 13 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This restaurant deservedly holds a top ratings spot for dining in Surbiton. For our trip in October, every course was a delight, the service was impeccable (the waitress heard my wife drop her fork on the floor from a good distance away and replaced it in an instant - without being asked), and every effort was made to make our anniversary celebration a little more special.

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