Chez Bruce


French | South London

This Wandsworth institution is run by Bruce Poole (in partnership with Nigel Platts-Martin). It's been serving a classical French menu with Mediterranean influences since 1995.

Restaurant details

2 Bellevue Road, Wandsworth Common, London SW17 7EG
Nearest station: Clapham South
Telephone number: 0208 672 0114
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
More info: 
  • Private Hire available
  • Wheelchair access


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2 Bellevue Road, Wandsworth Common, London SW17 7EG


Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 7.5
John Walsh Independent
Reviewed by September 03, 2011
"Everything is meticulously well thought out, cooked a point, and dished up with care. It's hard to find fault with any of it, even if the main courses don't quite raise you to heights of ecstasy." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 4
AA Gill Sunday Times
Reviewed on November 22, 2009
"This is an old-fashioned kitchen. Not in a classic sense, just in a “where the hell have you been for the past 20 years?” sense." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 9
Zoe Williams Telegraph
Reviewed on December 20, 2008
"This is a remarkable restaurant. It was a beacon back in the days when to be a decent restaurant, selling good food, was something quite exotic. It’s still a beacon now." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 9
Jay Rayner Guardian
Reviewed on September 18, 2005
"The food is French bourgeois without being showy. Nothing tricksy: it is just solid stuff, executed very, very well." READ REVIEW