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Dreamed up by the owners of the beefy Cattle Grid chain, this new family-friendly concept puts its money on
freshly roasted chickens – dished up with a dash of Gallic flair. The ‘chooks’ in question are barn-reared, corn-fed Goosnargh birds, sourced from Reg Johnson’s renowned farm in the Ribble valley
and served straight from the rotisserie with big helpings of chips – plus a punchy Poulet Rouge sauce for those who want to add an extra kick to their meal. There is also an assortment of
Francophile salads, sides and desserts, with dauphinoise potatoes joining crêpes and galettes on the menu. To drink, expect grown-up, French-accented wines and own-label Poulet Rouge beer.
There’s a new restaurant in the Balham neighbourhood and it’s classy and competitively priced.Poulet Rouge, from the same owners of cattle grid, Steven Novak and Shaun Grey, opened this week on Chestnut grove. Poulet Rouge is literally a feeble stones throw from Balham station...
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I was staying over at one of my friend’s house so for dinner we decided to eat somewhere local. The restaurant of choice was Poulet Rouge, a rottiserie specialising in roast chicken and duck on Balham high street. They also offer sweet and savoury crepes for those who aren’t inclined to a roast but of course, as mutual lovers of roast chicken we had to order their speciality! So with 1/4 chicken ordered each, we decided to accompany it with some duck fat chunky chips, squash risotto and of course, chicken gravy. Afterall, what roast would be complete without a little gravy (or in my case, a whole plateful). Yum...
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