Pea-green walls, zinc-topped counters, mismatched chairs and long mirrors create a nostalgic setting of such disarming Frenchness that not even Madame Edith’s singing could puncture Luc’s ‘Allo ‘Allo! Charm. The upstairs location is a challenge for the weak-kneed but compensates with views from the window tables over the cobbled avenues of Leadenhall Market. The menu is a cook’s tour of the French bistro tradition, from Burgundy snails in garlic butter to confit duck, ‘excellent‘ steak or braised veal short rib with black cabbage. Tarte au citron, crème brûlée or cheeses from La Fromagerie bring meals to a pleasingly Gallic conclusion. Fortified wines aside, the wine list is an all-French affair, with plenty of affordable bottles from the regions alongside fancier vintages and a smattering of fashionable ‘pétillant naturel’ sparklers. Friendly service adds to the pleasures.
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