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The “brilliant new restaurant” from sommelier Xavier Rousset (ex-Texture) has given Marylebone’s bon viveurs yet another reason to celebrate. Seated at the smart counter and marble-topped tables, they can delight in a list featuring over 50 Champagnes, 20 interesting by-the-glass offerings and knock-out vintage bottles, with the chance to steer future picks during monthly tastings. The “unpretentious” neighbourhood vibe demands great food, and chef Ben Mellor obliges with a “terrific” menu based on prime ingredients: from stuffed courgette flowers or slivers of raw lamb dressed with fresh Amalfi lemon and mint to ‘Med-on-a-plate’ octopus with potatoes, olives and tomatoes, readers “absolutely love it”. An approachable £15 lunch deal brings the dish of the day, a glass of wine and tea or coffee, though punters in more extravagant mode can also share a côte de boeuf with confit new season garlic, red wine jus and new potatoes. To finish? Cheese and wine, of course.

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Blandford Comptoir

1 Blandford Street ,London W1U 3DA

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The wine's the thing

by   platinum reviewer (85)

Jul 2016

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Seeing as this is a wine bar, we spent some time with the very helpful and charming sommelier to choose a decent bottle of Burgundy, and then chose the food to go with it. A lovely fresh and flinty Meursault Grand Charrons worked a treat with the stuffed courgette flower, and burrata with heritage tomatoes. Main courses of scallops with peas and baby broad beans, and hake with artichoke barigoule were thoroughly enjoyed with sides of Jersey Royals and green beans with mustard dressing. The restaurant...

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Lynn W.'s rating

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  • Food & Drink: 10
  • Service: 8
  • Atmosphere: 10
  • Value: 8

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Blandford Comptoir

1 Blandford Street ,London W1U 3DA

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Heading in the right direction

by   platinum reviewer (215)

Jun 2016

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Editor's pick The decision of Xavier Rousset to locate his latest venture on Blandford Street is a good, if not somewhat bold one. This is dining-central, with high-end sophistication just footsteps away in the form of L’Autre Pied, The Chiltern Firehouse, Providores and Trishna. However, Blandford Comptoir may well have found its niche, perhaps not aiming to emulate these luminaries, but rather provide a less formal, but still highish-end alternative. Blandford is definitely (and, I would guess, intentionally)...

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  • Food & Drink: 7
  • Service: 6
  • Atmosphere: 8
  • Value: 8

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Blandford Comptoir

1 Blandford Street ,London W1U 3DA

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An excellent slice of Provence

by   platinum reviewer (153)

May 2016

Editor's pick Any restaurant run by Xavier Rousset is going to be good. Blandford Comptoir, his new Provencal venture in Marylebone, is excellent. Whilst not a large place, BC doesn't feel cramped: there is a bar area with stools, a scattering of tables outside, and a counter looking out the window onto Blandford Street, perhaps for when the weather is less than Provincial. You walk into some restaurants, look at the menu and think: "well there is one item on here that I would go for" (generally...

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  • Food & Drink: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Atmosphere: 10
  • Value: 10

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