Fraiche 4444

11 Rose Mount, Oxton , Wirral, CH43 5SG

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SquareMeal Review of Fraiche

“Fraiche just keeps getting better every time”, enthuses a fan of this pint-sized gem hidden behind a frosted-glass shop front in a pretty Wirral enclave.  For chef/proprietor Marc Wilkinson, this is a single-minded labour of love – from the specially commissioned glass sculptures and suede chairs in the bijou “nature-influenced” dining room to the fantastical cutting-edge creations served on bespoke crockery. Wilkinson’s cooking is one man’s vision, as he singlehandedly opens new doors and explores the outer limits of gastro-science through a mind-bending six-course ‘signature menu’ combining art, theatre and entertainment: it’s an ever-evolving trip, but a typically “stunning” Michelin-starred journey might run from artichoke with chicken crisp and white port via Anjou pigeon with beetroots and lettuce to a post-modern take on lemon meringue pie or the enigmatically titled ‘salt or sugar’. Sunday lunch is a simpler four-course deal (think Middle White pork with carrot and cavolo nero), but the results are equally sensational. Service is relaxed and unobtrusive (although staff really know their stuff), and the top-class wine list includes some “brilliant” pairings – in fact the whole experience is akin to a fantasy journey through the wonders of contemporary gastronomy. In short, “relaxed fine dining at its best”.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Birkenhead Central Station 1km

Green Lane Station 1km


Address: 11 Rose Mount, Oxton , Wirral CH43 5SG

Opening times

Wed-Sat 7pm-8.30pm Sun 12N-1.30pm

Nearby Landmarks

Wirral Ladies Golf Club 1km

Prenton Golf Club 2km


Telephone: 0151 652 2914


Cuisine: French

Lunch: £45 (4 courses)

Dinner: £85 (6 Courses)

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