EdwinsFrenchWineBar
Cuisine: Bistro
Price:    pound pound pound_grey
Verdict based on 1 critic, 2 blogger and 0 user reviews and awards
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Address: 18 Phipp Street, London EC2A 4NU

Website: Visit restaurant website

Telephone: +44 20 7739 4443

The second wine bar of oenophile Edwin Chan, like the original in Lyon, serves simple French bistro dishes and an all-French wine list.

Latest reviews of Edwin's French Wine Bar

Emma-Sturgess

Emma Sturgess, Metro

13 December 2012

The plain room tries for restrained simplicity but stops short at bland. The French wines are good but there’s nothing memorable to go with them. The dishes chalked on to the blackboards are simply repeated from the menu; we can’t see specials of any stripe…

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Hugh Wright

Hugh Wright, TwelvePointFivePercent

11 December 2012

For our main course we both chose onglet, or hanger steak, presented sliced and with rather too many sauté potatoes. It tasted lovely but in both effort and presentation fell firmly into the ‘I could (and do) make this at home’ camp, which I think is taking simplicity just a step too far…

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Edward Smith, Rocket and Squash

25 November 2012

The rest of the food we had was fine and well priced for somewhere so close to the City: wild mushrooms on toast were basic but enjoyable; duck breast and dauphinois potatoes a simple pleasure; a fondant oozed, though should have used a darker, more bitter chocolate or better quality cocoa…

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What the Critics say

Emma-Sturgess

Emma Sturgess, Metro

13 December 2012

The plain room tries for restrained simplicity but stops short at bland. The French wines are good but there’s nothing memorable to go with them. The dishes chalked on to the blackboards are simply repeated from the menu; we can’t see specials of any stripe…

Read full review »

What the Bloggers say

Hugh Wright

Hugh Wright, TwelvePointFivePercent

11 December 2012

For our main course we both chose onglet, or hanger steak, presented sliced and with rather too many sauté potatoes. It tasted lovely but in both effort and presentation fell firmly into the ‘I could (and do) make this at home’ camp, which I think is taking simplicity just a step too far…

Read full review »
Edward Smith, Rocket and Squash Avatar

Edward Smith, Rocket and Squash

25 November 2012

The rest of the food we had was fine and well priced for somewhere so close to the City: wild mushrooms on toast were basic but enjoyable; duck breast and dauphinois potatoes a simple pleasure; a fondant oozed, though should have used a darker, more bitter chocolate or better quality cocoa…

Read full review »