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Le Petit Nantais

41 Bridge Road | Hampton Court, East Molesey KT8 9ER, England
+44 20 8979 2309
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak tartare” (12 reviews)
“oysters” (9 reviews)
“profiteroles” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
41 Bridge Road | Hampton Court, East Molesey KT8 9ER, England
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1 - 10 of 268 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have reviewed this restaurant before, but I believe, if they keep getting it right, I will keep going back. We call this " our special times " restaurant. Last night we went for our wedding anniversary / granddaughters birthday. Four people ate four completely...More

Thank CHP1536
Jean-Philippe G, Owner at Le Petit Nantais, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much 😊

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vibrant and authentic French Bsitrot. Good food with a decent menu and also a long list of specials. I suggest the waitress writes these down for diners to look at. She rattled them off and as the list was long, I couldn't remember them all....More

Thank Lee G
Jean-Philippe G, Owner at Le Petit Nantais, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you .. we tend to not over season food anymore as there are many people who don't eat salt...

Reviewed 2 May 2017

A small restaurant with a distinctive character, unaffected by it's proximity to a major tourist attraction. Artisan in it's presentation, and truly opinionated in all aspects of it's service. It's been a long while since I visited but the memories don't fade. Best experienced in...More

Thank Jamie C
Jean-Philippe G, Manager at Le Petit Nantais, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you so much 😊

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing meal on a Wednesday evening, it was quiet around 7.30om but became busy by 9pm. Joel our waiter was so friendly, charming and knowledgeable and guided through the specials. We really liked hearing were all the specialities and ingredients came from....More

Thank Karim E
Jean-Philippe G, Owner at Le Petit Nantais, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thank you so much 😊

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Been visiting this very French restaurant for more than 10 years now and have always had a fun evening. The food is consistently high standard and a good selection of specials to go with the regular favourites. Service is friendly and knowledgeable, and nothing too...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Very enjoyable meal/evening. We could well have been in Nantes. Nice to have the accordion player adding to the atmosphere. We were a bit surprised and disappointed by the Kir - which had a fairly grim brown colour to it. The waiter saw us looking...More

Thank John B
Jean-Philippe G, Owner at Le Petit Nantais, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us .. the crème de cassis we use is "Supercassis crème de cassis de Nuits -Saint-George's" by Vedrenne Maison Le Maître which has high intensity and is a lot darker than other types it also has no...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely evening at this authentic French restaurant near Hampton Court Palace. Excellent cooking and a very chic decor and knowledgeable staff. The accordion playing whilst initially sweet became increasingly intrusive though, drowning out the explanation of the specials and imparting irresistible feelings of being...More

1  Thank NickMercer689
Jean-Philippe G, Owner at Le Petit Nantais, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Sorry about the lovely Marilyn, she does get carried away sometimes, however, she has been playing for us for so many years and with her age we feel reluctant to change anything and are making the most of her while we can .. we really...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Our food was great, we had pork belly which was magnificent, especially the crackling, and very good rib eye steak. Starters were mussels, langoustines, onion soup and moulles, all excellent. In addition to the menu there were a number of delicious specials. Wine list was...More

Thank hesiod58
Jean-Philippe G, Owner at Le Petit Nantais, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

We are really pleased you enjoyed your meal with us and are sorry to hear that you felt our accordionist was too loud . We can only tell you that she is either hugely loved or not liked according to the reason people visit the...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is the first time I have been to this restaurant. Although the main menu when you look on the website is small there are Plenty of delicious specials on offer. The ambience is warm and welcoming. The service is good. All in all a...More

Thank Betina B
Jean-Philippe G, Owner at Le Petit Nantais, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Thank you 😊

Reviewed 12 March 2017

Everyone in our party thoroughly enjoyed delicious food: there was a very good choice of dishes and a pleasant atmosphere. I look forward to a return visit.

Thank Snappy633
Jean-Philippe G, Owner at Le Petit Nantais, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Thank you 😊

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Syoj
Does the restaurant provide a fixed price menu for a large group of people?
22 February 2015|
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Response from chelsea1965 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does, just give them a call, the owners are called JP and Kim. They are very used to doing big group bookings. Once a month they have a Rugby Awards lunch with speaker and always do a fixed price menu. I just... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Bridge Road | Hampton Court, East Molesey KT8 9ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  East Molesey
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8979 2309
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Description
French traditional bistro Family owned since 1997
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