As well as the bikini, canning and Vanessa Paradis, the French invented the restaurant.
Celebrate the country that produced the bikini and boeuf Bourguignon with today’s tasty Big Deal at Le Bistro Beaumartin on Hope Street.
Having opened earlier this year, Le Bistro Beaumartin has been winning friends with its chic bohemian looks and classic Burgundian bistro cooking.
Running from noon to 7pm, Monday to Thursday, this mouth-watering offer would be ideal for a relaxed lunch or an early evening meal.
It would certainly make a most enjoyable alternative to spending your lunch hour losing at online Scrabble in the office with just a sandwich for company.
The offer is for a lucky diner to enjoy a starter and main course or main course and dessert from the 5pm Big Deal menu below. Also included is a single espresso or tea to finish.
Soup of the day
Charcuterie plate: cured ham, peppered salami with gherkins and cherry tomatoes
Endive salad with a mustard vinaigrette, Emmental and walnuts
Baked chicken breast sliced in a creamy peppercorn sauce, with steamed rice
Poached escalope of salmon marinated in lemon on a bed of rocket with sauté potatoes
Pan-fried rump steak, hand-cut fries, side salad, tomato Béarnaise sauce (£3 supplement)
Vegetarian dish of the day
Peach Melba, with vanilla ice cream, peaches in syrup, raspberry coulis
Cheese plate with Comté, brie and sliced apples
While the offer is for two courses, diners can choose to have a third for a £3.50 supplement.
The latest edition of The List Eating and Drinking Guide praises Le Bistro Beaumartin for its ‘authentic French bistro style food’. Plenty of 5pm users who have eaten at the bistro have come to the same conclusion:
‘Bon appetit at Beaumartin. Lovely, tasty, satisfying food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Excellent wines.’ Rating 5/5
‘Excellent… First visit to Le Bistro Beaumartin and will not be the last… food was brilliant as was the service from the staff. We all agreed it will not be our last visit and will return soon.’ Rating 5/5