Raymond Blanc has opened this flagship Brasserie Blanc in the heart of Covent Garden. The Opera Terrace site includes the 40-seat Bar Blanc, 40-seat Little B private bar and a Blanc Creperie on the ground floor with outside seating in the Covent Garden Piazza.
Opened 16 May
Owner Brasserie Blanc
Head chef Azzedine Aliane
Manager Jason Wright
Capacity 95, plus 40 at the bar, 100 outside and 40 in private bar
Menu Affordable French food. Typical dishes include fillet steak tartare; snails in garlic butter; grilled sardines; bouillabaisse; grilled king scallops with rösti potato cakes; mushroom stuffed chicken with mushroom cream sauce; Valrhona chocolate crumble; and rhubarb, sabayon, honeycomb.
Average spend £30 for three courses
Address 35 The Market, London WC2E 8RF
Telephone 020 7379 0666