“Service was welcoming and professional… interesting, well-made, fair-priced French dishes that any modern bistro in France would be proud of”
– Guy Diamond, Time OutWhen a meal out doesn’t break the bank but the food you’ve had is absolutely worth writing home about, you feel a little glow inside. It’s that feeling of satisfaction and being perfectly full that just makes you want to smile. And it’s all of this that you’ll experience when you visit any Côte Brasserie, particularly this one in London’s Ealing. Here on The Green, relaxed French dining is done absolutely right. Freshly made food is combined with charming French decor and exceptional service to match. Go and see why we’re making such a song and dance!
London knows all about Côte Brasserie, of course. This is the city where Côte first made a name for itself as the flagbearer of affordable French cuisine in the UK. As such, Côte is part of the furniture in London, and the hungry folk of Ealing are certainly glad to have this branch on The Green. Opposite Ealing Green and not far from Ealing Broadway train station, this Côte makes the ideal stop for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, given the restaurant’s championing of all-day dining. Expect authentic and fresh flavours, but not a hefty figure at the bottom of your receipt.
The weekday lunch and early evening menus at Côte Brasserie in Ealing are of astonishing value. From 12-7pm Monday to Friday grab two courses of delicious French food for £10.95, or three courses for £12.95 – trust us when we say that London goes mad for this kind of value. From the a la carte in the evening there are traditional French classics as well as specialities slightly more region-specific. French onion soup, chicken liver parfait, tuna niçoise, risotto vert, those are just a few options available should you fancy something light. For a larger plate, try Breton fish stew, duck confit or Steak frites – it’s all glorious stuff in Ealing.
Delicious food and very attentive staff. The bill was higher than we would normally pay but it was worth it. We had a great evening.
We had a lovely dinner for my birthday. Complimentary Kir Royale and a chocolate and ice cream pudding with a candle was a very nice touch. Delicious food and good value. Excellent
As ever, Cote is the most welcoming and enjoyable place to have a lunch or dinner with friends. The food is consistently of the highest quality and served by the most friendly and professional staff. The monthly change in menu keeps the choice of dishes fresh whilst keeping the tried and tested favourites. I can't think of anywhere nicer in Ealing than Cote to eat and enjoy the company of my friends.
Great food and great service. Friendly staff who work hard to ensure that everyone has a good time. The manager and assistant manager are especially good. Will return!
As requested, the manager had allocated our preferred table, which was appreciated. The ambience was nice but there were two tables near by of people who had obviously been at the restaurant for a while and were a little loud, unfortunately, especially as one of the tables appeared not to be ordering anything further. The waiter let my partner try the while wine, which was nice, before we ordered. The onion starter was not up to its usual standards, unfortunately, and my partner did not enjoy it - thicker than normal and with a more peppery taste than normal. He orders it every time we visit. Contrast the reactions of the staff, when the above was mentioned: 1. Manager - "very sorry, thank you for letting me know, can I replace it, will provide feedback...." - and ultimately he took it off the bill. 2. Waiter - "it is supposed to be thick, it is supposed to be peppery", said in a defensive manner and off he went. A little disappointing when compared to the above professional reaction of his manager. My crottin salad was very nice. The main course steaks were good and well cooked. We eat at the restaurant several times a year and the slightly off soup was the worst experience that we have had with a dish for a long time, so the food is really very good and consistent on nearly all occasions. The manager is professional and pleasant. We will return.
Excellent evening. Very warm welcome from Martina the Manager, followed by exceptional service from all her staff. We were 7 in number and everyone enjoyed the food, wine and service. There was a small problem with two of the main courses but this was soon rectified by the waiter looking after our table, to the full satisfaction of two of my Guests. Mistakes can happen at any time, but a restaurant should be measured by how it deals with the problem and how swiftly it is rectified. Full marks to Côte Ealing for an immediate and satisfactory solution! Can't wait to return!
I normally absolutely love this place and come here regularly for special occasions so when Mother's Day was popping over the horizon i decided to treat my mum to a new experience and show her the place i had been raving about. I ordered my usual of the pork and my mum got the half char chicken. I am disappointed to report that this meal did not live up to its previously high set standards, it was almost embarrassing that i had been boasting about the venue to reveal a gastropub standard meal (no offense to gastropubs- im a bug fan- but it wouldn't be my first choice to show my mum how much i appreciate her) My pork was dry and over cooked, the top layer which is usually crisp was soggy and upsetting. Despite having swapped my gratin for purée i was delivered what i would describe as standard underseasoned mashed potato (no lumps though so...) Mother's chicken was succulent and the mushroom sauce device, i don't think she noticed my disappointment. I tasted the chicken myself and didn't think it any special. The dessert was lovely as usual, i went for the tarte fine aux pommes and mum had the frozen berries with melted white chocolate. All in all, this place has amazing food, just don't go here on a busy day because the care for the dishes seems to disappear.
We popped into Cote Brasserie in Ealing on the off chance for a table as we hadn't booked on a Bank Holiday. The staff were really efficient and polite and we were shown to a nice table for two. The staff were really good on gluten free dining and Côte's excellent GF menu produced. Even though this was early evening, the place was fairly busy with a good relaxed atmosphere. We are fairly used to Côte restaurants, and this was definitely up to their usual standard. No nonsense French brasserie style food but with the GF options; in fact all GF meals are served with a little GF marker to avoid any mix up. Always a safe and sure choice with good food and service at a reasonable price; something we are used to with this rather good chain.
This restaurant exemplifies the French style and grace that is looking to portray. A wonder decor invites you to enter with its well-aligned tables and brushed bronze colours on the walls. The mirrors also alongside the walls open up the room that is sufficiently large. The service is exceptional with patient and courteous staff that is there to support your dining experience. The front of house greets guest warmly and is always surveying the restaurant to ensure everyone is happy. The food is of good quality, in particular, the brioche is exceptional. The portions are on the small side. However, when combined as a full meal is sufficient to meet your hunger. The wine is of a good standard. There are various specials and offers to help support most budgets. The restroom facilities are well kept and hygienic. Overall it is a delightful experience and worth the visit for some fine French dining.
Had a brilliant meal at Cote in Ealing last night. The Valentine special menu was still available so my partner and I went for that. We each had the goat's cheese salad to start, which was presented beautifully and tasted absolutely incredible. Next we had fillet steaks which were cooked perfectly. Both courses came with a glass of wine to complement the food, and they paired very well. To finish we had the chocolate pudding and creme brulee, and I have to say both were flawless. Service was brilliant this time around. I couldn't say a single negative about our experience last night. Will definitely go back and will happily order the same things again if they're available on the regular menu (which I think they are).