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Excellent service, lovely food, good value. Great location. Would happily recommend it and return.
The food was really tasty, everything was fine. Very good service.
It was great! The food delicious and the staff amazing!
Brilliant location. Friendly staff food excellent. Very good valuefor money .
Cote London Bridge is a favourite of ours and we use it probably monthly usually after a theatre visit. It’s situation by The Thames is nice particularly on a sunny day and the ambience and atmosphere is good.Menu is varied and reasonably priced, service is timely and you never feel rushed. The only issue I have and in fairness this has happened at other Côte restaurants is the moment you order anything that even slightly differs from the exact menu you are in trouble. Our party of 4 all ordered the Rib Eye Steak, with one asking for the steak NOT to be seasoned as she has a dislike bordering on an allergy to pepper, whilst whether the steak is cooked as requested is always questionable with chefs erring on the rare side, the NO seasoning was not optional and we made it clear to our waitress that was the case.. when the mains were served it came out seasoned and had to be sent back leaving the other 3 diners having to wait for it to be reserved and generally putting a downer on the ambience surrounding the meal. I don’t think it’s too much to ask for something like this to be adhered to In fairness Côte were extremely generous in their response and did not charge us for any food, only drink which was impressive and appreciated. Whilst this generosity is nice it would be much more preferable if simple requests to the kitchen are acted upon and this also flows to Steak cooking, if it’s an option to have your meat cooked medium or well done then do it, if the chef only wants to serve it pink, then put that on the menu and we won’t order it, very annoying and it disrupts the meal
Confusion when we arrived for my birthday as I was rung at 2 pm to be told no space downstairs which i’d requested 2 weeks prior and would we mind going upstairs if noone had access problems . I was s bit annoyed but then the manageress told me that we could have the private area upstairs which suited me however when I arrived they wanted to see me downstairs and I was then irritated and told the hostess that we already been offered the room upstairs which She then went to check whether it was free and it was we waited a while for free cocktail to be served however this was delicious and the waiter we had was very sweet there was a slight delay in one of the starters being served which had obviously been forgotten and Unfortunately it was a hot starter which then meant that those who had already been served their starter ,out of politeness ,had to wait for the last person to be served . The starters were enjoyed however and the main courses were good the staff were very good about serving my birthday cake but I did feel that our waiter was under some pressure as he appeared to be looking after most of the top floor alone The service he provided was generally good and we had a good time I do feel that communication needs to be better though especially when one has requested something two weeks in advance the issue should’ve been dealt with much earlier rather than on the day that the party was supposed to be happening
This visit the specials menu was not as published online. The Christmas option was on offer, so we had that instead of the monthly 2/3 course specials option. Of course there is the regular a la carte plus the monthly a la carte specials to choose from too, so plenty to go at. All of us really enjoyed what we had and the mains were served piping hot. The temperature of mains has occasionally been a problem at various branches, so this was very welcome. Regarding service, we felt our waiter had too great a load to cope with due to a large party of 20, who, unfortunately were in very close proximity to our table. This meant we had an unusually long wait. He was pleasant and apologetic about this, but we felt management should've given more planning ahead and assistance than the one extra pair of hands. We're used to the loud and buzzing atmosphere at Cote, but this time it was overwhelming due to this large table and the server who took over our table was rather stern and unsmiling, so we went elsewhere for coffee. Another time if I saw such a large party I would request a change of table - lesson learned.
When we first arrived there was a slight delay in taking any orders but once the cheerful waiter came and took out drinks order it was perfect. We selected from the Prestige set menu , 3 courses for 19.99 I had the Calamari which was a generous portion as was my friend’s Pork rillettes . The calamari was served with homemade tartare sauce which was delicious The calamari was tender inside with a lovely crispy crumb on the outside. I had Fish Parmientier which was full of prawns salmon and cod with a cheesy mashed potato cover,delicious and my friend said her Breton chicken grilled with garlic butter was wonderful. My dessert was Apple crumble and I’ve cream and my friend had the Coupe Noire . The coupe Noir was served with a hot chocolate sauce and my crumble was very tasty and not too sweet. Very nice indeed. The waitress who took over halfway through the meal was delightful and very helpful and accommodating . Having had a couple of not so good experience at Côte over the last year I was very pleasantly surprised at the vast improvement
The mannerism and attitude of the Waitress really ruined the mood and experience, and actually led onto an argument amongst ourselves that I actually ended up being in a bad mood for the entire time that I was in the restaurant. What I wanted to order wasn't available and the restaurant had run out, so I asked for something else to which the waitress got annoyed for whatever reason that I didn't even understand as I think I didn't ask anything that would provoke them to behave that way. She was dashing the water bottles onto the table, and when asked for extra wine glass as there was an initial miscount of the people who wanted to drink, she rolled her eyes haffing and puffing away, and literally presented the glass in our face, rather than putting it on the table, this had affected that person who wanted the glass as the presentation and her mannerism was actually so poor. She then switched over with someone else, and the person changed over brought some wine that I couldn't even tell if it was the wine that I ordered. Usually places would show the label of the wine and confirm if it is the wine that we've ordered. Wine glasses had already been laid out the table for the people who are having it, yet she asked 'are you having wine', the wine I couldn't even tell what it is, and to her question I answered 'Possibly', depending upon confirmation of the wine, and she seemed to have showed annoyance and ill attitude for answering 'Possibly'. The changeover to the other waitress had calmed my mood little more, but the ill attitude from the first waitress led onto an argument amongst ourselves that we actually left the restaurant not talking properly to each other. I wont be going Cote again.
We had an excellent waiter who made our experience memorable by noticing anything that was wrong immediately and putting it right before we had to mention it . Food was delicious. Service excellent The free cocktail was enjoyed by my friends but a little bitter for me I prefer the Kir Royale My only criticism of this venue is the ladies toilet it took three attempts to get into it due to the long queues They are badly designed and have only two cubiclesWhen the place is busy it’s impossible to move in there. Otherwise s very pleasant time was had by us all I wish this could be altered Us ladies like to touch up our make up and other than the mirrors over the sinks where people are trying to wash ther hands it’s very difficult. the restaurant is too big to have so few facilities