A secret gem south of the river, fine wine shop and bistro. Chef Patron Nicola delivers both with excellence. With a laid back, cosy and informal atmosphere, her menu is inspired by the best of British, sourced personally from the surrounding counties and farms. The monthly changing seasonal menu is influenced by French cooking techniques, served simply with deliciously punchy flavours.
48 Bistro’s philosophy is to source fresh British seasonal produce from independent family owned dairies, farms, and gardens of England, helping other small business’s flourish. Our extensive wine selection is all within the top 15% of worlds best wines sourced from independent small family owned vineyards. The produce at 48 bistro is a true reflection of Chef Patron Nicola’s passion for the finest, freshest British seasonal produce and the experience you receive at the restaurant reflects Nicola’s training through the hospitality industry.
The Bistro presents classic British cuisine influenced by French cooking techniques and an appreciation of the best quality ingredients available from Britain’s fantastic natural larder. The produce at Bistro 48 arrives fresh daily thanks to a close team of award winning suppliers who supply the Bistro with seasonal produce every day. All the meat and fish is bought in whole and all the butchering and filleting is done in-house daily.
The Bistro is located on Brixton road, in Oval London, not 5 minutes walk from the famous Kia Oval cricket ground. The dining area is intimate and cosy decorated in red and a champagne colour tones with green vines throughout. The relaxed atmosphere, is highlighted by beautiful white table cloths and folded napkins which offers diners a WestEnd experience with a chance to fully unwind and enjoy the theatre of cooking. Guests are welcome to view the Chef at work through the open kitchen. The service at 48 Bistro is welcoming and non-intrusive thanks to the training scheme Nicola provides to each member of staff. Which aims to provide each and every diner with that ultimate dining experience.