Top-notch French and Mediterranean cuisine, faultless service, a winning wine list, and a glossy south-of-the-river Wandsworth neighborhood vibe make for one of London's all-star favorite restaurants. Take a taxi or overland train south of the Thames to lauded chef Bruce Poole's cozy, gimmick-free haunt overlooking Wandsworth Common and prepare for gadget-free wonders, ranging from delicious home-made charcuterie or offal to lighter, simply grilled fish dishes. Pot roast
pig's cheek with polenta, roast cod with truffle mash, and monkfish with scallops, ham hock, and Jerusalem artichokes are all immaculately conceived and plated. Desserts like poached pear and clementine sorbet are packed with flavor and the sommelier's a hoot. Set three-course lunches are £27.50 weekdays and £35 weekends; three-course dinners are £45 all week.