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The French Table

85 Maple Road, Surbiton, Kingston upon Thames KT6 4AW, England
+44 20 8399 2365
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (55 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (19 reviews)
“foie gras” (21 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 22:30 Hours
European, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
85 Maple Road, Surbiton, Kingston upon Thames KT6 4AW, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was my fourth visit here and my fiancé and I came for the Sunday lunch as a Christmas treat. The service is always fantastic and the food is just delicious. Excellent value for £35.00 for three courses and the food was exquisite. Always a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JoannaSurbiton
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited here for a birthday meal and it could not have been better. We arrived a little early but were welcomed with a smile and seated at our table, our coats having been hung up for us. We were shown the menu, which was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Joy7mr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for lunch with Christmas menu . Food was nice , service and staff was good and helpful. Nice wine too .

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pimm_88
Reviewed 1 week ago

The décor is elegant and the restaurant lives up to its name. To start we had the duo of foie gras and the salmon tartar, and for mains the wild sea bass and the trilogy of lamb, all delicious and subtly flavoured. For dessert we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hesiod58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this three months out, so there was a risk it would crumble in the face of our expectations. Fortunately, it didn’t. The food was delicious, interesting, and perfectly portioned. Between the four of us, we covered a wide range of the options and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NickA801
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although it is generally business lunches I’ve had here over the years it always is fabulous. To give it 5 maybe it needs a nicer location or I just need to go for dinner. Best fine restaurant by far within 5 miles though !

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Hurra C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first of hopefully many visits to a wonderful restaurant with outstanding food and faultless friendly gorgeous service... It had been highly recommended by various different friends and how right they all were! Cant believe we hadnt been before...Loved it! Thank you

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LlamaTufts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole experience of booking, discussing food for children and the incredible service was matched by outstanding French food. We had three generations for this very special birthday lunch (2-5pm) and everyone said how amazing it was! I want to thank Zoe and the fabulous...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ardi K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I have been trying to book this restaurant for a special occasion for some time but struggling to get the dates we wanted. Book well in advance! We booked a random late Friday evening over a month in advance and were so...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank alicN8306JY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Completely delicious food and wine. Ate from the a la carte menu; fois gras, venison wellington and cherry soufflé for pudding. The best meal we have had in ages and great service as well. Thank you.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CarolDavid17
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Glen B
25 August 2017|
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Response from SteveSurrey71 | Reviewed this property |
No, in the evening the table d'hôte menu is that price, £25 at lunch but there is also an a la crate menu. Hope that helps
1 May 2017|
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Response from ClaygateFoodie | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. If you email Sarah at TFT ( see website ) and ask her direct she will get back to you. As a regular customer , though , and seeing how hard these guys work , it's no surprise they take a day off. Friday's and... More
1 May 2017|
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Response from SteveSurrey71 | Reviewed this property |
They are closed on Sundays but their sister restaurant The White Onion, in Wimbledon village is open, they have a great Sunday Table D'hôte menu at the same price as the French table regular lunch menu. It's equally as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Maple Road, Surbiton, Kingston upon Thames KT6 4AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Kingston upon Thames  >  Surbiton
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8399 2365
“Expect zesty and satisfying French-Mediterranean cooking – as well as great bread.” Michelin Guide, 2018 Award winning restaurant, The French Table showcases contemporary French cooking in a laid back and comfortable setting. Located in the leafy suburb of Surbiton it provides the local neighbourhood with a great place to eat time and again, and for those coming from a further afield, the exemplary cooking definitely makes it worth the trip.
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