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“FABULOUS RESTAURANT”
Review of Chapter One

Chapter One
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Ranked #2 of 156 Restaurants in Orpington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$82
Cuisines: French, European, British, Contemporary
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Behind the charming Tudor exterior is a bright, modern restaurant with top notch modern European cuisine. Chapter One has gained enthusiastic reviews from many major restaurant critics and happy plaudits from satisfied diners. Not to mention that it won AA restaurant of the year 2004 and comes along with four AA rosettes. The dining room is relaxed, spacious and comfortable, and the cooking superb. Start with something inventive, like homemade roast gnocchi with braised chestnut, pumpkin and lobster. Then do try the braised oxtail with pancetta bacon and parsnip puree - everyone raves about it. The wine list shows much care and attention too. You will leave feeling well-fed and well cared-for.
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“FABULOUS RESTAURANT”
Reviewed 25 June 2012

We have eaten here on numerous occasions over the last 4 years and always had
fabulous food and amazing service with friends or on our one. Only criticism is on our last visit the service was quite bad,it was not over busy but we had to wait nearly one hour before
ordering our dessert.Would still go again.

  • Visited May 2012
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London
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“Best Birthday meal ever!!”
Reviewed 21 June 2012

Amazing food, amazing service, can't fault it!! We will be back!! Thank you x

  • Visited June 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Love it...but serving staff lately :s”
Reviewed 16 June 2012

Go at least 6 times a year and have done so for many years...me and OH love C1 - the food, the venue, the atmosphere...and the 'usual' staff. However, recently there seems to have been a reasonabley high turnover of servicng staff...and not for the better.

OK...it's still a lot better then most, but they have a reputation to live up to! Come on C1...step it up a gear and get back to silver service!.

Overall...still amazing value and a great meal out!

  • Visited June 2012
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“Fantastic”
Reviewed 15 June 2012

We had the tasting menu with matching wines.
At £70.00 per head it was worth every penny.
There are not enough words to describe how fantastic each course is but tantalise your taste buds it does.
Experience it for yourself.
Excellent service, divine food and wine...... Can't wait to go again.

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“Classy food!”
Reviewed 28 May 2012

We enjoyed a fabulous dinner in pleasant surroundings. My only disappointment is that they have stopped offering the assiette of desserts - now I have to choose just one!

  • Visited May 2012
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