Angelus: nice french food

Popped in to Angelus with my wife last night for an impromptu treat. It is situated at the site of the old Archery Tavern, an old hant of mine when I was growing up, and it is a very worthy sucessor. We had no reservation but we were warmly greated on arrival and seated straight away. We ordered from the set menu and started with a beautiful smoked duck salad, really tasty, full of flavour. This was followed by a succulent piece of pan fried veal served with a very creamy polenta. We finished off with a plate of cheese. We treated ourselves to a very nice bottle of wine but even at £40 a bottle I thought it was great value. The somnelier suggested a lovely desert wine to go with our cheese which didn't dissapoint. The room itself is very comfy and cosy, service was professional without being OTT. This is a place to enjoy good food and wine in a relaxed setting unlike at lot of places in the West End. We both thought it was fantastic, expensive but a really nice treat. I will pop back again maybe for the weekend lunch deal which looks fantastic value.

Thursday, February 05, 2009
Overall rating
Food 10 | Service 9 | Atmosphere 9 | Value for money 7

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