Six of the best restaurants for Burgundy in London

Chez Bruce

Overall WLC ranking: 45

“The directors of the restaurant, Bruce Poole and Nigel Platts-Martin, are self-confessed ‘fanatical’ wine lovers (with a weakness for Burgundy and Bordeaux) and take great pride in their cellar – and justly so. Head sommelier/buyer Sara Bachiorri maintains the 700-reference list, which, while covering every classic, Old World base, is on point when it comes to the most interesting winemakers making waves within their respective regions.

“As the owners explain, they have invested heavily in their cellar over the years, enabling them to list many rare wines during their perfect drinking window, and not at excessive prices. With more than 100 examples from

“Burgundy alone, it’s a selection that might require some prior familiarisation, unless you want to bore your fellow diners to death. By- the-glass offerings are boosted by the use of Coravin – treat yourself to 125ml of Hermitage 2000 from Jean-Louis Chave for £30.”

2 Bellevue Road, SW17 7EG

chezbruce.co.uk

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