Le Vacherin

About Le Vacherin

This classic French bistro continues to inspire enthusiastic praise. For chef-proprietor Malcom John's perfectionist cooking (he trained with the Savoy Group before moving on to St Quentin's and the Blue Bird private members club). For the very bistroness of it all - bistro chairs, strip mirrors, white linen, convivial atmosphere, charming service. And for the purity and quality of the produce. The classics are all here: escargots, steak tartare, chateaubriand, côte de bŒuf grille. Ditto desserts: crème brulee, ile flottante, tarte aux poires et glace vanille. And all of them affordable. Lucky, lucky Chiswick.

Sample lunch menu


- Veloute a l’Ail Sauvage et Canard Fume (Cream of Wild Garlic Soup with Smoked Duck)
- Saucisse de Morteau et Salade de Pommes de Terre, Lentilles du Puy (Smoked Pork Sausage from East France, Puy Lentils & New Potatoes)
- Escargots de Bourgogne (Burgundy Snails in Garlic Butter)
- Salade d'Endives, Haricots Verts et Roquefort (Endives, French Beans & Roquefort Salad)
- Jambon de Bayonne et Celeri Remoulade (Bayonne Ham & Celeriac Coleslaw)
- Rillettes de Maquereau (Corse Cornish Mackerel Pate, Toast & Gherkins)
- Petit Sapin Gratine aux Herbes de Provence, (Baked Summer Style Vacherin Cheese, Roma Tomatoes Bayonne Ham, Aubergines, Endives & Fennel) for two people £18.50 supplement

Main Course

- Bourride de Daurade et de Calamars (Provence Fish Stew with Seabream, Squid & Aioli)
- Steak Tartare et Frites (Chopped Aged Beef & Condiments served with Chips)
- Navarin d'Agneau (Stew of Welsh Lamb, Creamed Potatoes & New Season Vegetables)
- Confit de Joue de Porc et Haricots Blancs (Slow Cooked Pork Cheek & Haricots Blancs)
- Ravioli de Queue de Boeuf et Puree de Celeri (Oxtail Ravioli & Celeriac Puree)


- Choix de Glaces et Sorbets (Choice of Ice-Creams & Sorbet)
- Riz au Lait et Compote de Pruneaux d'Agen (Rice Pudding & Compote of Agen Prunes)
- Petit Pot au Chocolat (Valrhona Chocolate Mousse)
- Creme Brulee (Baked Vanilla Custard)
- Assiette de Fromages (Selection of French Farmhouse Cheeses)

Additional Information


76 - 77 South Parade, Chiswick, W4 5LF

Nearest tube:

Chiswick Park (BR)

Average Price:

£24 and under

Opening times:

Luch: Tues - Sat 12pm - 3pm & Sun 12pm - 4pm
Closed Mondays.
Dinner: Mon - Sat 6pm - 10pm
Fri - Sat 6pm - 11pm & Sun 6pm - 10pm

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