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La Barbe

71 Bell Street, Reigate, Surrey, Reigate, RH2 7AN +44 1737483028

(((() French
Main course: £20
Food spend: £24
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 19:00 - 21:30. Saturday: 19:00 - 21:30. Sunday: 12:00 - 14:00.

Superbly friendly professional service. Excellent food. Lovely choices. Good value for such high standard of food.

Denise Tween 25 May 2017
from Nr Reading

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With Normandy-born Romain Havard as its head chef, La Barbe offers award-winning French cuisine, specialising in classical and provincial dishes. The long established restaurant hosts regular events, with taster evenings focussing on a specific region of France and offering themed food and wines.

Seasonal dishes are created to feature on the La Barbe menu, using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. A typical favourite is the carefully grilled swordfish, flavoured with pesto and served with a traditional pepper, tomato and chorizo piperade. Alternatively, try the original roasted duck breast with sweet red wine sauce and innovative fig polenta. The tantalising dessert list at La Barbe restaurant includes refreshing homemade sorbets, and an appetising crème brulee with fresh, tasty raspberries.

Whitewashed wood panelled walls and brick partitions give the dining room at La Barbe in Reigate a traditional feel, while light pours through the large windows. A seasonal wine menu offers an exceptional list of French wines, alongside some New World labels.

Authentic French cuisine is served at La Barbe in Surrey. The restaurant is opposite Reigate's stunning Priory Park.

La Barbe

71 Bell Street, Reigate, Surrey, Reigate, RH2 7AN

Contact +44 1737241966
Reservations +44 1737483028

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Customer reviews for La Barbe

4.6 (((() (based on 57 reviews)
96% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (39)
  • lunch (25)
  • romantic (22)
  • business (13)
  • private dining (13)
  • large parties (8)
  • luxury (7)
  • entertainment (4)
  • value (4)
  • child friendly (2)
  • trendy (1)
  • ((((( 25 May 2017 by Denise Tween from Nr Reading

    Superbly friendly professional service. Excellent food. Lovely choices. Good value for such high standard of food.

  • ((((* 17 May 2017 by David Coleman from Banstead

    Celebration dinner. Enjoyable experience. Food was good we felt like we were in France.

  • ((((* 15 May 2017 by Ian Hunt from Horley

    The restaurant has a new chef, but he is maintaining the style and quality of the food - very important as clients like me have been dining here for 30 years and know what we like. Service continues to be friendly and helpful, although on this occasion we had a long wait for our main course.

  • ((*** 31 March 2017 by Catherine from Reigate

    This was a special occasion for 8 family members and we booked several weeks in advance. Overall, the experience was disappointing. The menu was limited and grossly overpriced with very small portions. We had to buy vegetables to go with the main course and the portions were pathetic. The chicken was dry and overcooked and arrived to the table cold. We asked for water to accompany wine and were served with expensive bottles of water (bill for water was £40) rather than jugs of water which should automatically be served in a restaurant. The price of the food was very expensive for what it was - which was not very special. The service was excellent, the waiter was very friendly and efficient. Overall, the food was disappointing and we came away with the feeling of having been ripped off. For those wishing to dine at this restaurant, it would be a good idea to ask specifically for a jug of tap water otherwise you will be served with bottles of water at a high price. For a bill that was just shy of £500, way more was expected.

  • ((((( 3 March 2017 by Chris Starmer from Redhill

    Good was fabulous and the service was attentive.

  • ((((* 23 February 2017 by Cristina Millard from Woldingham

    Very good

  • ((((( 10 February 2017 by Barry Almond from Leatherhead

    Very enjoyable experience, our party of seven all expressed their appreciation

  • ((((( 9 February 2017 by Vicky Whitmore from Dorking

    Fantastic evening. Great food and service. Lovely restaurant.

  • ((((( 18 January 2017 by Barry Dawson from Horley

    Superb food and excellent service as always.

  • ((((( 6 December 2016 by Robin Lowe from New Malden

    Excellent seasonal menu, great service, superb wine list. Highly recommended for any occasion.

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