Month: May 2015

REVIEW: Le Pont de la Tour, London Bridge

My husband and I snuck in a rare weekday lunch a couple of weeks ago – child-free and everything!  It was a beautiful sunny day and all our Burger Lobster plans went out the window as we decided it would be rude not to sit outside.  So to the Southbank we headed and got ourselves a lovely table overlooking the river and Tower Bridge (although admittedly in the shade!) at Le Pont de la Tour. We plumped for the Menu du Jour, which is £25 for two courses, as we sipped on beer and a very delicious Fresh Peachy mocktail, and nibbled on gorgeous olive bread and soft, creamy butter. In the end I deviated from the menu de jour slightly, starting with the roasted wood pigeon, confit leg tortellini, celeriac and pear, which was melt in the mouth, meaty and delicious. The husband had the cured gravalax which arrived pretty as a picture and was quickly demolished. He then went for the ragout of rabbit, broad beans, radish, wild garlic & pea veloute which …