Le Bouchon Breton appoints new head chef and reduces menu prices

27 March 2012 by
Le Bouchon Breton appoints new head chef and reduces menu prices

French bistro Le Bouchon Breton in London's Spitalfields has appointed Christophe Dittrich as its new head chef.

Dittrich joins the restaurant having formerly run kitchens for French restaurant chain Chez Gerard at sites in London's West End as well as Bishopsgate in the City and Cambridge.

He previously worked at restaurants including Le Boudin Blanc and Butlers Wharf Quality Chop House and spent time as a head chef in France at Lido Plage in Nice and La Table du Major in Lyon.

Dittrich will relaunch the restaurant's à la carte menu and introduce a new range of lunchtime specials that come complete with a drink included in the price of just £9.95.

Le Menu Rapide de Midi includes dishes such as Poulet Roti les Landes with frites, steak onglet grillé with frites, pork belly and sauerkraut, or poisson pane à l'anglaise.

Meanwhile on his new à la carte menu prices have been reduced with most firs courses starting at £3.95 and main courses ranging from £8.95 to £20.

Typical dishes include French onion soup, moules marinières ou crème, pan-fried cod fillet, white beans chorizo and sauce "Basque" or classic steak tartare with buttered baguette and French fries.

Le Bouchon Breton opened in 2008 as the sister restaurant to south London bistro Le Bouchon Bordelaise in Battersea.

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By Kerstin Kühn

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