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Who would have thought that French cuisine can adapt the style of sharing through tapas sizes.

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The restaurant is run by three brothers: Maxime, Yannis and Malik.

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The partnership of this restaurant with Salt Yard Group has really shine through. The food comes in small portions and categorised into nibbles, charcuterie, fish, meat and vegetables.

To start I order bread and butter (£2.50)

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This was amazing. Bread is soft, slightly chewy and have a nice crunchy crust. The butter is creamy rich and well salted. Must order.

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For the vegetables I got green bean salad with foie gras, shallots and walnut dressing (£6.75). The beans were crunchy and fresh, the dressing was zingy and refreshing but the foie gras somehow was lost. Still it was a good start to the meal.

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The meat section was also super tempting but today I guess I want something abit more light like warm confit of salmon with duck, puy lentils and herbs (£6.50). The salmon was nice and tender and screams of salmon flavour. The lentils was earthy yet retains a bite in texture and the addition of pulled duck adds a savoury hint to the dish. Went down rather well.

Blanchette is a really good place to grab quick and well organised french cuisine in a relaxing atmosphere. A great addition to the already diverse dining scene of Soho.

Price: ££ (£17 per head, dishes varies from £3 to £8 per dish)
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