What? French Brasserie

Where? 4-6 Russell St, WC2B 5HZ

When? You're seriously in need of shellfish, Sea bream and steak frites.

Why? It's slick, it's swanky and it's so nice to sit there for hours.

I would have? Salmon Tartare with honey mustard & creme fraiche £12.50. Chicken Paillard with Frisee salad, roasted tomato & parmesan £17.50.

Inside track? Ask for the menu Prix Fixe 2 courses for £19.50.