This restaurant opened about three years ago and was a welcome addition to the high street at this location, that had struggled to find itself shall we say. Origianlly 'Vanilla' bar and club back in 2005, this site has been host to a Jamaican 'restaurant', a very brief encounter as a cafe with the afwul name 'Lifestyle 24' followed [thankfully] by a luscious takeover and refurb by Mint [formally 'Baroque] owner. After a wonderful start of fantastic food and cocktails, stunning decor and ambience, sadly Geoff pulled out and ownership went back to the freeholder Dennis. The ambience and decor changed drastically and the menu lost its way....BUT I'm happy [thrilled even, as I really liked this place and the staff are always fantastic] to report that Dennis has installed a new French chef, who has created a stunning, mouth-watering, seasonal menu that tastes as good as it looks. Get yourself down there to see if you agree with me. We do need to pull together my Streathamites and get them to remove that awful TV, that is most inappropriate for a bar and restaurant I'm sure you'll agree.
Mint Bar & Restaurant
The White Lion
232 Streatham High Road, SW16
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