New Restaurant Bavette to Open in Horsforth
A new restaurant, Bavette, is set to make its debut in Horsforth this February. The exciting new bistro concept is the brainchild of Sandy Jarvis, former Managing Director and Head Chef of the Culpeper Group, and his partner, Clément Cousin, an accomplished Restaurant Manager and sommelier with past tenure at Brawn and The Buxton.
Concept and Vision
- The inception of Bavette stems from the founders’ shared passion and extensive experience in the restaurant industry.
- Envisioned as a warm, welcoming bistro, Bavette aims to balance exquisite food and wine in a convivial setting.
Crafted by Sandy Jarvis, the bistro’s menu emphasises seasonality and classic inspirations:
- Starters: Indulge in an array of appetisers like homemade pâté en croûte with cornichons or comté croquettes.
- Main Courses: Guests can enjoy sharing platters like rib of Yorkshire beef, alongside individual dishes like wild halibut with a vin jaune sauce.
- Desserts: Conclude with decadent choices like chocolate delice or the traditional Paris–Brest.
Clément will curate a distinctive wine list, featuring:
- Exclusive wines from his family’s vineyard.
- A selection of low-intervention wines from across Europe.
Ambience and Design
The bistro’s design is a blend of elegance and comfort:
- The décor features dark green walls, aged wood, and antique mirrors, creating a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere.
- An open kitchen and a mix of banquette seating and larger tables cater to both intimate and group dining experiences.
Commitment to Quality
Bavette prides itself on:
- Sourcing from esteemed small-scale producers and sustainable suppliers.
- Offering an exceptional dining experience for both local residents and visitors.
Sourcing ingredients from the best small-time growers and sustainable suppliers to serving wines that excite novices to experts, Bavette aims to offer a warm, guest-centred approach to dining, creating a community restaurant for locals and visitors to return to again and again.
Address: 4-6 Town St, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 4RJ
More info: bavettebistro.com