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  • Clapham's newest fine dining experience, compliments of Adam Byatt

    Where? 4 The Polygon, Clapham Old Town, London SW4 0JG (020-7622 1199,

    Mood? Sleek and sophisticated

    Why go? A truly wonderful, gastronomic experience. Friendly and attentive staff coupled with genius in the kitchen makes this one of the best restaurants in south London.

    To eat? The shellfish starter is a popular choice, however the teal from the specials board is absolutely delicious. For the main, opt for a signature dish: shin of beef or John Dory – you will not be disappointed. To finish off this all-round experience, treat yourself to the chocolate soufflé. It’s exquisite!

    To drink? The fabulous wine list caters for every occasion. To complement your menu choice, be certain to ask the sommelier their advice.

    Need to know? The Sunday lunch offering is fantastic – be sure to book ahead. Prices? Open daily noon-2.30pm and 6.30pm-midnight. The light lunch menu is £10/14* for two/three courses. Sunday lunch menu costs £25* and the five-course tasting menu £35*. A la carte, a meal for two with wine, is about £95* (including 12.5 per cent service charge).

    *Prices correct as of December 2006,-0.137157&spn=0.014625,0.036607&z=14&iwloc=addr&om=1&s=AARTsJou1ykfikzGw651nRCGeChK4PiBBQ

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