• Restaurant Kent Orpington Fine Brasserie Private Dining

    The Chapter One Brasserie and Bar

    Relaxed dining in a vibrant setting with classic Brasserie favourites cooked to perfection using the finest ingredients.

An Exciting Brasserie Dining Experience

Our exciting Brasserie dining experience means there’s now even more choice at Chapter One.

Enjoy our award-winning cuisine in a relaxed, informal setting.

Chef patron Andrew McLeish and his team have created a tempting menu of classic Brasserie dishes. Irresistible temptations include Chicken Milanese, delicious Josper grilled steaks and burgers, and indulgent desserts.

Situated next to our bar area, the Brasserie is a buzzing place to enjoy lunch or dinner with family or friends. Watch as our expert team mixes, muddles, shakes, and stirs classic and Chapter One signature cocktails from the extensive drinks list.

Regular live music events also take place in the Brasserie, adding to the lively, relaxed, and vibrant atmosphere.

Wednesday and Thursday
Lunch: 12noon to 2.30pm
Dinner: 6.30 to 9.00pm

Friday and Saturday
Lunch: 12 to 3pm
Dinner: 6.30 to 9.30pm

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    • Brasserie Menu (Sample)

      The Chapter One Brasserie offers accessible dining with a simple menu to satisfy any diner. Blending informality with cooking finesse, the Brasserie sits stylishly next to the main restaurant. It is food you want to eat any lunchtime in a relaxed setting with extremely good-value prices and great hospitality.

      Wednesday and Thursday
      Lunch 12 noon to 2.30pm
      Dinner: 6.30 to 9.00pm

      Friday and Saturday
      Lunch: 12 noon to 3pm
      Dinner: 6.30 to 9.30pm

      Sample Menu
      Green Olives (Vegan)
      Mixed Spiced Nuts
      Mixed Bread Basket

      with Abernathy butter

      Maldon Rock Oysters
      £3.5 each
      Bouillabaisse Soup

      with aioli & cheese straws

      Warm Scotch Egg

      with celeriac remoulade & pea cress salad

      Blood Orange & Burrata Salad
      Penne Pasta With Fowey Mussels

      samphire & mussel saffron sauce

      Strozzapreti With Emulsion Of English Asparagus,

      peas & smoked salmon

      Mafalde With Slow Braised Lamb

      chilli, feta cheese, smoked bacon mint & olive oil

      Battered Fish & Chips

      with tartar sauce

      Pan-fried Bream

      potato purée & green beans

      Free Range Chicken Milanese

      rocket, capers & parmesan

      Beef Burger* & Skinny Chips

      bacon, Monterey Jack cheese & Cajun ketchup

      Prime Angus Ribeye (350g)

      & béarnaise sauce

      Cumbrian Shorthorn Beef Fillet (220g)

      & béarnaise sauce

      Baby Chicken

      lemon, thyme & green beans

      Grilled Sea Bass on the Bone

      lemon, thyme & green beans

      SIDES – £5.50 each
      Potato & Olive Oil Purée
      Triple Cooked Or Skinny Chips
      Green Beans with Shallot Butter
      Grilled Hispi Cabbage

      with miso & harissa dressing

      Glazed Vanilla Crème Brûlée
      Warm Chocolate Fondant

      with Vanilla Ice Cream

      Warm Sticky Toffee Pudding

      pecan caramel sauce & vanilla ice cream

      Selection of Five Cheeses with Fruit Toast

      Lavosh crackers & spiced apple chutney


      *Beef Burger served well done only.

      Should you have an allergy of any kind, please advise the waiting staff. A menu detailing allergens is available upon request.

      Whilst every effort is made to be extremely careful, it is with regret that we cannot guarantee any of our food/drinks will be free of any traces of allergens,including peanuts.

      An optional gratuity of 12.5% Will be added to your bill. All prices include VAT.


    Farnborough Common
    Locksbottom, Orpington
    Kent BR6 8NF

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    Chapter One Restaurant Locksbottom Orpington Kent, south London one of the best restaurants a perfect place to meet, to eat and to drink.
    Wednesday to Thursday
    12:00 - 2:00pm

    Friday to Saturday
    12.00 - 2:30pm

    12:00 - 3:00pm

    Wednesday to Thursday
    6:30pm - 9:00pm

    Friday to Saturday
    6:30pm - 9:30pm

    Restaurant Closed
    Monday and Tuesday
    Chapter One Restaurant Locksbottom Orpington Kent, south London one of the best restaurants a perfect place to meet, to eat and to drink.