RSJ's 30th anniversary: 1980-2010

2010 was a very special year for us as the RSJ Restaurant celebrated its 30th year. We held a number of special events through the year to mark our 30th birthday.

36th Year: 1980-2016

Another milestone with events happening during our 36th anniversary year.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Monday's cellar raid tasting and dinner: wines and menu

 Pierre Luneau who supplies the aperitif


2008 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine, Pierre de la Grange, Pierre Luneau


1997 Savennières, Clos de Coulaine, Claude Papin

1996 Saumur Blanc, Domaine de la Paleine

1988 Sancerre, Cotat [Magnum]

Seafood Risotto



2001 Saumur Champigny, Ch de Villeneuve

1995 Anjou Villages, Lebreton

1989 Les Chatains, Regis Neau

1989 St Nicolas de Bourgueil, Cuvée Prestige, Jean-Paul Mabileau [Magnum]

Braised featherblade of beef, mashed potatoes, carrots, red wine jus


Rum and raisin creme caramel with poached quince

Friday, January 7, 2011

Events at RSJ Restaurant: Winter 2011

Wine Tastings  [including a 3 course dinner]:

Monday 24th January            ‘Cellar Raid’                                      £45.00
We will be bringing out some more interesting older bottles from our archives including 1989 St Nicolas Cuvée Prestige from J-P Mabileau some classic Bourgueil and Saumur Champigny from the 1990’s and  Sancerre from the incomparable Cotat domaine.

Tuesday 8th  March               ‘ 20 years of Chinon’             £45.00
We will be tasting some gems from various vintages from the past two decades featuring wines from  Philip Alliet and Christophe Baudry of Domaine de la Perrière.


Italian Sunday Lunches with Ursula Ferrigno
Ursula’s departure from these shores to Australia has unfortunately for her been delayed but we are delighted that it does mean that she is able to do some lunches and cooking for us.

Sunday 23rd January              ‘Enchanted Liguria ’               £30.00
Focaccia with antipasti marinated squash, peppers and artichokes.
Pansotti –Fresh Pasta filled with herbs and greens and topped with walnut cream sauce.
Fritto Misto –mixed seafood including squid and prawns.
Insalata Mista-Mixed green leaves with a light lemon dressing.
Torte -Chestnut and chocolate torte with mascarpone.
Ligurian cheese, fruit and honey, specially sourced for RSJ.

Sunday 27th February   ‘Hearty cooking from Parma ’                     £30.00
                                    The gastronomic capital of Italy
Minestra di Riso e Fagoli – Rice and bean soup  - richly flavoured and typically winter warming!
Polenta fritta con erbe aromatiche – Fried Polenta with an aromatic herb sauce.
Spigola filletti- Fillets of seabass.
Insalata di Finnochio e Sedano – Crisp and refreshing salad to end a hearty meal.
Pere Cucinate al Vino Rosso- Oven baked pears in red wine
Parmagiano Reggiano – Parma ’s famous cheese served with honey and fruit.

There will be a few places [strictly limited] to learn from and assist Ursula in the kitchen [price £30.00]

For bookings please contact:                                                RSJ Restaurant           Tel: 020 7928 4554                  33 Coin St, SE1 9NR