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.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Ursula Ferrigno and her students@RSJ 4th November

Ursula Ferrigno: always dynamic, always enthusiastic, always moving!

Her students preparing the Celebrating the Italian Harvest lunch under instruction 
(above and below)


Grilled peppers

George, the RSJ's long serving pastry chef, getting acquainted with seafood


Stuffing for the ravioli

Ursula demonstrates making the pasta for the ravioli (above and below)

Now her students take over...

Kitchen in the round 

Monday, November 12, 2012

RSJ Christmas Wine Offer 2012

The following wines are a special selection from the extensive RSJ Wine list and are offered at a discounted rate until the end of the year. We have already put together a number of ‘mixed cases’ but please feel free to mix your own cases if you prefer.
To order:  Tel 020 7928 4554                     e-mail
RSJ 33 Coin Street London SE1 9NR

                A Box for Christmas Day  £56.00  

1 Bottle                 Cremant de Loire Brut, Domaine de Nerleux              
                                Delicious dry sparkling wine made in the traditional method
                                from Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay.

2 Bottles                2011 Touraine Sauvignon, Domaine du Clos Roussely
Stunning Sauvignon from a wonderful recent discovery,
Vincent Roussely.

2 Bottles                2011  Chinon, Domaine de la Noblaie
Lovely ripe and fruity with an excellent balance and flavour.

1 Bottle                 Taylors First Estate Port
            Ripe well structured port from this famous house.

                                The Prestige case [6 bottles]             £85.00
                                    [A stunning collection of our Vignerons top wines]

1 Bottle                 2003 Le L’d’Or Muscadet, Vieilles Vignes 
                                Pierre Luneau
1 Bottle                 2009  ‘Petit Princé’ Chenin Blanc
                                Christophe Daviau
1 Bottle                 2011 Bourgueil ‘ Racines’
                                Frederic Mabileau
1 Bottle                 2009 ‘Evanescence’Anjou Villages
                                Yves Guégniard
1 Bottle                 2009 Chinon, Vieilles Vignes
1 bottle                  2010 Coteaux du Layon ‘Les Rouannières’ [50cl]
                        Claude Papin

12 Bottles for the Festive Season  £ 125.00

2 Bottles                2011 Sancerre ‘Les Pierris’
                                Domaine Champault
2 Bottles                 2011 Château de la Roulerie, Chenin Sec
                                Philippe Germain
1 Bottle                 2008 Anjou Villages , ‘ Evanescence’
                                Yves Guegniard
2 Bottles                2011 Chinon, Domaine de la Noblaie
                                Jerome Billard                            
2 Bottles                2010 St Nicolas de Bourgueil ‘ Les Rouilleres’
                                Frederic Mabileau
2 Bottles                 Cremant de Loire Brut
                                Domaine de Nerleux
1 Bottle                 2011 Coteaux du Layon Domaine Ogereau
                                Vincent Ogereau

                        Champagne & Sparkling Wine
                                                                               Normal         Discount
Crémant de Loire Brut, Domaine de Nerleux                               £11.30               £10.40

Crémant de Loire Rose, Domaine de Nerleux                              £11.30               £10.40

Vouvray Brut, Domaine Champalou                                            £13.95                £12.75

Champagne J.P.Robert Brut                                                           £22.50                 £19.75

                                                                                                        Normal          Discount
2011 Saumur Rouge, Domaine des Hauts de Sanziers                £8.50                     £7.85
A ripe and fruity Cabernet Franc from Dominique Tessier – this
wine has an elegance and nice balance. [Gold medal Angers 2012]

 2011 Touraine Gamay, Domaine du Clos Roussely                   £8.70                     £7.95
Delicious fruity Gamay from low yields grown organically
by exciting young vigneron, Vincent Roussely.

2011Ch. de la Roulerie, Cabernet Franc                                     £9.75                       £8.95
Easy drinking, fruity and with a nice concentration, Philippe Germain’s
latest vintage is fantastic value.

2011 Chinon, Domaine de la Noblaie                                            £9.95                     £9.20
Jerome Billard’s lovely Chinon is packed with ripe fruit
- it has a glorious nose of violets and a lovely balance.
Made organically.

2011 Saumur Champigny Dom. des Roches Neuves                     £10.50                 £9.75
The highly regarded and recent French Wine maker of the year,
Thierry Germain has made a delicious
Champigny this year, full of ripe fruit and charm.

2010 ‘Les Rouillères’ St Nicolas de Bourgueil                               £11.15                £10.30
Frederic Mabileau’s delicious 2010 is rich ripe and elegant
with an excellent balance. Made organically.

2010 Sancerre Rouge ‘Les Pierris’                                                 £12.95   £11.95
Delicious Pinot Noir from the Champault brothers with good
balance and drinking really well.

2011  Bourgueil ‘Racines’                                                               £13.95    £12.95
Frédéric Mabileau is recognised by his peers as one of the finest vignerons
in the Loire valley and his 2011 Bourgueil, made from old vines, is
aged in large oak barrels for 11 months and has
 lovely ripe fruit and a very good length and concentration.

2009  Chinon ‘Vieilles Vignes’ Domaine de la Perriere                  £13.95               £12.95 
Christophe Baudry’s Chinon from old vines has a richness
and concentration with a very good length.
2009  ‘Evanescence’  Anjou Villages                                               £15.85                 £14.65
Yves Guegniard has produced a wonderful wine made from
Cabernet Franc – it is aged for 18 months in oak barrels
and has has a lovely concentration of blackberry fruit and great length.

Sweet Wines

The following selection of sweet wines go extremely well with blue cheese, Foie Gras
and various fruit desserts – why not treat yourself to a bottle or two this Christmas?

2011  Coteaux du Layon, Domaine Ogereau                                £14.50                    £13.45

2010 Coteaux de Saumur, Domaine de Nerleux [50cl]                 £14.95                £13.85

2010 Coteaux du Layon ‘Les Rouannieres’ Claude Papin [50cl]  £18.25              £16.85

2008 Quarts de Chaume, Château Pierre Bise [50cl]                    £22.95                £21.25

DRY WHITE                                                                                                 Normal           Discount
2011 Saumur Blanc, Domaine des Hauts de Sanziers                       £8.50                   £7.85
Dominique Tessier’s lovely ripe Chenin Blanc has a good length
and is most appealing.

2011 Touraine Sauvignon, Vincent Roussely                                     £8.70                  £7.95
Organically grown from low yields, this lovely ripe Sauvignon
has much more concentration than most from this appellation.

2010 Muscadet Sur Lie ‘Le Clos des Allées                                           £10.85            £9.95
Pierre Luneau’s stunning wine from this special site
is made from old vines and has a wonderful minerality
with real ripeness and excellent balance.

2011Château de la Roulerie,    Chenin Sec                                        £11.50              £10.65
Now in the hands of the dynamic Philippe Germain, this famous
old Anjou property has gone through a transformation. This superbly
balanced ripe fruity wine goes well with lightly spiced and oriental food
as well as traditional fish and white meat dishes.

2009  Petit Princé Chenin Blanc Dom. de Bablut,                             £11.95            £11.05
Christophe Daviau’s lovely Chenin Blanc is made organically and is
bottled on the lees. It has a wonderful concentration and complexity.

2010 Vouvray Sec, Domaine Champalou                                          £11.95               £11.05     
Didier Champalou’s delicious dry Vouvray has lovely ripe fruit
and great length.

2011 Quincy , Domaine des Ballandors                                             £12.20                £11.30
Jean Tatin’s delicious dry zesty and beautifully balanced 
 Sauvignon is now drinking superbly.

2011 Sancerre ‘Les Pierris’ Domaine Champault                           £12.75               £11.80
This classic Sancerre from the Champault brothers has a lovely
blackcurrant nose, ripe Sauvignon flavours and is beautifully balanced.

2011 Pouilly Fumé, Domaine Treuillet                                                £12.95            £11.95
Classic Pouilly Fume from impressive young grower
Sebastien Treuillet – lovely ripe flinty Sauvignon with great

2010 Savennières, Clos de Coulaine                                                    £12.95              £11.95
Claude Papin’s superb Savennieres has wonderful honeyed fruit
and an excellent balance along with a lovely minerality.