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, February 8, 2014

RSJ is now on Twitter – please follow us!

The RSJ Restaurant is now on Twitter – RSJ Restaurant @RSJWaterloo. Please do follow us for latest news, tastings, Italian lunches etc!

Thursday, January 23, 2014

RSJ Wine Offer - January 2014

Frédéric Mabileau with his still fermenting Saumur Blanc

For our post Christmas sale, we are offering a selection of mixed cases considerably discounted from the normal price.

Chenin Blanc Case    [Both drier and richer styles of this fabulous grape]  £130.00
3 bottles 2010 Anjou Blanc ‘En Chenin’ Domaine Ogereau, Vincent Ogereau
3 bottles 2011 Anjou Blanc ‘Les Pierres Girard’ Domaine de la Bergerie, Yves Guégniard
3 bottles 2012 Anjou Blanc Château de la Roulerie, Philippe Germain
3 bottles 2012 Chinon Blanc Domaine de la Noblaie, Jérôme Billard

Cabernet Franc Case  [Fruity reds  with nice balance and length] £115.00
3 bottles 2011 Anjou Rouge Domaine Ogereau, Vincent Ogereau
3 bottles 2010 ‘ La Cerisaie’ Domaine de la Bergerie, Yves Guegniard
3 bottles 2012 Anjou Rouge Chateau de la Roulerie, Philippe Germain
3 bottles 2011 Chinon ‘Les Chiens Chiens’ Jerome Billard

Touraine Case [Organically made selection from Vincent Roussely] £105.00
4 bottles 2012 Sauvignon ‘Le Clos’
1 bottle 2011 Sauvignon L’Esprit du Clos [aged in oak]
4 bottles 2011 Gamay ‘Canaille
2 bottles 2010 Anthologie du Clos [Cabernet & Côt]
1 bottle 2012 ‘Irreductible’ [Natural wine]

Savennières Case [Wonderful honeyed mineral wines from top growers] £165.00
3 bottles 2011 Savennières Clos de Coulaine, Claude Papin
3 bottles 2010 Savennières Clos Le Grand Beaupréau, Vincent Ogereau
3 bottles 2011 Savennières Clos Le Grand Beaupréau, ClaudePapin
3 bottles 2011 Savennières Clos le Grand Beaupréau, Yves Guégniard

The Mabileau Case  [Organically made wines from Frédéric Mabileau]  £165.00
2 bottles 2012 Chenin des Rouillères [Delicious dry white]
2 bottles 2008 Chenin du Puy [old vines, oak aged]
2 bottles 2011 St Nicolas de Bourgueil ‘Les Rouillères’ [Delectable Cabernet Franc]
2 bottles 2011 Bourgueil ‘ Racines ’ [Old Vines – oak ageing]
2 bottles 2011 St Nicolas de Bourgueil ‘Coutures’ [Old vines – oak ageing]
2 bottles 2010 St Nicolas de Bourgueil ‘Eclipse’ [Vines over 50 years – only made in best years]

We have only a limited stock of a number of these wines. If you would prefer to order a different combination of bottles, that would be possible – price to be discussed on application.

To order please contact:
RSJ Restaurant, 33 Coin Street London SE1 9NR          Tel: 020 7928 4554

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Events at RSJ Restaurant in early 2014

Details of events at the RSJ Restaurant in the first part of 2014 

Italian Sunday Lunches with dynamic Italian cook & food writer, Ursula Ferrigno.
These lunches start at 1.00 pm and you will be welcomed with a glass of wine on arrival.

Sunday 23rd February ‘Truly Italian’ £32.00
Cream of chick pea soup with wild mushrooms with parmesan bread
Freshly made pasta using Italian eggs with ricotta, spinach & herbs, anointed with fine oil
Sarde con finnichio - Sardines with Fennel
Mixed seasonal salad with blood oranges from Sicily
Lemon & Almond tart
Seasonal cheese, mountain honey and fruit

Sunday 30th March  ‘Italian Country Table’  £32.00
Pizette polenta crusted dough topped with Olives, artichokes & peppers
Gnocchi with walnuts & rocket pesto
Fish stew in saffron based broth served with crusty bread
Frisee, black olive &green bean salad
George’s exceptional profiteroles
Specially selected cheese

We have a few places available in the kitchen to learn from Ursula
as well as assisting in the preparation of this food [price £30.00 per head]


Wine Tastings and Dinners [start at 7.15pm]
Monday 10th February   Bourgueil & St. Nicolas de Bourgueil £49.50
We will be tasting wines from a number of vintages going as far back as 1996 and 1989 and will feature growers including Frédéric Mabileau, his father Jean-Paul, Pierre Breton as well as other leading vignerons.

25th anniversary celebration: July 2005
Noël Pinguet (Domaine Huet), Thomas Meunier (Frédéric Mabileau)
Tom King, Frédéric Mabileau, Nigel Wilkinson
Christine and Eric Nicolas (Domaine de Bellivière)   

Monday 17th March RSJ 34th Anniversary Dinner £55.00
It is hard to believe it but RSJ opened in 1980 – where have the years gone? We shall be tasting wines from these four decades to accompany a special dinner to commemorate this anniversary.

To book any of these events please contact:

RSJ Restaurant
33 Coin Street
Tel: 020-7928 4554