Le Bistro @ Cheval Blanc is a French-inspired eatery tucked inside Surry Hills stalwart The White Horse. Comfortable bench seats line one wall, and candle lit dark wooden tables and chairs dot the remaining space. A black and white wall with sketched-looking images of a white horse is the central feature, while exposed brick and a chalked blackboard menu add a touch of old-school charm to this casual locals den.
FOOD & BEVERAGE
There is no more typically French name for a restaurant than ‘Le Bistro', and the menu here follows suit. An homage to provincial French classics, the al a carte options include snails baked in their shells with aniseed liquor and French garlic butter, a charcuterie platter to share, bouillabaisse, and the obligatory steak frites (using Grass Fed southern Highlands Rib Eye). For dessert, it's apple tartin or crème brulee – oldies, but goodies nonetheless. A neat selection of Australian wine suits the classic bistro style, but if you're after something a little fancier, head over to the cocktail bar.