Brasserie Blanc

We’re magnifique!

We are delighted to announce that as part of Heartwood Collection that we have been recognised as one of the Sunday Times’ Best Places to Work 2024.  With nearly 30 years of heritage and experience, we have some of the best people in the industry and our culture reflects our values of ‘Seek Excellence’, ‘Lead by Example’ and ‘Genuinely Care’ and you can see these put into practice in our brasseries everyday by our wonderful teams. Congratulations to everyone in… read more

A grand reopening for Portsmouth BB

Our Portsmouth brasserie officially reopened yesterday with a beautiful new look, having undergone an extensive refurbishment, which was celebrated accordingly. To commemorate their reopening and their 15th year Gunwharf Quays, General Manager Marco Tortorici and the team welcomed Centre Director Yvonne Clay to officially declare the brasserie open at midday, serenaded by the songs of The Shanty Men. In the evening, the team welcomed over 75 guests for drinks and nibbles including the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Tom Coles. Heartwood CEO Richard Ferrier welcomed… read more

15th anniversary for BB Portsmouth…

With our 15th anniversary this year it was only fitting that we had a glow up to celebrate our fabulous Portsmouth brasserie! Our new look brasserie has been beautifully refurbished to create a light, bright space with a beautiful mural wallpaper that brings the outside in. We have created a new space with a large sociable table that is perfect for small groups to gather to enjoy time together whilst our bar is a cosy intimate area that is ideal… read more

BB Oxford nominated for presitigous foodie award

BB Oxford has been nominated in the Best Restaurant category in the Ox in a Box Food Awards 2024! This prestigious award is much-coveted by the Oxford foodie community and we are delighted that the original BB has been shortlisted. A stalwart of the BB family, the team in Oxford have consistently served their Jericho neighbours and those from further afield with beautifully cooked food and with fantastic service. As an award voted for by the people, to win this… read more

Our spring menu has landed!

Our new spring menu is full of seasonal favourites that are bursting with flavour and are a veritable feast for the eyes. With spring comes an abundance of sustainably sourced seafood to create a menu that is perfect for relaxed al fresco dining as the days grow longer.  Chalkstream trout tartare is paired with pickled radish, trout caviar, creamy avocado and Milwaukee rye bread for a show stopping starter that delicately balances a myriad of tastes and textures.  Our Devon… read more

Celebration time!

We were all so excited last week when our sister company Heartwood Inns was awarded the top accolade of Best Managed Pub Group (up to 50 sites) at the Publican Awards, the Oscars of the hospitality industry. And if that wasn’t enough, they also picked up the award for Best Operations Team as well! Congratulations to all!