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Place de l'Eglise, 91190 Gif-sur-Yvette, France
+33 1 69 07 74 06
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Well Worth A Visit

I can very highly recommend this lovely French restaurant. Clearly popular with the locals, it serves very good food and wine. The owners are certainly passionate about what they serve, both in terms of the food and the wine. The ambience and the friendliness of the owners and the staff leave a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Colin90
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Spalding, lincolnshire
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Spalding, lincolnshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

I can very highly recommend this lovely French restaurant. Clearly popular with the locals, it serves very good food and wine. The owners are certainly passionate about what they serve, both in terms of the food and the wine. The ambience and the friendliness of the owners and the staff leave a lasting impression, we were treated extremely well despite... More 

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Dourdan, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A charming restaurant near the historical city of the small surburb town, with a view on the old church. The welcome by the owners and attendants, and the service overall are highly friendly, the food is always excellent. I can recommand the various gratins, and the crumbles and moelleux au chocolat (two killers). For the lovers, the foie gras at... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Staying at the local Landmark Trust property, we took the advice in the log book to eat at Le Canape, and did not regret a mouthful. We had different dishes for each course and every single one was very good. Not at all pretentious. Good, friendly staff. Sadly, not open for dinner every night, otherwise I'm sure we would have... More 

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Paris, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Our favourite local restaurant, amazing food at very reasonable price, menu changes regularly & staff super friendly! Bonus is the sunday music sessions!!

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Staying locally at the former weekend home of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, we gladly made the trek to the village square and Le Canapé. Joy at sitting outside in the warm weather, the service is impeccable, the food and wine stood up to expectation. This is a terrific restaurant and bar. If you are lucky, as we were,... More 

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Viroflay, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

In France musicians DON'T only play for passion they do a REAL job wich is playing music after years and years learning it!!! The way you think is insulting for their profession!

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Ardingly, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Quite a large group of us were staying in town for a week and we ended up coming back several times. It's a delightful spot, well situated and the staff couldn't be friendlier! A nice variety of dishes and all very tasty. No complaints from our group at all. Outside seating is a perfect spot to relax with a beer... More 

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Paris, France
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We were in Gif to pick up art supplies at a nearby store and arrived too late (most places close business during lunch hours) so decided to have lunch while waiting for the store to reopen. Lé Canapé was recommended to us so we gave it a try. The restaurant is nicely situated in the Place de l'Eglise, the church... More 

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Gif Sur Yvette
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

We just went there for some drinks and to catch their jazz band. For a place like France, where musicians love to play for the passion, we would expect to simply pay for the food. And at most some tips for the musician. It started at 1600 hrs (ends at 1900 hrs), and we reached at about 1800 hrs. Upon... More 

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New Providence, New Jersey
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150 reviews 150 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

I went to "Le Canapé" a few days ago for a business lunch and enjoyed it. The food was well prepared and the price reasonable. There is a nice little terrace for the sunny weather and the staff is friendly. I read some reviewers complain about the modest quantity of food in the plates and frankly I disagree: It is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Place de l'Eglise, 91190 Gif-sur-Yvette, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Essonne  >  Gif-sur-Yvette
  • Phone Number: +33 1 69 07 74 06

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 44
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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