On the last night of our week in Gif we enjoyed an evening at Le Canapé. What a lovely way to end: great food, terrific service and a lovely atmosphere. To us Brits, it really did feel very French in the best possible way! If...More
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I would recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting this lovely little village. The food was delicious and the menu extensive. We can't wait to visit it on our next trip.
tried on a Saturday for quick drink and bite with 3 kids, waited on the canape, seemed to disturb.. left. Tried a second time on a Sunday end of afternoon/early evening: "we dont serve food at this hour" again with a semi pleasant attitude. WOuld...More
We find it a bit of a challenge finding a decent place for dinner in the area between Orsay and Gif. Over the years we have tried more or less all available option, apart from some ethnic places which we have no interest in. At...More
Le Canapé has been a Gif institution for more than 20 years. Originally opened by the current owner's mother, Joëlle, le Canapé epitomised what a "Salon de Thé" should be, starting with the cozy eponymous couch at the entrance... When Joëlle retired, her son and...More
We planned local fare. The setting is warm and cozy. The chef/owner is there every night. All of the customers appeared to be locals, this is always a good sign.
Despite the nice environment and the warm welcome, I consider this restaurant too expensive as compared to the quality and quantity in the plate. I barely tasted my Cod fish amongst my mashed potatoes I took. Desert are likely not home made.
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...More