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Place de l'Eglise, 91190 Gif-sur-Yvette, France
+33 1 69 07 74 06
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12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Paris, France
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

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 not give a 3rd try.

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YYC
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279 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

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 the end of the day, the Canape seems to be the most reasonable option, especially... More 

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Aberdovey, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

We loved this place, lovely fresh proper grub! Staff friendly and very welcoming. Will definitely return again one day! Try the canapés yummy!

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Thank Beckxy28
France
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

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 his wife took over, and initially the results were mixed. We found the new prices... More 

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Thank StencilV
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

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.

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Chateaufort, France
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

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.

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Spalding, lincolnshire
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

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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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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96 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 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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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $44
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?