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“Charming warm bistro atmosphere enjoyed by both locals and visitors alike”
Review of Le Gramophone

Le Gramophone
Ranked #5 of 28 Restaurants in Orsay
Cuisines: French, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
“Charming warm bistro atmosphere enjoyed by both locals and visitors alike”
Reviewed November 29, 2011

Just enjoyed a wonderful evening at "le Gramophone" with a colleague. The food and service are excellent. As is the atmosphere which felt akin to the romantic bistro atmosphere experienced in french film! The front-of-house staff provided an excellent service with kind patience for french beginners. The service was altogerther efficient and very friendly. Ordered the Cote de Boeuf and the creme bruiee with a jug of wine.

  • Visited November 2011
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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London
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64 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Great food, great place”
Reviewed September 17, 2011

Excellent selection of interesting and tasty food. Service good and a cool venue too. Highly recommended. Check out their website to see if its your kind of place. www.legramophone.net

  • Visited August 2011
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2 Thank cr7London
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Perth
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lovely French food in Orsay, close to the station”
Reviewed August 17, 2011

The Gramophone serves lovely French cuisine in a jazz style restaurant.

We have been there several times with friends, family and for a larger dinner with about 30 people. The food has always been of good quality, the service is friendly and the restaurant has a lovely causal feel about it.

The Gramophone is about a 5 minute walk from Orsay-Ville train station on the RER B line. If you have young children they seem to prefer you tell them in advance for evening reservations.

  • Visited December 2010
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Thank aussiebunny
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South Pole
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92 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
“Great brasserie-style food in a cute, cosy restaurant”
Reviewed February 4, 2011

We've been here many times and don't have much to complain about! Staff are friendly - occasionally pretentious for no apparent reason, but hey, this is France - the land of unwarranted pretention! Food is consistently good and not overly expensive. The jazz music always provides a pleasant atmosphere. Cosy in the winter, relaxed in the summer - after so many gritty restaurant experiences in Orsay centre (Dolce Pizza - very, very questionable pizza; Tsukushi - very un-Japanese food and horrifyingly bad sushi; La Giostra - possibly the worst food ever) the Gramophone was wonderful discovery. If you happen to be in this little town for any reason, I'd definitely recommend a visit.

  • Visited January 2011
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4 Thank voyageuse_81
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Mougins, France
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“wonderful little resto right in front of the train station”
Reviewed August 28, 2010

I only go to this restaurant once a year when I'm in Orsay meeting a friend. Just thought I'd drop by and say how wonderful it was. They let us keep adding people to the table that arrived unannounced. The food was superb and I love the little garden atmosphere right in front of the busy train station street. The service has always been smiling and prompt.

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Thank Linda L
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