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“Fantastic experience”
Review of Le Gavroche

Le Gavroche
Ranked #116 of 25,029 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Mayfair
Description: The first UK restaurant to be awarded one, two, and then three Michelin stars, Le Gavroche remains a class apart. Since opening in 1967, this Mayfair bastion of French cuisine has been very much a family affair, and chef-patron Michel Roux Jr continues the tradition today. The elegance of the menu and the ambience is impeccably tailored, while the discreet service has won its own plaudits.
Reviewed March 27, 2014

This was a special treat, a combination of a birthday celebration and Christmas gift. The only booking we could get was 9:30pm sitting which was later that I would normally choose to eat, but given the popularity of the place, we had very little choice in the matter despite booking the requisite 60 days in advance.
We were greeted on arrival and took a seat in the upstairs bar area where we enjoyed a glass of Champagne and ordered our food. We both opted for the Menu Exceptional (taster menu).

Shortly after, we were shown to our table. The whole surroundings are very classically decorated but clearly are super clean and well maintained.

The food was rich and indulgent with every course and despite only being small portions, I never thought they should be bigger or any more than what they were. Each course was paired with a wine that complimented the dish well, although some wines were more to my particular taste than others. By the end of the meal, we were both extremely full, and it's quite amazing how such small portions fill you up.

The service was exemplary and everyone seemed to know exactly what their particular role was in a well rehearsed choreography.

I would highly recommend a visit to this restaurant, even if this is a once in a lifetime experience.

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Thank WelshFoodie1980
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Reviewed March 26, 2014

Shared a romantic weekend with my husband for my birthday and our wedding anniversary in London and visited this restaurant the meal and service was second to none, a bit pricey but worth every penny for the experience. It would have been nice to see Michelle Roux or Monica but Hey Ho maybe another time. :)

Thank 149Linda
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Reviewed March 26, 2014

We've been there before a couple of days with family. Really warm atmosphere with helping-professional service and extremely tasty dishes. A big applause!!!

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Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

Ate here in our last night in london and was really amazed with beef filet with red wine! Wont ever forget that taste! Though we waited almost an our to get our table still think that was worthy!

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Reviewed March 24, 2014

We visited Le Gavroche last Friday for my wife's birthday. It was difficult to get a reservation in the first place but well worth the effort. We were a party of six and in good spirits. On reflection I don;t think it was the best venue for what was quite a boozy night out. The food and service is deserving of your best attention. The proprietor is a gent and the staff just impeccable. Can't wait to return (hope they will have us back!) but probably better as a couple next time.

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