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Review of Le Gaya - CLOSED

Le Gaya
Price range: $18 - $37
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed July 17, 2013

Having eaten here originally in 2009 and being very impressed with the quality of the cuisine, it seemed only fit that my significant other and I pay another visit to establish what we originally discovered. The welcome that is provided by Vicki and John is warm, the produce that John uses is first rate, the advice and explanation of the menu and the wine selection equally so and when the courses arrive, the only description that is relevant is sumptuous! Don't pass this by!!!

Hope to see you both again soon and thanks again!

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Thank craigdupree
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

We loved the Gaia so much that we came back again the next week and plan to go back this summer. Beautifully cooked food from a short menu and a great choice of wine. Strongly advise booking!

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Thank phildavey
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Reviewed May 27, 2013

I wouldn't have found this place unless it was for TA. Moreover, even when we got there I was dubious as it's a quite uninspiring place. However, we'd booked, and so we continued in.

A simple, good value menu was executed perfectly. A really light Roquefort Souffle started off, and a great chicken breast with mushrooms and foie gras followed. All finished off with a brilliant chocolate mousse.

It's refreshing to be able to find a decent restaurant in small town France that isn't just the normal obvious candidates (Confit de Canard again!). The strange thing is - this place is actually owned an run by a British/Oz couple.

One comment, as mentioned by others, is the slightly offish service - but hey ho - when the food is this good then that's just an amusement !

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Thank Steve H
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

Tired of the same ol' confit of duck and cassoulet that sits on your stomach like a brick for the rest of the day.
Here, it's different.
Light, refreshing, interesting, this restaurant offers a fantastic alternative to the rest of the local restaurants.
The food is always made with fresh ingredients ans is great value for money!!

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Thank Alexander H
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Reviewed May 5, 2013

We took TripAdvisor advice and booked for our meal, which was just as well as many drop ins were turned away while we were in the tiny Restaurant Gaia. The food was excellent: fresh local ingredients, carefully prepared with flair. As for value, I felt it was extraordinary - our meal was €75 including a bottle of wine, a couple of glasses of cremant de Limoux and a glass of dessert wine (though we only had one pudding). My husband had a souffle of Roquefort (outstanding) and chicken with wild mushrooms (delicious but vast, hence the one pudding). I had local white asparagus - lovely, but on balance I prefer the green kind - and magret de canard with peach and brandy sauce, sumptuous. The pavlova for pudding, like everything else, was perfectly cooked. €75 for this? i hear you ask. Yes! Amazing! The menu was €26 with no restrictions and the bottle of good wine was only €14! Other French establishments, take note.

I would have given 4.5 stars if possible to account for the fact that front of house service was a little slow (it took 20 minutes to get our glass of fizz) and somewhat offhand. But it doesn't deserve a whole star taking off for this, as this was our stand out meal in south west France.

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Thank JaneShorney
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lordaz, Propriétaire at Le Gaya, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2014
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Bonjour le gaya vous remercie pour votre commentaire cependant sachez que le restaurant à été repris depuis le mois d octobre.

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