Meal at Le Gavroche

Meal at Le Gavroche

at Le Gavroche on 19 April 2009
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Although I have only been here once it remains one of the most special places I have been to in my life on its uniqueness.  I went a week after doing the London marathon as a special treat and with the calorific intake that the classic French tasting menu is, it was probably a good thing that I had run 26.2 miles days before in preparation of the meal.  The food was simple, French dishes done extremely well and the cinnamon pancakes with the foie gras were frankly an instant, death-row meal contender dish for being just utterly sublime as a combination (unbelievably did not get a clear picture of that dish).  Other highlights included the cheese soufflé on a bed of double cream and the white chocolate ice cream at the end.

The service here is on another level.  The staff here will cater for those with minimal food and wine knowledge just as much as those with a fine-tuned palate.  This, I believe is the hallmark of quality – to be refined and obviously high end but also genuinely welcoming and non-judgemental to those who are in need of a bit of guiding in the process.  The sommelier was absolutely fantastic in all his recommendations and the twins looked after us so well throughout the meal.  It was also gracious of Michel Roux Jr to come and say hello to us at the table and share post-marathon thoughts as a nice bonus (having been blocked by the cheese board on first attempt).  I believe this is a special place and the perfect venue in London for anyone who wants to treat their other half to something very special – something I very much look forward to doing with someone one day.

The service here is on another level.  The staff here will cater for those with minimal food and wine knowledge just as much as those with a fine-tuned palate.  This, I believe is the hallmark of quality – to be refined and obviously high end but also genuinely welcoming and non-judgemental to those who are in need of a bit of guiding in the process.  The sommelier was absolutely fantastic in all his recommendations and the twins looked after us so well throughout the meal.  It was also gracious of Michel Roux Jr to come and say hello to us at the table and share post-marathon thoughts as a nice bonus (having been blocked by the cheese board on first attempt).  I believe this is a special place and the perfect venue in London for anyone who wants to treat their other half to something very special – something I very much look forward to doing with someone one day.

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9 / 10

Degustation menu

Canapés

Lobster

Cheese soufflé

Scallop

Restaruant interior

Langoustine

In very good hands

Lamb

Cheeses

The wonderful sommelier

Allocated table silver animal

White chocolate desert

Petits fours