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Le Pied de la Gargouille

Grande Rue | 64, 05100 Briancon, France
+33 4 92 20 12 95
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“grilled meat” (3 reviews)
“trout” (3 reviews)
“duck” (4 reviews)
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French, Barbecue, European
££ - £££
Grande Rue | 64, 05100 Briancon, France
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I was surprised by the immense quality of the food in such a touristic place, and for cheap compared to what is around. I definitely recommend the place!

Thank Nobumasa K
Reviewed 21 March 2017

An excellent restaurant in the old town part of Briancon. The lovely atmosphere of the main street of the old town continues when entering the restaurant. Friendly staff, sometimes the dishes are served by the chef personally. The food was gorgeous, I can highly recommend...More

Thank Gabor K
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

On entering the old town your nose will lead you to this BBQ restaurant. It's worthy of a stop too! Wednesday nights most restaurants are closed but this is a goodie and one of about 4 open on the grande rue. Everything on the menu...More

Thank Georgie L
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Service was a bit slow initially, but once we had the waitress's full attention, everything was great, although a shortage of starters caused some issues. Food was very tasty and enjoyable and everyone agreed it was a great meal.

Thank Rockape63
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We went here on recommendation - the proprietor fitted us in as we were a last minute booking - ate fresh trout and roast lamb - all cooked in front of the open fire in the restaurant. Staff very friendly and accommodating, would def go...More

Thank AMG1962
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice restaurant for a mountain diner. Meat is cooked in the fireplace which is in the restaurant room! Classic mountain dishes. Very generous. Very nice staff.

Thank Bicarol
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We managed to get a table with only a few hours notice, lucky we did! Food was excellent - we had the 6 week matured barbecued rib with three delicious sauces. As we are all into good and cooking, we really enjoyed sitting next to...More

Thank Lena S
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had a long Christmas Day lunch here, and it was memorable and wonderful, just the way Christmas lunches ought to be, complete with a huge fireplace (where the grilling is done), fabulous food, a warm and friendly hostess, and Marius, a great, big and...More

Thank BooksAndFlowers
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Never had raclette before, glad that I had my first experience here. Service is friendly and prompt. Had BBQ meat platter and raclette. The melted cheese tasted good with everything. I am obsessed with Raclette!

Thank llp2266
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Fondue was excellent and you can tell the cheese is high quality. For big eaters, the quantity was slightly too small and I regretted not ordering a starter. The grilled meat is was great! Service was very good and fast.

Thank ali22zee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$78
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:15
19:00 - 21:15
19:00 - 21:15
19:00 - 21:15
19:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grande Rue | 64, 05100 Briancon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Hautes-Alpes  >  Briancon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 92 20 12 95
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Homemade cuisine with a selection of local produce. homemade bread and cheese from raw milk specialties, grilled meat cooked in the fireplace country house farm ice desserts. Selection of wines and local dijestifs. Summer terrace
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