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“Friendly staff, good value, excellent food”
Review of Le Gayridon - CLOSED

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Le Gayridon
Price range: US$26 - US$32
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Neighbourhood: Le Marais
Reviewed 12 November 2011

Having never been to Paris before I was excited to eat in a traditional small restuarant not full of tourists and english food!

Although it took a little while to find I'm so happy we did. We had made a reservation through the toptable website about an hour before to get a 30% on our food. The staff did not speak any english but understood when we said toptable that we would get a discount! My friend spoke a bit of french which helped but the staff were very helpful in actions and broken english to explain what all the dishes were and it was simple enough to make a request and change what vegetable and type of potatoes we had.

The food was excellent duck was cooked perfectly and the wine recommended to accompany was also perfect. Being such a fussy and bland eater this was a god send. Staff were friendly, accomadating without being imposing in quite a small space. (There are only a couple of tables downstairs and upstairs). Location was good as was easy enough to find somewhere to go out after just had to walk for a few minutes.

In all me and my friend thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. I would recommend and definitely visit again.

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Thank os620
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Reviewed 24 October 2011

We were cruising the neighborhood and chose Le Gayridon on impulse. We were greeted warmly by the owner. She does not speak English but the menu and and sign language were all that was needed.

Le Gayridon focuses on south-western French cuisine. Emphasis on pork and duck but fish and beef on the menu as well. I started with a small plate of charcuterie - 4 kinds - 2 varieties of sausage, bresaola, paté - delicious and beautifully presented.

Then a maigret du canard (perfectly cooked, pink, tender) with sauteed girolles followed by the house special dessert: a molten chocolate cake (okay a cliché but fantastic) accompanied by a delicious frozen vanilla confection of some kind. Alas, what it was I do not know - the language issue alas.

My daughter started with a salad with warm goat cheese, the maigret and a créme brulée. She said her brulee was the best of the trip (Le Gayridon's version was contestant #4)

The service was attentive and friendly - definitely recommend and am looking forward to returning.

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Thank Roberta D
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Reviewed 29 May 2011

Really enjoyed our food here. The service was good and we would definitely go back next time we are in Paris.

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Thank Brian8008
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Paris, France
Reviewed 21 August 2009

friendly and very very good!!

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Reviewed 30 September 2012
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