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20 April 2014
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Le Comptoir Gascon

020 3589 2683

61-63 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6hj

£37.00 French Clerkenwell, Barbican

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  • Wine: £17.00
  • Champagne: £49.50
  • Opening Hours: Tues-Sat 12N-2.30pm 6.30-10pm

Square Meal Review of Le Comptoir Gascon ?

While starry Club Gascon reconsiders and redefines the culinary legacy of south-west France, this peppy sibling gets back to basics with ‘pig’ and ‘duck’ squarely on the agenda. The must-order ‘piggy treats’ is a ‘smorgasbord of all things porky’, although star billing goes to the quacking bird, which appears in myriad delicious forms across the menu: duck eggs are served with mushroom concassé, duck fat is etched into ‘crazy salt’ chips (‘the stuff food dreams are made of’), and the bistro’s suited fans can’t get enough of the benchmark confit, cassoulet and duck burger. Lighter ideas such as chicory salad with BBQ mushrooms and orange vinaigrette are just as compelling. Terrific regional French wines and ‘pretty reasonable’ prices further account for Comptoir’s success.

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  1. Le Comptoir Gascon

    61-63 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6hj
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    Ian H.

    Great Business Lunch

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    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 7
    • Atmosphere: 8
    • Value: 8

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  2. Le Comptoir Gascon

    61-63 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6hj
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    Tim H.

    Dinner is a dish best served warm... and preferably hot!

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    • Food & Drink: 5
    • Service: 4
    • Atmosphere: 6
    • Value: 4

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  3. Le Comptoir Gascon

    61-63 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6hj
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    Ceri E.
        (1)
    Editor's pick

     
    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 9
    • Atmosphere: 8
    • Value: 8

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  4. Le Comptoir Gascon

    61-63 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6hj
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    Will F.
        (7)

     
    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 7
    • Atmosphere: 9
    • Value: 9

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  5. Le Comptoir Gascon

    61-63 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6hj
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    Olga T.
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    • Food & Drink: 1
    • Service: 1
    • Atmosphere: 4
    • Value: 1

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  6. Le Comptoir Gascon

    61-63 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6hj
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    Grenouille
        (5)

     
    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 9
    • Atmosphere: 9
    • Value: 10

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  7. Le Comptoir Gascon

    61-63 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6hj
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    Jackaline W.
        (1)

     
    • Food & Drink: 6
    • Service: 4
    • Atmosphere: 7
    • Value: 5

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  8. Le Comptoir Gascon

    61-63 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6hj
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    Jean C.
        (5)

     
    • Food & Drink: 9
    • Service: 9
    • Atmosphere: 9
    • Value: 9

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  9. Le Comptoir Gascon

    61-63 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6hj
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    Phil P.
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    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 8
    • Atmosphere: 8
    • Value: 8

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  10. Le Comptoir Gascon

    61-63 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6hj
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    Jayne W.
      Silver Reviewer  (14)

     
    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 7
    • Atmosphere: 9
    • Value: 8

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  1. I'd heard a lot about Comptoir Gascon, particularly their duck specialties, so I knew I'd have a tough choice on my hands. Every great French meal features bread and wine, non?..
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  2. Comptoir Gascon is part of the Gascon emporium of restaurants all located around the picturesque location of Smithfields Market near St. Pauls. One of its sister restaurants, Club Gascon, operates with a Michelin star under its belt and we love the food there. However, Comptoir Gascon offers a totally different type of dining experience consisting of what is essentially French soul food...
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  3. Tonight I finally went to my neighborhood French bistrot Comptoir Gascon which serves especially South West of France food (Home sweet home). I must say I was not disappointed...
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