Awarded a Bib Gourmand by Michelin, Comptoir Gascon offers superb French bistro-style cuisine. A gourmet bistro and delicatessen, Comptoir specialises in fine produce sourced from South West France.<br/><br/>Rustic yet elegant, the interior at Comptoir Gascon restaurant has a warm, relaxed ambience and a romantic feel. The wine list features a good range of classy French bottles which complement the fine regional French cuisine.<br/><br/>The Comptoir Gascon menu features delicious dishes like seared scallops with confit chicory and orange sauce, baby basil ravioles with pumpkin cream or grilled veal onglet with red cabbage stew and mulled wine. The award-winning French fries cooked in duck fat are a favourite with diners and there are a range of delicious seasonal specials on the blackboard.<br/><br/>On London's Charterhouse Street, Comptoir Gascon is a superb French bistro restaurant with a refined wine cellar and a rustic French food hall. Farringdon Tube Station is just a short walk away.
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63 Charterhouse StreetClerkenwellLondonEC1M 6HA
Comptoir Gascon was featured as having an excellent burger that's a bit off the beaten track. As a rustic French restaurant, CG is indeed excellent with a superb cassoulet and delicious garlicky snails - just what you want when you fancy a culinary trip across the Channel without actually getting on the Eurostar. However, as a burger joint I think CG has a long way to go to unseat the current...more
Meh. I've experienced better.
The BBQ (Totally french right?!) Duck Neck was amazeballs. But then again, I love bbq and bird necks. The highlight of the evening right here.
The "hey piggy pig pig" (i can't remember the name of the piggy starter so I thought I'd use a NIN reference instead) starter was nice. Some saucisses, terrine, and other nibbles. Was nice.
The duck burger was so...more
A bit disappointed, but I'd give them a second chance.
The restaurant itself is lovely- has a rustic, cozy interior and warm lighting. They sell some interesting French products, too. I met with a group of 6 others and it was quiet enough to hear each other speak- always a plus!
The food....we started with piggy treats and duck neck. Both delicious. But we really came for the deluxe duck...more
I thought Comptoir Gascon was going to be one of those tiny hole-in-the-wall places so I was pleasantly surprised by its spacious interior. I was less pleasantly surprised by the somewhat snooty waitress. I really don't like it when you go to a restaurant and feel you are being judged for what you are/are not ordering, and/or pressured into ordering extra courses, side dishes etc. This was...more
Thanks to http://www.burgerac.com/p/burgerapp.html I came across Comptoir Gascon. It's really a beautiful little restaurant with a good atmosphere. I went there to taste their duck burger and I wasn't disappointed. It is difficult to compare this burger to other burgers, because, well, it's just different, it's duck. I really liked it. I recently read that their french fries should be one of...more