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Comptoir Gascon London offers diners a chance to experience a slice of authentic French Basque / Gascon food porn. It reminds us of some other great dining experiences that we’ve had in France and the meals at Comptoir Gascon are just as great.

 

Duck rillettes (9/10)

Duck rillettes (9/10)

Piggy treats (8/10)

Piggy treats (8/10)

Crackling soft duck egg & mushroom fricassée (8/10)

Crackling soft duck egg & mushroom fricassée (8/10)

Foie gras burger (8.5/10)

Foie gras burger (8.5/10)

 

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.

 

Chicory salad (7.5/10)

Chicory salad (7.5/10)

French fries cooked in duck fat (7/10)

French fries cooked in duck fat (7/10)

Courgette risotto (8/10)

Courgette risotto (8/10)

Duck burger with foie gras (8/10)

Duck burger with foie gras (8/10)

 

When we visited Comptoir Gascon:

  • Piggy treats (8/10)
  • Duck burger with foie gras (8/10)
  • Crackling soft duck egg & mushroom fricassée (8/10)
  • Foie gras burger (8.5/10)
  • Duck rillettes (9/10)
  • French fries cooked in duck fat (7/10)
  • Chicory salad (7.5/10)
  • Courgette risotto (8/10)
  • Chocolate fondant with raspberry sorbet (8/10)
  • Strawberry gazpacho with Chantilly cream (8/10)
Chocolate fondant with raspberry sorbet (8/10)

Chocolate fondant with raspberry sorbet (8/10)

Strawberry gazpacho with Chantilly cream (8/10)

Strawberry gazpacho with Chantilly cream (8/10)

Chocolate fondant with raspberry sorbet (8/10)

Chocolate fondant with raspberry sorbet (8/10)

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The total bill at Comptoir Gascon came to £85 (including the service charge, 3 coffees and a bottle of water).

 

Food rating for Comptoir de Gascon: 8/10

Service rating for Comptoir de Gascon: 8/10

Overall rating for Comptoir de Gascon: 8/10

(Overall rating is based on personal taste, opinion of the ambiance and the price)

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