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La Garrigue: "Friendly and very French" La Garrigue Tip by wrongbus

La Garrigue, Edinburgh: 2 reviews and 1 photos

Taking inspiration, recipes and no little tableware from his beloved Languedoc, Jean Michel Gauffre reminds Edinburgh that the French can be perfectionists when it comes to the table. That’s no ordinary salt on the melon starter but fleur de sel de Camargue, autographed by the master salt maker no less (are you listening, Saxo?). His brandade could hardly be more authentic. And as for the duck confit, I drool at the memory of its melting flesh, crisp skin and, yes, no doubt the saturated fat of deep-fried Elvis. But pah! Just show me the cherry clafoutis to finish.

Address: 31 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh
Price Comparison: about average
Directions: Near Waverley station. Exit the station by the back (Market Street) entrance and turn left
Phone: 0131 557 3032
Price: US$21-30
Rating: 4
Theme: French

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  • Written Sep 24, 2004
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