Club Gascon

“Reinventing the culinary heritage of south-west France.” - AA Inspector



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Open since 1998, Club Gascon is something of a grande dame of London’s contemporary French restaurant scene. There’s something of a timeless air to the intimate, low-lit dining room with its marble walls inset with mirrors, while flashes of colour come courtesy of mustard yellow and blue upholstery. Calm and formal right down to the white linen and efficient, knowledgeable service, it’s a polished setting to enjoy imaginative, ambitious, dressed-to-thrill tasting-menu dishes with contemporary spin and interesting flavour combinations inspired by the classic cuisine of south-west France. Take mussels en ‘mouclade’ teamed with pine-smoked foie gras, or rabbit ballotine paired with turnips gratin, wild garlic and lardo sardines.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

3 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
AA Notable Wine List
Club Gascon
57 West Smithfields, LONDON, EC1A 9DS


  • Seats: 42
  • Private dining available
  • Steps for wheelchair: 2
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Closed: Sunday, Bank Holidays, 25 December, 1 January
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 30
  • Wines over £30: 400
  • Wines by the glass: 15
  • Cuisine style: French
  • Vegetarian menu

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