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Chez Gerard - Chancery Lane

About Chez Gerard - Chancery Lane

Perfectly located for lunch and after-work meetings for legal-eagle-type carnivores, Chez Gerard works its magic on this Chancery Lane location. It’s a haven of good food, fine wine, and excellent service for everyone from QC’s to court reporters. The wood-panelled decor with its panelled booths and luggage racks is inspired by the golden age of Parisian brasseries in the 1930s. The ambience is buzzy and informal relaxing into easy conversation and romance in the evenings. And ze menu? Tout French, mon brave. Indulge your tastebuds with time-tested French brasserie cuisine. Start with Hot Camembert baked in its box with asparagus, radish, celery and wheat biscuits, followed by steak frites cooked exactly as you require, followed by wine and a Gauloise.



Full a la carte

Starter

Gratinée à l'oignon (traditional french onion soup gratinated with croûtons and gruyère cheese) - £4.95
Parfait de foie de canard et cognac (duck liver and cognac parfait, toasted poilâine bread) - £4.95
Gravadlax (marinated salmon with dill mayonnaise) - £5.60
Bûche de chèvre gratinée aux noisettes (toasted goat's cheese topped with hazelnuts on mixed leaves) - £5.95
Salade de volaille, niçoise (grilled périgord chicken supreme with a classic niçoise salad) - £6.75
Pétoncles grillées, beurre d'ail (six queen scallops grilled with garlic butter) - £8.15

Main Course

Crêpes de sarrazin aux épinards et fromage de chèvre (buckwheat pancakes rolled with spinach and goat's cheese, tomato and red pepper coulis) - £9.95
Poulet des landes, jus de rôti - (free range cornfed french chicken from the loué region) - £11.95
Confit de canard ' maison laffite' (crispy duck leg served with sautéed new potatoes) - £11.95
Délice de saumon grillé à la peau (grilled fillet of salmon with lemon) - £ 12.75
Entrecôte 9oz (255grams) (9oz (255grams) of mature scottish sirloin) - £17.25
Filet de loup de mer grillé aux gambas (grilled fillet of sea bass, tiger prawns and a spinach salad) - £17.95
Filet 9oz (255grams) (specially selected prime scottish and irish fillet) - £20.95

All main courses are inclusive of vegetables and pommes frites

Dessert

Glace vanille, sauce framboises (vanilla ice cream with raspberry coulis) - £4.95
Tarte au citron (french lemon tart, crème fraiche and blackcurrant puree) - £5.25
Assiette de fromages (a selction of 3 regional french cheeses) - £5.50
Petit pot au chocolat (a french dark chocolate mousse, pure and simple) - £5.75
Crème brûlée (a creamy egg custard with a caramelised sugar crust) - £5.95
Tarte tatin (hot upside down caramelised apple tart with vanilla ice-cream) - £6.25

The price includes filter coffee and chocolate



Additional Information


Address:

119 Chancery Lane, WC2A 1PP

Nearest tube:

Chancery Lane
There is a cover charge of £1.50 which includes freshly baked French bread and butter, marinated olives and toasted salted nuts. Prices are inclusive of VAT. Service is discretionary, but a recommended 12.5% will be added to your bill.

Average Price:

£24 and Under

Opening times:

Mon - Fri 8:30am - 10am, 12pm - 3pm and 6pm - 10pm

Dress Code:

Smart



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