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“I won't be back but they won't miss me I'm sure”
Review of Chez Gildas

Chez Gildas
Ranked #5 of 23 Restaurants in Ascain
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Took the time to select this restaurant on TA. Probably hit it on a bad Tuesday night.... ? , arrived at 8pm but after waiting 15 mins I had to ask for a drink and a menu from the waitress. She was busy I guess but not really interested in serving anybody else. It took an hour for our starters to arrive and by then I had lost interest. Steak was nice but coated in a heavy bearnaise sauce. I said goodnight to the chef who was talking to locals and was ignored. I didn't leave a tip as it was not deserved.

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

The welcome at this restaurant was warm and friendly. Service and Food was excellent the gateaux basque merits particular note and is not to be missed.
We arrived early without reservation and are glad we did because despite being out of season the restaurant filled within 30mins of our arrival, it would be wise to reserve.
If you want authentic basque cuisine without any pretentiousness then give this place a try.

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Thank Jonathan H
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We needed to get some lunch before heading to the Train de la Rhune and after having checked out the menus at a number of places elected to eat here.
Neither of us had any clue about typical Basque dishes so we both chose from the plat de jour.
The salad de basque was basically a salad with some cheese and serrano ham with a balsamic vinegar dressing, so nothing special.
My main dish was some kind of a cod gratin casserole which again did not set my world on fire and in fact the cod was pretty dry and tasted like it had been around for a while.
My wife had a risotto which she said was mediocre.
Would have been nice to have had something that was memorably Basque, but I guess that was probably our fault for not knowing what to order and from where.
Our bill including wine was 55 Euro.

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Thank richbam
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Similar to other places in Ascain we could not fault the waiting staff. Helpful in explaining the dishes and local wines. Entrecôte was very nicely cooked but a tuna main was over cooked and the ratatouille was pretty tasteless. Wine great value.
Cost. For two around €60.

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