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Magret de Canard: crispy skin duck breast, confit beetroot, apple, smoked onion purée and balsamic jus.
Embark on a gastronomic journey of fine French food at its best at L’isle de France Terrigal on Ena Street. Soak up expansive ocean views from inside and out at this classically chic venue, where a full glass frontage lets in natural light and white-clothed tables, napery and candles set an intimate ambience, ideal for lingering over dinner with someone special. Drawing inspiration from the diverse culinary heritage of Mauritius – the French island the restaurant is named for – expect entrées such as char-grilled Fremantle octopus, sauce vierge, confit capsicum and espelette pepper; while for the main, delve into slow-cooked Wagyu beef cheeks, red wine, lardons, baby carrots, potato purée, mushrooms and jus. Say bon appetit to a decadent dessert of lavender crème brûlée and sablé breton.
A few words from L'isle de France Terrigal
L'isle de France was the former name of the island of Mauritius during French Colonisation of the Indian Ocean Islands over 2 centuries ago. The name L'isle de France is a "Clin d'oeil" to Bernard's heritage, as he was born in Mauritius, which has had an incredible French influence in terms of its cuisine, over the years.
The culinary team draws its inspiration from the diverse culinary heritage of Mauritius (Asia, Africa, France) to create an incredible balance of flavours,
L'isle de France Terrigal thrives on a renewed approach to classical dishes as depicted by the extensive menu which is reviewed every 4 to 6 months.
L'isle de France had its humble start in Gosford in 2012 prior to relocating all operations to Terrigal in February 2014 The chic and elegant theme of the original Gosford Restaurant boasting a prominent dedication to French ambiance and cuisine, was replicated at the new premises on Terrigal Drive, where "Onda Ristorante" was formerly housed, next to the new Elysium Terrigal Building.
1 Ena Street, Terrigal 2260 NSW - See Map
An adaptation of one of the most popular dishes in the French repertoire, this Winter dish warms the soul when it’s cold outside – best enjoyed with a glass of Pinot Noir.
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Seats: 140 Chef: Jeremy Pace Sommelier: Fabrice le Boulanger