With the recent demise of Yellow we have been looking for another challenger to Pitt St Diner’s ’Sydney’s Best Croque Madame’ crown. LGB’s attempt comes close. The croque madame ($13) is served pan-fried and topped with a slightly runny duck egg. Plenty of gooey Gruyère and almost enough ham make it very enjoyable and we would order it again. But the search goes on…
French toast ($15) with just the right amount of sweetness. Covered in maple syrup and served with candied pear and walnuts, the presentation and sizing was spot on. An interesting sprinkle of spices add some flair to a fantastic dish.
Also on the menu to confuse you is ham and cheese croissant ($8), crepes with mixed berry compote and marscapone cream ($14.50), La Bouffe big breakfast (eggs, mushrooms, tomato, bacon, Toulouse sausage and potato rosti, $19.50) and smoked salmon with potato cake, poached eggs and onion jam ($16.50).
The vibe at LGB is chilled and friendly, the food professional (if slightly on the slow side) and the French accents fluttering past add a sense of authenticity. They deservedly retain their high ranking.
Overall Rating: 19.5/25
Phone: 9818 4333
Address: Shops 1 & 2, 778 Darling Street, Rozelle, 2039
Payment Options: Credit cards, EFTPOS, cash. 5% surcharge for tables of 10 or more