Toulouse. They open an ephemeral guinguette in the garden of their family home

Catherine and Antoine have opened a guinguette in the garden of their family home in Toulouse. (©

A large black metal door in a small courtyard, adorned with a wooden sign engraved with the word “Hush”. To enter the premises you have to ring the bell and wait for someone to open the door. Then cross a long and wide corridor before finding yourself in the garden of the house of Catherine Sabathier and Antoine González.

A pretty building, located in the middle Toulouse, whose garden has been hosting a cozy and intimate guinguette since Tuesday April 26, 2022. Her name : Hush guinguette.

Summer kitchen and neat decoration

The restaurant is temporary and only open for lunch.
The restaurant is temporary and only open for lunch. (©

“We are a paella caterer and we ran the El Abanico bar in Les Carmes for a long time,” explains Antoine Gonzalez, who has worked in the restaurant business for 45 years. We receive a lot of friends at our place, and they often tell us “you should open a restaurant in your garden”. We did it! »

On the pretty terrace which adjoins the swimming pool, a few tables have been installed, a summer kitchen has been built. Catherine Sabathier took charge of the decoration of the premises, with great taste, using in particular antique objects.

Premium products

The menu changes daily.
The menu changes daily. (©

Next to the summer kitchen, a brazier which is also plancha. “It’s a real fighter plane for grilling,” smiles Antoine Gonzalez. Grilled meats are indeed at the heart of Chut Guinguette’s gourmet offer. “We offer beef, pork, lamb, but also fish or shellfish… explains Antoine Gonzalez. And only quality products, top of the range. »

At Chut guinguette, the menu changes every day, with a starter, main course and dessert at 35 euros. With, for example, a salad of warm squid with parsley followed by a piece of beef matured for 21 days served with a salad, fries and a homemade sauce. A local wine list is also available.

Peace and quiet

The decoration is particularly neat.
The decoration is particularly neat. (©

Every midday, fifteen to twenty people can have lunch in this new guinguette, which bears its name well. “We called it Chut guinguette, because the places are very intimate, explains Catherine. It’s not a guinguette where you play petanque, but a very quiet place, where you enjoy. »

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This ephemeral restaurant, completely outdoors, will remain open throughout the summer.

Practical information:
Shh guinguette at 42 rue Estieu, in Toulouse. Open only for lunch, Monday to Friday.
Reservations recommended on 06 25 23 61 65. More info on the Instagram profile of the guinguette.

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