Gail's French Dark Sourdough 400g

3.7 out of 5 (43)

27 out of 43 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

life 3 days guaranteed (avg. 3) (avg. 3)*

Suitable for vegetarians


Price per 100g: 75p


Product Description

GAIL's French Dark Sourdough

Characterised by a deep, hand-scored crust and a light lacy interior, our French Dark Sourdough toasts beautifully, keeps well and matures a little more every day - c'est magnifique!

About GAIL's
GAIL's believes in the art of honest breadmaking. We start with just four simple ingredients: flour, water, salt and yeast, and we never add artificial colours or flavours. Instead, we seek out the best ingredients from where they're best, whether it's hand-peeled Bramley apples from Britain, single source unsalted butter from France, or plump juicy olives from Mediterranean groves. All our loaves are made by hand too, so we never need to add the stabilisers and preservatives that are an unavoidable fact of industrialised bread.

Our selection of classic and globally-inspired artisanal breads includes a range of sourdoughs made from 15-year old wild yeast starters. Allowed to rise slowly and naturally, these loaves take 48 hours to make and possess a mature taste and character that a mechanically processed loaf couldn't hope to match.

Product Information



Ideally, store in your Gail's paper bag. You can freeze the bread, but never refrigerate.

Prepare & Use

This traditional loaf deserves time-honoured flavours. Think French, and smother with a thick layer of flavourful farmhouse pâté, or toast with Gruyère cheese and dip into piping hot caramelised onion soup.

Country of Origin


Country of Packing



Gail's Hampstead
64 Hampstead High Street
NW3 1QH.

Package Type

Paper bag.

Recycling Information

Paper bag recyclable.


Allergen Information

  • Contains: Gluten, Wheat, Lactose, Milk
  • May Contain: Nut, Egg, Sesame, Peanut, Oats


Wholemeal Flour, Water, Sourdough (Wheat Flour, Water), Wholemeal Flour, Malt Flour, Salt, Flour Treatment Agent (Vitamin C), Milk.

Nutritional Data

Typical Valuesper 100g
of which sugars1.4g
of which starch41.2g
of which saturates0.2g
of which mono-unsaturates0.2g
of which polyunsaturates0.6g


Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5

43 customers reviewed this product Average rating 3.7

27 out of 43 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 4 star out of 5

11 April 2014

Like this a lot

Crusty and delicious - though a smaller loaf than you might expect.

Rating: 1 star out of 5

05 April 2014


Thick hard crust - over baked, almost black. I usually like sourdough. This was a big disappointment.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

30 March 2014

Real Bread!

Real bread at last, this is for people that like old fashioned bread, well baked, with a good crust and needs to be chewed. Excellent bread.

Rating: 2 star out of 5

19 November 2013

tasty but tough

Great flavour but the crust was very hard making it difficult to cut and eat. The dough was very chewy and a bit dry. It just didn't seem like fresh bread. Luckily I needed sourdough bread to make into thick croutons and for that it was great - fried, it was easier to eat. But if I'd bought it to eat straight off the loaf, for sandwiches or something, I'd have been very disappointed. Especially given the price.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

23 September 2013


It's the second or third time I've had this bread. This time it seemed fresher than before. Would recommend it.


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