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L'Instant

4 Rue Port Vieux, Biarritz, France
05 59 24 84 65
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Ranked #20 of 250 Restaurants in Biarritz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Thu - Mon 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations

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Monaco
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Obviously quality comes with a price. Then again if you want cheaper meals you have plenty around the area. Now if you want some GOOD dishes (americano sandwiches isn't), you stopped at the right address. Mr in the kitchen, and Mrs doing the waitress... Chillax, lay back and enjoy.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We have dined in this place a few times in the pass but yesterday was the worse meal we've had.Very disappointing indeed for the chef's standard. The leek with pasta was over cooked though the flavour was good. The squid was done well but the chorizo and risotto that accompanied it was really much too salty. The sea bass was... More

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Onset, Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My girlfriend and I were tired and a little cranky from a day at the beach and couldn't decide where to eat, and it was past 3 so many places are not still serving lunch. We were welcomed in and ate the dish of the day with red sangria. The waitress, who may have been the owner, was so lovely... More

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Steinwenden, Germany
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel and I'm very grateful to them because of that. The Chef is a real artist, the service is close to perfection and from the starters to the dessert everything was wonderful...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Very friendly service but with limited skills in english. The food was very tasty and beautiful presented so really an ejoyable meal. Be careful with the Peach melba that's to far from an original one :-) but an interesting attempt.

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Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo
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59 reviews 59 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Quality, refined restaurant offering a beautiful meal - excellent service and very well presented meal (essentially salt crusted foie-gras, suckling pig, chocolate and raspberry mousse) in a good location in the Old Port. Was there on a quiet wet night in May, but despite being an off night, the experience was one to remember - many thanks and recommended for... More

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pupghkeepsie NY
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This was the best meal in Biarritz and believe me, I ate around! The food was exquisite and the owner a delight, It was very reasonable for the extrmely "gourmetness" of the menu and service . I recommend it greatly!

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London
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

We had been recommended to try L'Instant and we were not disappointed. Despite a relatively small menu, everything sounded delicious and we still struggled to choose! Once we managed to make our minds up we were treated to a gastronomic delight! Beautifully crafted dishes that tasted delicious and would not look out of place in Michelin starred restaurant. The service... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We visited L'Instant on a Wednesday evening after discovering it was closed Tuesday night. I'm glad we went back as the food was great and worth the effort. The menu choices are limited but cover vegetarian, seafood and meat options. The Foie Gras starter was amazing and the Lobster ravioli was light, fresh and tasty - it'd more of a... More

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Bagneux
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60 reviews 60 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Restaurant that we tried 4 years ago and that kept same quality level. Very good food (sirloin steak with snacked foie gras and veal slices filled with meat were great). Excellent waitress. Do not hesitate !

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