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L'Insolence

36 avenue Alsace Lorraine, 38000, Grenoble, France
+33 9 53 36 54 29
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“french fries” (4 reviews)
“beef” (5 reviews)
“device” (3 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
French
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
36 avenue Alsace Lorraine, 38000, Grenoble, France
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1 - 10 of 176 reviews

Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Cosey traditional resto with a suprising presentation. The meat flambe is a interesting show. I liked the Sardine salad in its original metal case. The wine is good for a reasonable price.

Thank Jan B
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Short and highly unusual menu; the Potence is the way to go. This is a dish for two with a choice of beef and/or duck. We took both. Just prior to serving, the dish is set on the bar, doused with brandy, and lit. The...More

1  Thank Geoff A
Reviewed November 9, 2015

The "Potence" is a very scenographic dish. It is a medieval torture device filled with chunks of meat, set on fire over a pot of french fries.The meat is good but not exceptional, even if it retains the taste of Cognac. However... how is that...More

Thank Giulio B
Reviewed November 2, 2015

Good food and prices. Easy going atmosphere with eclectic decoration and fittings. Would recommend depending in menu selection.

Thank William R
Reviewed August 13, 2015

Get the Potence!! its like a medieval torture device filled with chunks of meat, set on fire over a pot of fries. Fun to eat. Fun to take visitors. not cheap but worth the money.

Thank SkinnyLauren
Reviewed April 2, 2015

This little restaurant, barely more than a hole in the wall, offers a unique dining experience. Their speciality is taken out of medieval tiles, the ball of a spike club threaded with meat, hung over a pot of fries and then flambéed with cognac letting...More

Thank TorbenKP
Reviewed February 12, 2015

I enjoyed a lot this place. Ambient was smooth and warm and people really fantastic. Not many tables but this helps a lot to keep the noise level very low. We had a great appetizer with Lobster and some kind of tortellini. Entree has been...More

1  Thank guido d
Reviewed January 25, 2015

We decided to go to this restaurant intrigued by its original name. We had a very good evening, the decoration inside is stunning and worth seeing ! The dishes were excellent, from the starter to the dessert and the wine list is great. You can...More

Thank Josh D
Reviewed August 22, 2014

The restaurant is nice and has a special atmosphere. We sat outside on the terrace. Unfortunately the trams that go by make a lot of noise. And we had bad luck with the choice we made for diner. Staff tried to solve our problem, but...More

Thank EverardvK
Reviewed August 6, 2014

This restaurant has a gimmick, which is that they serve three different kinds of meat on a sort of upright spit thing that they light on fire at your table (a "potence" - apparently dates from medieval times). It looks impressive because the fire is...More

Thank mooresie1
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Lucy0012
Hello, Is there an email address that I can contact to make a reservation here? Thanks.
March 17, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 avenue Alsace Lorraine, 38000, Grenoble, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Isere  >  Grenoble
  • Phone Number: +33 9 53 36 54 29
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