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L'Imprevu

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7 rue Camille Desmoulins, 47000, Agen, France
+33 5 53 66 39 31
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12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 5, 2016

Good meal, busy (therefore a bit noisy) at lunch time with local customers - a good sign. Good value for money. Bon repas. Plein au déjeuner donc un peu bruyant. Bon rapport qualité-prix.

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Thank Philgdecosse
Kortrijk, Belgium
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81 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2015

I had dinner at L'Imprevu while staying at the nearvy Ibis Agen Centre. The restaurant was an unexpected nice surprise during my stay. From the outside, the restaurant looks rather unassuming. There is a small menu (always a good sign) with a choice of menu or à la carte dining. I had a very affordable three-course menu for 18€, with... More 

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Thank Eindvijand
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2015

I made a special side-trip to Agen because I treasured for years the memory of the fish soup I once ate at L'Imprevu.. Not only is it not now on the menu, the interior which I remember as being conventional bistro is now brightly lit and furnished in plastic making for poor acoustics, worsened by the racket of a group... More 

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near Phila.
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156 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2014

Just across the street from the Ibis Agen Centre, and an excellent dinner choice. You have an almost reverse sticker shock, when you see the menu for the first time. Prices are just so much lower than in Paris. I started off with an excellent Soupe de Poissons, and was well satiated by the end of the meal. I am... More 

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Toulouse, France
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209 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed May 6, 2014

A favourite spot with locals, very busy with a great atmosphere. On a cold evening can look closed from a distance with the tables and chairs stacked up outside, but look closer and you will find a great choice of local food and wine inside. Great value multi course menu for under €30

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St Erth, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2013

The Fish soup!....A Must Have.... The chefs special (you pay extra for this) and if you are English and are not familiar with French specialities, do not google the contents, just eat it , you'll love it! Friendly efficient staff, one waiter serving about 30 covers, expertly!

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2 Thank TDFtraveller
Oxon
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100 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2013

We arrived at 6:45pm but learned opening was not until 7:30 so had to come back and we were very glad we did. Our young waitress was determined to explore the limits of our French but that aside we enjoyed a very memorable meal. We chose the 25 euro menu which consisted of four courses and preparatory nibbles. The food... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2013

Young hip restaurant where the food really matters. The menu is good value. The name of the restaurant means "unexpected" and it really is just that, unexpectedly wonderful. We had the soup de poisson to start and it was heavenly. The salad with Homard/lobster was worth the supplement, main for hubby's ris de veau was great. My main was fish... More 

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charente
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed June 27, 2013

We chose this restaurant from TA reviews and they were not wrong. Service was patchy but always attentive with plenty of nibbles while we waited. Without a doubt worth the trip just for the entrecôte steak, absolutely fantastic, and a very interesting wine list too.

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Perigueux
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196 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2013

Don't expect speedy service but they keep you topped up with olives why you wait. And the wait is worth it! The food was excellent. The entrecote steak was cooked just how I like it. It was thick and juicy and must have been 500g! You should not leave hungry. Located right in the centre of the city

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $26
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 rue Camille Desmoulins, 47000, Agen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Lot-et-Garonne  >  Agen
  • Phone Number: +33 5 53 66 39 31

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?