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L'instant Delice

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5 rue des Consuls | 24200, 24200, Sarlat-la-Caneda, France
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Durham, North Carolina
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

L'Instant Delice was recommended to us by a friend. We were not disappointed. The Duck breats was done perfectly. There was a good choice of vegetables and side dishes. Desserts were sumptuous. Now that it is getting colder, seating can be limited to the inside. It's not a huge restaurant, so definitely make reservations. The place has very good food,... More 

Thank Bob A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised to find an excellent small restaurant in lovely Sarlat. A walk around the medieval streets, talking about our previous visit four years ago, made us hungry and we were nor disappointed.

Thank Richard J
Dorset England
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After walk around charming town of Sarlat had a meal in this excellent restaurant. Had booked table earlier and glad did as tables full when arrived for meal. Had Menu du Jour. My starter was green salad with nuts. Main was Duck a l'orange with honey and dauphinoise potatoes. What else could you eat but duck in this region? Desert... More 

Thank Grumpygitt2
Bedford, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

There are so many places to eat I. Sarlat, some with the same standard menu of foie gras pate, confit duck and nut tart. We had lunch on a Monday, some restaurants are shut then. Sarlat was busy. This restaurant was pretty decent, service slow...but that's a cultural difference with UK, so we were fine to wait. My partner had... More 

Thank Carolyndawson
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Every year we keep returning to this restaurant because our kids want to! The Ravioli is handmade and really good. Our youngest loves the duck.

Thank Gudule M
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We have started late to search a restaurant for diner and have barely found a place. And it was very convenient place with good chairs and good food (extended choice of local duck specialities) for decent price. Bergerac wine "mis en bouteille au château" 2010 was very good for just 13,9 a bottle.

Thank Georgy C
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We, a family of 5, went expecting to sample a typical Perigord menu instead ended cutting our evening short because of the horrible treatment by the manager when pointed out that my son's foie gras had a strand of fine, blonde hair on top. As we all have thick and dark black hair it clearly wasn't 'planted' by us in... More 

1 Thank hergeven d
Maribor, Slovenia
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126 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my girlfriend passing through, noticing all that stickers on the entrance; Michelin, TripAdvisor, GM... We wanted to try typical Périgord cusine and this place seemed just right. Waitress was very kind, trying hard to speak English, which was actually really bad. In a place like this I would expect at least menu in english language.... More 

1 Thank primozhoce
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Staff friendly and speak english. Offers a vegetarian menu - though that is not strictly correct. Ravioli and omelettes seem to be the options. Some with parmesan - not vegetarian. Also served with sarladaise potatoes - again not vegetarian as made with goose fat. The vegetable tart was only lukewarm. Has been better on previous visits. Wine list only shows... More 

Thank Caroline J
Annapolis, Maryland
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Overall a very nice restaurant (with current and former awards from Trip Advisor and others posted in the window). We both had the chef's recommendation shown on a chalk board outside - about 17 Euro for an appetizer, beef tournedos with our choice of one of three sauces, and dessert. We added a very nice local half bottle of wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue des Consuls | 24200, 24200, Sarlat-la-Caneda, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Dordogne  >  Sarlat-la-Caneda
  • Phone Number: 0553289972

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?