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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$18 - $83
Gastropub, European
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable evening at L'Insolite. Staff was friendy, the restaurant was classy, and the food was excellent! Don't forget to order the cheese, they have a tonneau de fromage (a barrel mounted on a trolley on which they wheel around the cheeses).

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 976saskiab
Reviewed August 20, 2018

The name of this restaurant is well chosen. In a town with a dirth of good restaurants (but reasonably good "crêperies") L'insolite ( literally: "The Unusual", stand out by the quality of its food and service. Run by two former chefs of The Martinez in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Philip M
Reviewed August 1, 2016

The two chefs in the kitchen prepare marvellous meals ! Fish meals are fresh and really tastefull. The "cote d'agneau" was the best I ever tasted, deliciously served with mediteranian herbs. You can park your car very near on the square and don't hesitate to...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank vaxan
Reviewed August 16, 2015

In Douarnenez Center, it was rather easy to park around the Church. The food was well worked, fresh & excellent. The presentation is amazing. Desserts are amazing & worth the try. Extensive wine list at reasonable prices in compare to other fine restaurants in Brittany....More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank Joamiche
Reviewed April 10, 2015

We were passing through the town and stopped for lunch. This restaurant welcomed 9 of us and went out of their way to be friendly and accommodating to our needs. I didn't fancy the available mains, but they quite happily gave me an extremely palateable...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank AndyLeslie
Reviewed March 8, 2015

What a wonderful restaurant. Great food and wine. Friendly and kind service. We hope to be back soon again.

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank Kronfam
Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Amazing 3 course lunch. We made a res and had a little trouble finding the restaurant. But a phone call put us back on track. Warm welcome, enter through the hotel, attractive dining room, a wall rack of Quimper faience plates, As it was a...More

Date of visit: September 2014
Thank summer-izing
Gaël R, Gérant at L'Insolite, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2014

Thank you very much for the time you spend to give your opinion. We are so delighted to read these few lines, this is a real reward for us. Our aim is to give entire satisfaction to our guest and when we read this kind...More

Reviewed August 23, 2014

Surprising all the way, the service, the fresh sea food, well prepared, the bread was fresh and crispy, the lobster with great sauce, even deserts were amazing

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank Kurvois
Gaël R, Gérant at L'Insolite, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2014

Thank you so much for your comment, hope to have the pleasur to welcome you again in Douarnenez !

Reviewed July 30, 2013

Such a great surprise to find such great food in this quiet unassuming hotel. The chefs are award winning and the blend of flavours were so delicately and perfectly balanced - something I have never found ever before. The wines recommended also perfectly complimented the...More

Date of visit: July 2013
1  Thank bridget5ireland
Reviewed June 2, 2013

L'insolite is an excellent restaurant. It majestically combines the 3 elements of French dining: cuisine, service et cadre - making for a delightful gastronomic experience. We were recommended this restaurant by Breton friends in Quimper and our meal lived up to our best expectations. In...More

Date of visit: April 2013
1  Thank mickmusique
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