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“My best meal in Biarritz so far ! An excellent surprise !”
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L'Instant
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Reservations
Paris, France
Level 6 Contributor
158 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“My best meal in Biarritz so far ! An excellent surprise !”
Reviewed October 8, 2012 via mobile

After few disappointing dinners in Biarritz i tried L'Instant and had à great surprise there ! Everything was absolutly delicious and well presented , service very friendly , décor clean and fresh and prices very reasonable . I will certainly go back and recommand it to all my friends .

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121 reviews from our community

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
San Diego, California
Level 4 Contributor
47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Very good, creative food”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

L'Instant was recommended by a friendly local we met in Biarritz. The menu was intriguing - certainly creative but not too wild. The food was prepared beautifully and served with care, and the staff was very helpful and nice. My husband's lamb was the shining star of the experience, followed closely by my duck entree, in my opinion. The starters and dessert were good, but nothing that I would recommend to others. Their "chilled guacamole" starter, in particular, was a little bizarre to me... not what I expected at all. It had no avocado flavor whatsoever and instead can only be described as a spinach-y, mildly grassy sorbet. Overall, however, our experience at L'Instant was lovely, and I would happily return for another experience should we find ourselves back in that part of the world again.

  • Visited September 2012
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London
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Very good”
Reviewed August 7, 2011

We tried out this restaurant a few nights ago and were pleasantly surprised. Very friendly service and good food. Would go again

  • Visited July 2011
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Bedford, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Imaginative food, prepared and served with care; much better than the name and appearance of the restaurant would suggest.”
Reviewed August 1, 2011

We had only average expectations of L'Instant, but were actually quite impressed. The menu contains some interesting combinations, everything was well presented, and we were well looked after by the staff. Our only complaint is that several of the items were just not as flavoursome as the should have been. The restaurant is good for people-watching on the busy pedestrianised street outside.

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