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L'Instant Basque

Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
French, European, Spanish
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews lunch hake serrano ham potatoes enjoyed our meal great atmosphere main course garlic baroque merluza specialty meat cheese plate bottle dishes starters
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

We "popped" in here to have early dinner before a Brive rugby game, place was empty when we got there at 7pm, got a choice of tables off a very nice man and then he suggested what we should have for dinner. Wow what a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Yorkie-EarlsdonRFC
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I ate lunch yesterday and had a most enjoyable meal. We shared a plate of Serrano ham which was truly delicious and then had the house speciality, merlu (hake), with a tomato based sauce and garlic. It was superb, see photos, and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 227neilj
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a very tasty lunch today, we shared the Serrano ham reserva, the cheaper of the two, and it was melt-in-the-mouth delicious. I did order two but the waiter advised us to share. Our main course was the house speciality, the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 987margaretj
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We were in Brive shopping on Saturday and had booked a table. We received a very warm welcome and settled ourselves in one of their cozy booths. Mr Delon (the proprietor) explained the house speciality (merlu/hake) in English for our friends from England.We chose the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Welshexpats
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Whilst on a rugby trip to Brive six of us booked as a result of Tripadvisor reviews.We were not disappointed. The head waiter recommended the cold meat platter followed by the spanish hake.As red wine lovers we added the house Rioja .All excellent.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank dthew2016
instant b, Propriétaire at L'Instant Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

And we win !!!! Thank's a lot !

Reviewed 20 January 2018

Fantastic food excellent friendly staff and great atmosphere. It was our first visit but it certainly won't be our last. We had the house specialty, the hake, with the Serrano ham to start. Both were absolutely delicious. We hope to pay another visit soon and...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Welshexpats
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We so enjoyed our meal at L'instant Basque. We were a little late for lunch on market day and the place was busy - we wanted to eat outside so squeezed ourselves in a corner (It did feel bad at all) and instantly we were...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank rotterdam0892
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Slight variance on normal French fayre, good meat served in a pleasant ambience. Looked like rain so we ate inside, interesting seeing the kitchen at work, albeit a bit warm. Enjoyed the meal, and good service.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Neil R
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I enjoyed very much this excellent basque restaurant. The cuisine was excellent and the staff was very helpful and ready to sugestt and recommend dishes and wine. I recommend it if your are in that area. You will not regret it. The marinated meat was...More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed 29 August 2015

We were very pleased visiting this restaurant. Regardless the fact that this saturday the Festival d'Elevage took place - so it was very crowded - we were welcomed with courtesy and warmth. The meal was very tasty: asuperb ham for starters and a dish with...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank niekketting
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