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Restaurant Instant Gourmand

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10 rue de l'eglise, 74500, Evian-les-Bains, France
+33 4 50 04 74 98
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12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 20:45
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 20:45
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Very small so a reservation is vital unless you are really lucky. Great value for excellent food. Made with extreme care and very well presented. Definatly worth a visit.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

As almost all restaurants in the city were closed Wednesdays or closed period, we hardly had a choice for dinner. How lucky we were to come here as it was excellent. Not too much of a choice of dishes but something for everyone....meat, fish or vegetarian. The food was not only delicious but beautifully presented and in perfect portions. Prices... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is a typical small French restaurant with tables on the street in the summer. There is a good choice of food and the service is attentive and fast. I would definitely recommend for a break during your visit to Evian.

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Newbury MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely spot. Service was friendly and exactly to the point. As an example, although we were drinking Bordeaux, I was chatting with our server about Haute Savoie wines, so she poured me a taste. Got to love that. Our food was everything we wanted. Great bread, delicious and affordable wine, an amuse-bouche of just right gazpacho, fresh, tasty salad... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

I'm really not sure why there are so many enthusiastic reviews. The place is tiny and cute. Next to couple of other eateries forming together this little food "tunnel" Food however is very pedestrian, menu offers 3 choices per course Salmon appetizer was strangely just as large of a plate as entree. Beef was covered in a typical cream sauce... More 

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Kruibeke, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed a couple of days in Evian, had lunch and dinner in different restaurants, and decided that l'instant gourmand was the best over all! Very tasty food, nicely presented, excellent wine and very friendly service. Pricing ok. Advised.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

The food here is not too bad. I would have given it 3 stars only but since that would mean getting an 'average' review which would be unfair, I am giving it 4 - This place is good but not very good though. Nice little restaurant with some interesting dishes. Not cheap cheap though.

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

What a cute little place. We were a party of six so we took up one-third of the dining-room. The food was very good and the service and ambiance were all extremely convivial. In terms of quality/price you can't do better in Evian. I would strongly recommend this restaurant IF you can get a reservation - it's tiny. But it's... More 

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Thank L S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

The food was good but expensive. We felt it was very over rated. It was suppose to be very special but wasn't.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Wanted to reserve a table for lunch the following day but the owner told us they were full but when we return the following day at 12.30pm for nearby restaurants, there were plenty of empty tables. In a way glad the owner was arrogant as I then went over to opposite puerta del sol which served excellent food!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$42
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 20:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 20:45
Thursday
12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 20:45
Friday
12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 20:45
Saturday
12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 rue de l'eglise, 74500, Evian-les-Bains, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Evian-les-Bains
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 04 74 98

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