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L'Insolence

36 avenue Alsace Lorraine, 38000, Grenoble, France
+33 9 53 36 54 29
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“french fries” (4 reviews)
“beef” (5 reviews)
“device” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
French
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
36 avenue Alsace Lorraine, 38000, Grenoble, France
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1 - 10 of 175 reviews

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Cosey traditional resto with a suprising presentation. The meat flambe is a interesting show. I liked the Sardine salad in its original metal case. The wine is good for a reasonable price.

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Short and highly unusual menu; the Potence is the way to go. This is a dish for two with a choice of beef and/or duck. We took both. Just prior to serving, the dish is set on the bar, doused with brandy, and lit. The...More

1  Thank Geoff A
Reviewed 10 November 2015

The "Potence" is a very scenographic dish. It is a medieval torture device filled with chunks of meat, set on fire over a pot of french fries.The meat is good but not exceptional, even if it retains the taste of Cognac. However... how is that...More

Thank Giulio B
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Good food and prices. Easy going atmosphere with eclectic decoration and fittings. Would recommend depending in menu selection.

Thank William R
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Get the Potence!! its like a medieval torture device filled with chunks of meat, set on fire over a pot of fries. Fun to eat. Fun to take visitors. not cheap but worth the money.

Thank SkinnyLauren
Reviewed 2 April 2015

This little restaurant, barely more than a hole in the wall, offers a unique dining experience. Their speciality is taken out of medieval tiles, the ball of a spike club threaded with meat, hung over a pot of fries and then flambéed with cognac letting...More

Thank TorbenKP
Reviewed 12 February 2015

I enjoyed a lot this place. Ambient was smooth and warm and people really fantastic. Not many tables but this helps a lot to keep the noise level very low. We had a great appetizer with Lobster and some kind of tortellini. Entree has been...More

1  Thank guido d
Reviewed 26 January 2015

We decided to go to this restaurant intrigued by its original name. We had a very good evening, the decoration inside is stunning and worth seeing ! The dishes were excellent, from the starter to the dessert and the wine list is great. You can...More

Thank Josh D
Reviewed 23 August 2014

The restaurant is nice and has a special atmosphere. We sat outside on the terrace. Unfortunately the trams that go by make a lot of noise. And we had bad luck with the choice we made for diner. Staff tried to solve our problem, but...More

Thank EverardvK
Reviewed 6 August 2014

This restaurant has a gimmick, which is that they serve three different kinds of meat on a sort of upright spit thing that they light on fire at your table (a "potence" - apparently dates from medieval times). It looks impressive because the fire is...More

Thank mooresie1
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Lucy0012
Hello, Is there an email address that I can contact to make a reservation here? Thanks.
17 March 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 13:30
19:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 13:30
19:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 13:30
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 13:30
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 13:30
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 avenue Alsace Lorraine, 38000, Grenoble, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Isere  >  Grenoble
  • Phone Number: +33 9 53 36 54 29
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