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Truffe Noire

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22, Boulevard Anatole France, 19100 Brive-la-Gaillarde, France
+33 5 55 92 45 00
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with my family here; the service was great and the food was ok but not great. I had the cod; it was good but nothing special. My husband had lamb with beans ; again nothing exceptional but it was decent. The staff was friendly and professional; I'm not sure we would go back though because of the endless... More 

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Toulouse, France
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

OK. So it was a Monday evening in a French provincial town, when most other restaurants were closed. So la Truffe Noire was pretty much our only option, although we'd planned to eat at a more reasonably priced establishment. In its heyday, it was considered one of the best around, so we expected a decent gastronomic experience. Malheur! The food... More 

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Thank Peter A
Bordeaux, France
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142 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Business dinner in this place, not many people in, the menu is the first strange thing, all set menus, quite expensive, not much choice. The food was very average with a very strange presentation, looked as if it was served on un-washed plates. The service was only average, they kept mixing up the dishes. Wine list was also expensive. Meal... More 

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Thank Jay175
Edinburg, Texas
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124 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Dinner here was delicious, a la carte and prix fixe menu available. Good wine selection. Nice presentation and wait staff very helpful. Indoor/outdoor seating available. Great location.

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Thank lorib91
Geneva, Switzerland
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86 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

I don't think much changed since our last visit here. Food in presentation and taste still exceptional and service outstanding. Wine list very complete. I have to insist, if in the area, don't miss this!

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Thank Xanderking
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

As many restaurants were closed, our hotel hosts advised us a half hour drive to Brive for a diner in Truffe Noir. We had a very good diner here, pricing a la carte is on the high side but the ambiance and spacious dining room makes that bearable. The hotel is old but decent and nearby the city center. The... More 

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Thank PaJa59
Chatham, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

I had a terrific lunch in the shade on this very hot day. The hostess and waiter were wonderful to this single lady who butchered their language badly. I had the fixed price menu of a main and dessert. I had duck and it was divine. The apple tart was wonderful as well. A very pretty place to dine with... More 

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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

My favorite dinner is to have "apero" on the terrace then step inside for a large salad with huge slices of foie gras. The price is right and the waitstaff is friendly.

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Thank Cristina T
Vayrac, France
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214 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

This is probably not as good as its Brussels namesake (why is there a review of that restaurant in among reviews of this Brive one?) but the food is certainly delicious and well presented. There were three of us having a business lunch here on a cold, grey Friday at the end of January. The place was half-full, The large... More 

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Thank Molepolole
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014 via mobile

Although staff did not speak much English they were very helpful and we were understood. The maitre'd in the restaurant spoke fluent English. The room included a small fridge which was great for some ham and cheese we picked up at market - and some cold water to refresh after our walks. The location of the hotel on the ring... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$85
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22, Boulevard Anatole France, 19100 Brive-la-Gaillarde, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Correze  >  Brive-la-Gaillarde
  • Phone Number: +33 5 55 92 45 00
  • This restaurant is at Truffe Noire

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?