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Le Brin de Zinc

$$ - $$$
French, Bar, European, Diner, Delicatessen
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60, 62, 64 Rue Sainte Catherine, 45000, Orleans, France
+33 2 38 53 38 77
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were surprised to find so many places closed on a Monday night (because of working both days of the weekend?) but found this place near the cathedral and we were not disappointed. Good food, well cooked, decent house wine and nice staff. Place was packed by 8.30pm which could be because so many places were closed but we prefer... More 

Thank David D
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329 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

My husband took my son and I to lunch here. Although he spoke no French the service was great and we were readily catered to. The food was very good. I had lamb while both my husband and son had beef. The desserts did not disappoint however the most memorable was their sauce au poivre. Never tasted another sooo tasty!... More 

Thank TrishWarnz
Terceira, Portugal
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77 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I went to this restaurant in a group of 5 for lunch. We had a very good time, with a very friendly staff. For a starter we choose "moules au vin" and as main dish I had duck. The quality of the food and its presentation is excellent. It was a very good experience and I recommen this restaurant, even... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Quite a busy place, we were lucky to fit in running from the pouring rain. Already smelled the seafood the day before walking by so I thought it will be allright. Finally took a salad and waffle for dessert. It was delicious. The only negative is that the salad was full with meat. Normally when you order a salad you... More 

Thank Edit K
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place after visiting Chambord. There are a few restaurants lines up on this street right off of the main square and it seemed lively enough. We sat at a table that was technically inside but since the front was completely open it was as if we were on the sidewalk. Again, convivial enough, but as soon as... More 

Thank thrifttravel
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Leisurely walk in town and came across this restaurant. Fish and chips were the initial draw, but everything was great. Staff also good and very attentive. Worth a look even if you sit inside. Too sit outside better get there before 7pm.

Thank will h
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a great meal here. Located off the main square in Orleans. We had 2 main courses 2 desserts 2 soft drink fall for €42! Recommend the carbonara, lamb chops with chunky chips. Dessert menu was great... I wanted to try them all. Eventually chose the moelleau au chocolat and it was cooked to perfection.

Thank Francesmonica19
Waterford, Ireland
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely meal here. I had a deliciously tasty carbonara, my husband had lamb chops with chunky fries. Both tasted wonderful, followed by ice cream and moelleux au chocolat which was divine😃€42

Thank Francesmonica
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Firstly I must comment on how difficult it is to get a table anywhere in Orleans after 7.30pm and that many restaurants are closed on Sunday evenings. We ate here at about 7.15pm and thoroughly enjoyed the food and atmosphere. We shared a Camembert starter then had the duck confit and roti chicken - both were served with garlic potatoes... More 

Thank berges
Andover, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

En route to the south of France two weeks ago we stayed in Orleans and went to Le Brin de Zinc for dinner. Sat outside, and waited and waited and waited. We were just ignored. The waiters were all around but wouldn't come our way. Other diners arrived at the tables next to us and they were served. We got... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$37
French, Bar, European, Diner, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60, 62, 64 Rue Sainte Catherine, 45000, Orleans, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +33 2 38 53 38 77

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