The Windsor is the bar of the magnificent Bellevue Hotel that has obtained its independence! They share the same foyer--a sumptuous foyer with crystal and gold trimmings. The Windsor offers a cozy atmosphere with an interior furnished in big, leather chairs and elegant decor which accentuates its charm. The Windsor is a four-star establishment with a very reasonably-priced menu and delicious cocktails. It also hosts a talented pianist who will play your favorite tunes on demand!
True Australians assure a more than warm welcome here. The decor is very "Australian" and features a stuffed crocodile, Aboriginal paintings, and even a didgeridoo. Orders are taken Aussie style - don't wait, go straight to the bar, then sit down to hear Australian pop-rock while drinking Australian beers, wines and cocktails. Happy hour is also very Australian, from 6p-9p!
The Duke's is a pleasant setting with a quiet atmosphere. Selective right from the entrance, it is the hideout of the aristocratic night owls. There are as many labeled bottles as there are regulars, and the bartender is a master of the trade. He will take you on a round-the-world trip with a Bloody Mary to a Manhattan. The music is varied but always well chosen. You can come to the Duke's to play chess or backgammon with a friend, if that's what takes your fancy. But rest assured, it's big enough for you to come with a group and meet lots of other groups, or maybe find some good company!
The glass roof of the massive Hermitage Gantois hotel, houses the Bar l'Hermitage in Lille. This bar and cafe is a great place to enjoy a night with friends or simply a post work party with your colleagues. You will love the ambiance, chic decor, open setting, free space and the elegant tables and chairs. The drinks menu is extensive, especially the cocktails and food is a mixture of international and local cuisine.
A rustic ambiance and wooden tables filling up the room is the major highlight at the Le Bar Braz in Lille. Essentially a casual wine bar, they offer different varieties of wine over three different floors. Take a seat and order your favorite from the extensive menu. Pick up something to nibble on like cheese platters, seasonal dishes or some charcuterie.
The Stairway club in Lille is a stairway to heaven with its classic 80s and 90s rock music tracks. One of the very few places in the city that does not play blasting music but is still a great pace to dance and party, Stairway has certainly maintained their name and standard in that matter. The vibe of this nightclub that is hard to forget and if you love good drinks, dance and a lively evening, then do visit this happening spot.
Named after Frédéric, the owner who you'll often see here, this is a cafe in the district where the students hang out and pinball and pool are king! Freddy regularly organizes theme nights, all with one thing in common - prizes can be won. Freddy also also organizes the music, which can be anything from techno to rock or jazz. Freddy's also seves up an exclusive and sought after drink in Lille - the Khirov, lager mixed with vodka!
Café Diskaire is famous throughout the city for the delectable sandwiches and the heartwarming music. Flocked by locals and tourists alike, this café bar is busy throughout the day. Order a specialty sandwich, take a seat, and be swept away by live performances from local artists. It'll be hard to keep track of time!
Autour de Vous is a casual venue where you can enjoy a tasty selection of Mediterranean dishes. It doubles up as a grocery store as well. Choose from the fresh entrees and enjoy feasting on the healthy meals. There is an extensive collection of 800 wines spanning many countries that add to the meal. The desserts are also worth trying out.