Offering a tempting spread of Greek cuisine, L'Ile de Crète is a trendy restaurant located in the Old Lille area. Each of the dishes here has been created by masterful chefs, according to guarded traditional recipes and using authentic spices and condiments. The Moussaka is especially popular among patrons. The service is quick and the staff is helpful and polite ensuring a pleasant meal.
Enjoy a tasty Italian spread at Bacio Divino. This restaurant serves a wholesome meal consisting of tasty and authentic dishes that have been chosen from the heart of Italy, in order to recreate the spirit of Italian cuisine in Lille. The main highlights of the menu consist of Lasagne Bolognese, Risotto and Bruschetta. A buffet menu as well as a selection for children is also available.
This establishment was mentioned as a confectioner's shop in the Lille commercial registers back in 1761. And In 1839, the decorator Huidiez, the painter Stalars and the architect Benvignat transformed it into a sweet-shop of bygone days. Glittering mirrors, ornaments, moldings, carved doors and balconies make this confectioner's a pleasure to the eyes. Monsieur Meert, who took over from Monsieur Rollez in 1849, obtained authorization in 1864, to declare his shop the official supplier to His Majesty, the King of Belgium. The shop's specialty is the filled waffle, also very appreciated by General de Gaulle.
Wooden chairs and tables, fluffy colorful pillows, bright and charming ambiance and owners who love to serve their guests the best coffee, is how you would describe Tamper! Espresso Bar. The coffee parlor was developed by a couple of coffee enthusiasts, who wanted a place where they could share their love for coffee with the neighborhood. Along with the coffee, there are many other things like cakes, pastries, breads, croissants, muffins and the like available here.
At the L'Assiette du Marché in Lille, you will be tempted to try all the dishes, mainly because they all look so good! The restaurant is known for its beautiful presentation of classic dishes and its French–Italian combination menu that really hits the taste buds right. Food is great and without a doubt, scrumptious! Ambiance is classy, just like a fine dine should be. They have a concept called the “Weekly Formula” where they offer patrons a weekly changing three-course menu at a very reasonable rate.
If you are craving for Italian food, then Il Ristorante in the city would be your best bet due to its range of delightful dishes that are prepared in keeping with the traditional recipes of Italy. The Tagliatelle and the Cannelloni are worth trying. The upscale restaurant offers a slightly pricey meal, but the fine flavor is worth all the money.
New and traditional cuisine are combined and thus, like the farmhouse, receive a modern touch.
Monsieur Benoît is easily one of the greatest chocolate makers in Lille! In 1991 he decided to add a tea room to his "workshop" to the joy of many visitors. The room is airy, spacious and calm, and serves as the perfect place to taste the Pavé de la Monnaie (praline with grilled, caramelized almonds), the Lille Truffle, or mouth-watering white chocolates! In this tea room, hot chocolate and rare coffees are served with a great deal of taste.
Aux Epherites is a casual bistro serving delicious French food that makes for a memorable dining experience. The Chicken Tagine and the cod are popular choices on the menu. The staff is youthful and quick, providing a pleasant meal. The combination of the relaxed cafe style ambiance here and the delectable food that looks beautiful too, makes this eatery ideal for a fun evening with friends and close ones.