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Cuisine of Lille for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Local cuisine features a large variety of dishes and unexpected combination of different taste characteristics of components. In Lille chefs aren’t accustomed to spare time and money; they carefully study the ancient Flemish recipes and enrich them with original author’s notes to cook real culinary masterpieces. Travelers, who expect to visit local restaurants, have to consider another important feature. Dishes in the local dining places are quite large, so it would be appropriate to order one dish for two.
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One of the most interesting and popular national dishes is carbonate in Flemish. It is made from the tenderest beef, which is stewed in beer for several hours. Another interesting dish is waterzoï. Fillet of fish or poultry is stewed in a special cream sauce; thinly sliced ​​vegetables are served as a garnish. It is also worth to try potjevleesch. This jelly is prepared from different types of meat and is served only in clay pots. Fans of fine cuisine and gourmets will certainly have to taste stewed rabbit with plum sauce; seafood fans have to order fried mussels. In September, an interesting holiday, Major Sale, is held in Lille. Fried mussels are considered the most important holiday treat.
Local pubs and bars will be a real boon for lovers of beer, as this drink is very popular among locals. As for alcoholic drinks, then Genièvre is worth mentioning; it a special kind of bread vodka. Those who can’t imagine a meal without cheese, would have a pleasant surprise. Lille produces a special kind of cheese - Le Vieux Lille - which is popular among gourmets. This cheese has a strong smell, so it is considered the product for fans. It is worth noting that the number of these fans is very, very large; many of them even prefer to buy local cheese as a gift to loved ones. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Sweet tooth will find a great choice of original desserts. The most popular are Meert vanilla wafers. Sweet little babeluttes candies made from a special sugar beet are also amazing.

One of the most famous restaurants in Lille is Les Charlottes en Ville. It is housed in a beautiful two-story building and is striking with its sophisticated atmosphere. The restaurant serves the most popular regional specialties of meat and fish, and another interesting feature of the menu is the variety of unusual potato dishes. As complements to the dishes, guests are offered a large selection of beer and wine from local factories. In other words, if you want to get acquainted with the typical Lille cuisine, Les Charlottes en Ville is the best choice.
The Palais des Beaux-Arts of Lille Near the main railway station is Le Meunier Restaurant, which is especially popular with budget travelers. Its menu includes the most popular types of pies, various meat and cheese platters, as well as popular desserts, the leader among which is a chocolate cake. A full meal will cost visitors up to 12 euros, many types of dishes and fresh pastries are available for takeaway.
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Le Triskell Lille positions itself as a pancake restaurant. The original country-style interior stands it out among other local restaurants. In addition to wonderful pancakes, it serves popular Breton dishes, gourmets can taste tender duck fillet, as well as interesting mushroom specialties. Guests are offered to complement the meal with traditional cider. The restaurant also presents a decent wine list.
Lille Those who prefer extraordinary places should pay attention to Le Djurdjura. This restaurant is located in one of Lille's liveliest tourist areas and is decorated in an oriental style. Along with authentic oriental food, Le Djurdjura also serves popular international dishes. Despite the huge popularity and exquisite atmosphere, prices have always been very attractive here.
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A real city attraction is Meert Patisserie, which opened back in 1761 and has been operating continuously since then. Here you can try dozens of unique desserts that are not prepared even in upscale restaurants. Wonderful chocolate cakes and pastries are artistically decorated. Absolutely all desserts are prepared according to unique signature recipes. Not only tourists but also locals often visit the historic confectionery.
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♥   Restaurant 'Le Court Debout' Lille. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Hermitage Gantois' Lille. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Monsieur Jean' Lille. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Jour de Pêche' Lille. Type - Seafood. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Écume des Mers' Lille. Type - Seafood. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Clément Marot' Lille. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Oui' Lille. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Atelier Gourmand' Lille. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Les Hauts de Lille' Lille. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Table' Lille. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Lille

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Lille (France) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Lille restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Lille, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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