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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.
Lille is a nice city for a family holiday; resort is ideal for fans of active rest. It is also an attractive place in eyes of shoppers. Here you can find places of entertainment for families … Open
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
1. The most favorable time for the trip is from May to September, as it’s warm and sunny. In winter the temperature rarely drops below zero, but sightseeing may be difficult because of … Open
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.

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City tours, excursions and tickets in Lille and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Lille
♥   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

Unique sights around Lille

Chateau de Belœil

From the series “Impressive Castles and Palaces Located on Water”
The experienced tourists strive to visit the castle at the beginning of corn. For several years it has served as the location of the beautiful flower festival 'Amaryllisfeerie'. In the course of ten days the guests of the castle can enjoy the wonderfully beautiful colors and participate in the exciting cultural events. At the end of August the castle welcomes the followers of classical music. The concerts of the most famous musicians and orchestras take place in the picturesque Schlossgarten. … Read further

Brugge

From the series “The Last City-Fortresses Survived to This Day”
Many excursions begin from the Markt Square. Several historical objects are situated right near it. For example: the guard tower Belfort. It’s 83 meters high and dated from 1240 year. The town is also known thanks to its cultural centers. There has placed the world-known Groeninge museum, which has an extensive collection of medieval and early modern art, including the notable collection of Flemish Primitives. This museum was established in the 18th century. … Read further
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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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