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Estaminet Chez la vieille

) #30 of 1,315 Restaurants in Lille $$ - $$$ French, , European
60 rue de Gand, 59800, Lille, France
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef” (7 reviews)
“fish soup” (2 reviews)
“french fries” (2 reviews)
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French, Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
60 rue de Gand, 59800, Lille, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There were 8 of us for lunch. Busy little place that serves authentic Northern French food. Very good menu with a large selection of beers. Good service & good portions

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this restaurant ambling around Old Lille and booked. It serves homely local food so don't expect pretty plates. We started with a shared mixed salad of avocado beetroot lettuce sweet corn salad which wasn't on the menu but the starters are all...More

Thank Moosie57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting place, with all sorts Pots, Jars, Plates Pictures, etc covering the walls and the window ledges. It worth looking around at the variety of items on display. The staff are very friendly,welcoming and efficient. We can speak and read enough French to get...More

Thank Haggis1945
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Tried the lunch menu on a Thursday and was nicely impressed by the quality of the food, the size of the portions and the flavours. I wanted to try some local specialities and had tried another 'estaminet' (local restaurant) on the same week. Chez la...More

Thank Annie G
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The dishes were nothern specialities. The Welch was very powerfull but awesome. Very strong taste of cheese, my girlfriend loved it. I tried the chicken pie ( a little bit dissappointing, not much chicken inside) But the staff was very friendly and the atmosphere was...More

Reviewed 29 December 2016

One of the best place to experience the true Northern cuisine! The place was very cozy,great decoration and atmosphere, the staff very attentive (and also speaks really good English, if you're clueless in speaking French), and the food very delicious. We tried the poulet au...More

Thank Alia A
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I really recommend this place. It's cozy, staff is very helpful and the food is very delicious. Good price also present. What else? I would recommend the sausage with pickle sauce and as a main dish the one with gratin cheese. I forgot the name...More

1  Thank Cesar R
Reviewed 30 November 2016

There is a fairly strong odour of cheese when you enter this restaurant!!! Probably because "le welsh" and maroille cheese feature heavily on the menu. That aside (unfortunately my daughter is slightly "cheese phobic"!) this is a lovely little restaurant. We visited it on a...More

Thank ruthrees
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

You're spoilt for choice for dining establishments down La Rue de Gand and Estaminet seemed like a great choice. The restaurant is cosy and feels very French, I'm pretty sure they had the music of Charles Aznavour playing! Leffe Brun was a great choice on...More

Thank feldy1983
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were exploring 'old' Lille during a business (conference) visit to the city, and stumbled on this lovely old restaurant by accident. The two of us were warmly welcomed and directed to a corner table near the kitchen. And goodness, what delicious food we saw...More

Thank nicklansley
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$29
French, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 13:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 rue de Gand, 59800, Lille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Nord  >  Lille
  • Phone Number: 0328364006
  • E-mail
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