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La Fossetta

#14 of 1,254 Restaurants in Lille
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Lille Centre 12
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15 rue des Fosses, 59800, Lille, France
+33 3 20 57 80 77
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12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:15
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:15
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Lodz Province, Poland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best resto in Lille Resto italian - suuuuuper Very good staff Very good everything Realy Go and take Your time in a good..., Very good place! Michal

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Thank michal k
Sliema, Malta
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an extremely popular place especially for lunch when it is often packed out. We went in the evening and having seen the rave reviews our expectations were a little too high. My partner had a pizza which was good but certainly not amazing, while I had the veal which I expected would be good in an Italian restaurant.... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great pizza, friendly staff. Not easy to find such great pizza outside Italy. Desserts are quite good too (tiramisu a great choice)

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Moscow, Russia
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We've been here wt my hubby couple of times. The place is very simple. Pizza is not bad. Pasta isn't that good. Good for a simple, fun meal, but nothing special. Nevertheless the service is sweet. The ranking is exaggerated, it's not a 9th restaurant in Lille!

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Thank Ati B
Hurst Green, Lancashire
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266 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

The service here is plentiful and helpful. We had no reservation yet they tried hard to get us in on a busy night. The menu covers most things Italian and the food was good. Pizzas excellent and pasta specials large and tasty. Meal for 4 including drinks €100 which is good. Recommend it.

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Thank Chris G
Oldham, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We tried this place after seeing the reviews on tripadvisor. We arrived just after opening and the restaurant was already very busy but managed to get a table. The water brought us both a French menu, but then a waitress swapped these immediately with an English menu as she realised our nationality. I didn't think there was a wide range... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Had pre-booked but arrived late due to train delays. Had emailed ahead and table had been kept free despite the restaurant being full. Warmly welcomed still and as we were now in a rush the service was prompt, swift and courteous. Centrally located close to the Old Town and shops wish we'd had more time to enjoy the food and... More 

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Thank Jim S
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We had a table reserved on a Saturday evening and were thankful the boss held it for us when were slightly delayed - even though the place was jammed. Received a truly warm welcome and enjoyed good service and food - very nice pizza.

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Thank Simon B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Visited whilst over for the football with my friend & reserved a table for lunch. The owner was very welcoming when I arrived & the food was great. We had a large bruschetta to start which was a meal in itself & delicious. I then had the Gialli speciality penne which was very tasty & a lot of it. Overall... More 

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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

In Lille for the football I had checked Tripadvisor for recommended restaurants. We didn't want to go far away from the metro as one of our party was on crutches, so we chose this. It turned out to be a good choice, it's lively, friendly and the food is good. Two of us chose veal, one had the saltimbocca and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$38
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:15
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:15
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:15
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:15
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 rue des Fosses, 59800, Lille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Nord  >  Lille>  > Lille Centre 12
  • Neighbourhood: Lille Centre 12
  • Phone Number: +33 3 20 57 80 77

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?