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35 B rue de Gand, 59800, Lille, France
+33 3 20 74 22 68
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good34%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
25 Aug 2013
“Smelly Waiter, average food”
5 Nov 2012
“Excellent, quirky old eatery”
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$$ - $$$
35 B rue de Gand, 59800, Lille, France
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Reviewed 26 August 2013 via mobile

This restaurant offers an authentic traditional French experience with average food at extortionate prices. The waiter that served us absolutely stank of BO. He looked dirty and put his fingers in my food and around my wine glass. Disgusting. To top it off he assumed...More

Thank Pau109
Reviewed 5 November 2012

We had regional dishes; I had the 4 white meat terrine (potjevlesch) and my wife had the Carbonnade Flammande (Stew in Beer); both were very tasty. We could have had dessert (they looked great) but we'd really eaten so much during the day we couldn't...More

Thank Andystan
Reviewed 22 July 2012

We were traveling with our two year old daughter and it is not often easy to find a good restaurant that will accept you. In Le XVIII (Rue de Gand) we were made very welcome by the charming proprieter and sat at a comfortable table....More

1  Thank ChrisManuel
Reviewed 10 May 2012

Have come back here several times now, as for me this is the most perfect casual restaurant in town. The atmosphere as soon as you walk in is old Flemish. The food is a very good local and regional choice. They have some classic dishes...More

1  Thank whitby_rob
Reviewed 30 December 2011

On our weekend break to France we were looking for a place with traditional French cuisine. Le XVIII were one of a few places that offered traditional food and menu in English. The restaurant is not big and has a lot of character. We enjoyed...More

1  Thank madzja85
Reviewed 20 June 2009

Really nice environment, with classical music and classical furniture. The food is genuine and not too elaborate, quite good alltogether. Pity that the atmosphere is ruined by the techno music coming from the neighboroud and certain dishes lack a bit of taste.

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Reviewed 6 February 2014
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Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 21 - USD 28
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 B rue de Gand, 59800, Lille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Nord  >  Lille>  > Vieux Lille 2
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux Lille 2
  • Phone Number: +33 3 20 74 22 68
  • E-mail
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