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Estaminet Chez la vieille

60 rue de Gand, 59800, Lille, France
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef” (6 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 5 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 30 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 15 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 1 December 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 7 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 14 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
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The choice of restaurants in Rue de Gand in the city of Lille is great. This specific restaurant was attractive for us cause of its special looks and menu. The staff is kind and the food is very nice. (sister restaurant of La Vieille France)

Thank Leo V
Reviewed 17 August 2016

If you are looking for something tipical, this is the place, we were lucky cause we didnt reserve but we still could find a place. We ask two specialities that were really good. The service was very nice. And we pay 35 euros, 2 plates...More

Thank Lilas V
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

My guests wanted to eat something local and had chosen this place because they serve rabbit in there. Rabbit was bit tasteles, creme brulee cold, but I liked carbonnade flamande. You need to make reservation and you can choose just one of two serving times...More

Thank Allani_M
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Bonjour , êtes vous ouvert le 1 janvier a déjeuner? Merci
17 November 2016|
Response from makgregor |
Bonjour, le restaurant est fermé le 31 au soir ainsi que le 1er janvier toute la journée À bientôt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 29
French, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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