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l'ilot vert

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36 rue de Lille, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
+33 3 21 92 01 62
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Tue 19:00 - 21:30
Thu - Sat 19:00 - 21:30
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to L'Ilot Vert (always booking in advance - necessary!) as often as we can, and always enjoy the experience. Delicious food, beautifully presented, even on the limited-choice set-price lunchtime menu. Service is helpful and friendly and the atmosphere warm and welcoming. In our experience, for quality, ambience, and value for money, this place knocks spots off all the... More 

1 Thank Bobbysgirl_12
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Glad we booked a table and didn't just turn up as it was full and understandably so. Not cheap but worth the money. Excellent food and service and easily able to adapt menu to gluten free for me as I'm coeliac.

1 Thank Littlegibbo123
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb restaurant with beautifully presented classic French fare served in a nice relaxed atmosphere in the heart of the old town.simple but thoughtfully curated wine list to suit most tastes.

1 Thank Nansell
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Chose the restaurant based on advice on here. Well deserved as number 1 restaurant. Excellent choice of food cooked to perfection. This will be my come to restaurant in Boulogne. Only criticism is they forgot our carafe d'eau. But the beer/wine was so good it didn't matter.

1 Thank Nigel U
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We have eaten in many of the restaurants in the Old Town but this is stands out head and shoulders above the rest. The food is superb, the wine was great and along with attentive service, what more can you ask for? The restaurant has a limited menu but that allows the chef to excel and produce great dishes, the... More 

1 Thank WiltshireLoynsey
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The Captain's starter was force-fed Goose, which wasn't an ideal choice but there was little to choose between on the limited menu. A main course of braised beef made up for the starter, but dessert again disappointed with the creme brulee a strange, deconstructed affair with toasted sesame seeds trapped in the sugar glaze. All very odd.

Thank CaptainBirdsEye3
Tunbridge Wells
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We went to Boulogne for a day trip and had a lovely time. The old part of the town was really interesting but the icing on the cake for us was discovering this wonderful restaurant. As the train was delayed , I , in fact, contacted the restaurant to cancel our reservation, rather than let them down. However , we... More 

1 Thank aliandden
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Decided to do a quick trip to France, first time in boulogne, usually go further in. Really disappointing, until we found his restaurant and it pulled back all that we love about France. Good service, good food, no excellent food especially the chocolate mousse. Must visit place if you love France but are not impressed with boulogne and the surrounding... More 

1 Thank skywiggins
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186 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

What a good surprise, great food, tasty and refined amuse-bouches , great wine, perfect service, cosy and quite, we are here very close from une étoile Michelin . From far the most sophisticated and refined not only from Boulogne but from the entire region.

Thank Guyleon
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We'd seen this restaurant many times on our trips to Boulogne and had never tried it - perhaps we are creatures of habit - but this year I booked early and we were not disappointed. We had the set menu and it was really good. The fish was superb, cooked just right and, for restaurant of this type the portions... More 

1 Thank Graeme347

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 rue de Lille, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Boulogne-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 3 21 92 01 62

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