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13 rue Nicolas Leblanc, 59000 Lille, France (Lille Centre 19)
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Ranked #156 of 1,033 Restaurants in Lille
Price range: $38 - $113
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Lille Centre 19
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
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English first
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We were nicely received, had great food and the evening was just delighting. Very friendly couple. Great home feeling!

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Antwerpen, Belgium
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122 reviews 122 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

We had a delicious lunch here at a very affordable price. The restaurant has a 'bib gourmand' appreciation from Michelin. It's small and cosy. Unfortunately the 'patronne' wasn't very warm-hearted. She didn't seem to do her job with pleasure.

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San Francisco, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We wouldn't consider stopping in Lille and staying anywhere else. Silvie and Denis delight in pleasing their guests. They have restored a period townhouse with extraordinary quality of detail, carved out four luxe suites and rooms with dining and sitting area on the ground floor. Within the rooms, quality is the definitive word from mattresses and linens to the lush... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Stayed at the la Maison du Champlain with my wife for a few days, and also visited the restaurant. Denis and Sylvie are wonderful hosts, the rooms are fantastic and we both really enjoyed walking around Lille ( using recommendations that Denis gave us). Went to the restaurant for an evening meal, and it was just an incredible experience that... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

We had a short stay at Le Champlain, but fully enjoyed the very nice room(s) and the fantastic dinner. Very innovative!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

My husband and I went to Le Champlain for our 5 yr wedding anniversary. We stayed in Suite 4 and were blown away with the beauty of the suite and decor. Hosts were unbelievable, picked up from the train in a old black cab now branded Le Champlain, lots of information given to us about Lille and then the most... More 

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Lille, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2010

My wife and I have eaten here regularly for seven years in this family-owned and managed business, and it is the best restaurant of its type in Lille. M. Gaboriau's dishes are always highly creative and original - you never see them anywhere else. Two fixed menus are offered, le menu du marche and a fish menu; the dishes change... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2009

in Lille every 2 weeks. the restaurant which never appears on your list is Le Champlain classic French. degustation menus and VERY competitive. far better value than most. Hosts are very friendly with limited english. we've used this regularly for 5 years

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Additional Information about Le Champlain

Address: 13 rue Nicolas Leblanc, 59000 Lille, France
Phone Number: 0320540138
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Nord  >  Lille>  > Lille Centre 19
Average Prices: USD 38 - 113
Cuisine: French

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