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Le Pot Beaujolais

#60 of 1,183 Restaurants in Lille
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Lille Centre 11
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26 rue de Paris, Lille, France
+33 3 20 57 38 38
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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    Very good
  • 19
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  • 4
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
What a great meal!

A business group stopped into this restaurant for a late dinner. None of us spoke English and the menu was only in French. Then our server stepped in, with nearly perfect English, eager to help, and loaded with recommendations. She was fantastic! Had a steak with trimmings, hands down the best meal... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 1, 2015
Jgh59
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Fribourg, Switzerland
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191 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here twice during a short cultural stay in Lille. Delicious food and extremely friendly service. The foie gras starter (served hot), the snails (tender and flavourful for a change), the pot-au-feu, the kidneys (exquisite), the côte de boeuf - everything we picked was excellent. Yes, one is rather squashed and the restaurant is perhaps a little rustic,... More 

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Baltimore, MD
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We went here as it had the best reviews of any place within walking distance. I had a goat cheese salad that came with duck meat, fresh radish, beets, carrots and a green mix. It was insanely good. I also had the steak with onions (I wish I remembered the name in french). It was perfect. This is a small... More 

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Thank PDthetm
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107 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

A business group stopped into this restaurant for a late dinner. None of us spoke English and the menu was only in French. Then our server stepped in, with nearly perfect English, eager to help, and loaded with recommendations. She was fantastic! Had a steak with trimmings, hands down the best meal I've had in this city.

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2 Thank Jgh59
NW London
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is a very small authentic French restaurant. The service was good & the waiter spoke some english but it was "lost in translation", his version of "mixed meat " was not what we expected- it turns out to be different parts of the pig ie.the offal; which my husband does not touch-Luckily he had finished his starters of trio... More 

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Thank SuNWLondon
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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119 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The restaurant looks 'traditional' French with a small terrace outside. Staff is friendly and speaks English met strong French accent and that is really charming. We ordered the cote de boeuf for 2 persons and it was great. A bit too red, but we asked to cook it a little longer and it turned out medium rare. Very nice place... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

After reading good reviews, we went to see if there was a table free around 8:30 on a Saturday night. Surprised to find there was and we took seats outside,bro didn't get too much ambience as quite a few cars kept driving up the road, to find it blocked, then reversed! Rather an indifferent (arrogant?) young waiter who wasn't at... More 

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Thank WendyA7
Hofstade, Belgium
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Visit on May 15th, diner, table with 6 persons Restaurant is in an old traditional building located near Place du Theatre. If a table reserved on the first floor near the window, you enjoy a nice view on the historical buildings. Menu from the Beaujolais region, also some dishes depending on day to day products (f.i. the rilettes which we... More 

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Thank Eddy_V_G
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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244 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

A very pleasant small restaurant which caught my eye in the afternoon. The menu is very French as you would expect but good. The charcuterie plate was good and great starter to the meal. I went for a 'pot au feu' which was enormous coming in it's own casserole dish. It was ok but well cooked. The wine list is... More 

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Thank Jon b
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner here with my wife and daughter during a visit to this great town. The place is thoroughly French in terms of food and service. No concessions to quality and tradition, but in a very friendly way. The Chef was charming and very helpful, food was good and plentiful. Great wines at very reasonable prices. Highly recommended!

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Thank tiepie
Melbourne
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143 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A small establishment, but with character. The main interest is the list of Beaujolais wines available by the glass. I had the Morgon, a fine example of gamay For lunch I had a salad of goats cheese on toast with some smoked duck breast Very satisfactory!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 rue de Paris, Lille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Nord  >  Lille>  > Lille Centre 11
  • Neighborhood: Lille Centre 11
  • Phone Number: +33 3 20 57 38 38

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 46
  • Cuisine: French

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