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La tete de Boeuf

4 place de Strasbourg, Lille, France (Lille Centre 5)
+33 3 20 54 60 70
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Ranked #8 of 826 restaurants in Lille
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $22 - $40
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Lille Centre 5
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Lille, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

We found this restaurant after researching options in Lille on Trip Advisor. I thoroughly recommend La tete de Boeuf. The steak for which they are justifiably proud was excellent as was the duck that my partner had. The wine was excellent, service attentive and prompt and the ambience was perfect. There were a lot of regulars and families dining there... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Took six colleagues for a lunch on a Thursday and the steak was beautiful. I'm not a great fan of beef but I have to say I cannot wait to go back and will take my wife next time who loves steak. Thoroughly recommend the food and hospitality

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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This place is a tip top quality steak house and as it stands in the restaurant’s name: “beef’s head” it is a place to have meat and mainly beef (else make another choice). And, in line with specific way in France for slicing the Beef muscles you are proposed different pieces, more or less fat, more or less tender (some... More

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This restaurant is a really special place to go. I had the pigs cheeks very succulent and tasty, my hubby snails we both had the langue de chat. Nice thick steak, peppercorn sauce and I had macaroon in raspberry my hubby had the mi'cuit. Chocolate fondant really tasty a couple of carafes of wine to wash it down. The only... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Went here based on a quick search on tripadvisor and was glad to see it meets its promise: this is a good restaurant for an excellent price quality ratio. We took the 3 course meal, and were surprised by the creme brulee with chorizo, while the other started was what one expect. The burger was again a very good surprise.... More

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Booked for a Saturday night and one needed to. The place was full but the staff seemed to cope fine and service was efficient and pleasant. The menu is not huge but what they did was very good - including 3 or 4 different types of steaks. These were also some fish options and the scallops as a starter were... More

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Swaffham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Booked this as a special meal. Found on TripAdvisor and then used a French online booking service La Fourchette which also got me a discount, always nice! Very helpful staff (bilingual if you needed it, I didn't). Had to send my first steak back as it wasn't rare enough! (because we were English they'd upped the cuisson a notch) but... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

We found out about this small restaurant the evening before our day trip to Lille by reading Tripadvisor. One quick phone call (in English) and we were booked On arrival the staff were welcoming and polite - a bonus was a menu in English. We chose off the fixed price menu and didn't have room for a sweet. There was... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Had a really superb meal at this restaurant, the owner is a delight to deal with, very pleasant and helpful. We had the premium steak which was cooked to perfection, and the burger served on a bed and top of potato was equally delightful. It filled up very quickly, which given the reasonable pricing and the quality of the food... More

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Lille, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

My family came to visit me from England this weekend and we came to eat at la tête de Boeuf. The service was fantastic, all the waiters were friendly and we were seen to in an attentive yet laid back manner which meant we were able to enjoy our meal rather than feel rushed. We all ate off the extremely... More

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