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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 #20 of 981 Restaurants in Lille
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $37
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Lille Centre 5
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I picked this place after researching on Trip Advisor. We were only in Lille for one night as part of a long drive through Europe, so wanted to pick the right place. We certainly achieved that! Our experience started with me telephoning to make a reservation before we left the UK. There was no answer and I was not confident... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Maybe my expectations were too high for a French steak house but the noisette de boeuf and the airaignée de boeuf were chewy. Is it that difficult to have good meat in France ? Heureusement good service and good wine for a reasonable price.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place is a five minute walk from the Grand Place and is well worth a visit. They have a variety of table layouts so you don’t have to be on top of the table next to you as is so often the case. The service is very good and the meat is also. They do have other stuff, but... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Searched this restaurant out based on previous reviews. Food OK, but the steak I had was a bit chewy. 3 courses with wine and coffee €48.60, rather pricey for what it does.

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Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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
68 reviews 68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Additional Information about La tete de Boeuf

Address: 4 place de Strasbourg, Lille, France
Phone Number: +33 3 20 54 60 70
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Nord  >  Lille>  > Lille Centre 5
Average Prices: USD 20 - 37
Cuisine: French

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