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La tete de Boeuf

#75 of 1,148 Restaurants in Lille
#79 of 1,195 Places to Eat in Lille
Certificate of Excellence
Lille Centre 5
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4 place de Strasbourg, Lille, France
+33 3 20 54 60 70
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place friendly Staff

Ate here this week while on business in Lille quite a small place but well positioned from the centre square. I had the Angus entrecôte steak which had a heavy supplement cost , the steak was cook to my liking (which I normally find unusual in France) and was very tasty good atmosphere and pleasant... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
Fairlight Cove
Good for:
  • Business meetings
  • Bar scene
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English first
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Nice restaurant although expected more after the ratings and reviews.... Food was ok, starters disappointing and we both had steak cooked nice but would of been nice to have some vegetables or salad... One waiter probably over stretched with 8 tables of customers.... Not the attentive service I would of expected !!

Thank Ianpcole
Fairlight Cove
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170 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Ate here this week while on business in Lille quite a small place but well positioned from the centre square. I had the Angus entrecôte steak which had a heavy supplement cost , the steak was cook to my liking (which I normally find unusual in France) and was very tasty good atmosphere and pleasant staff if your in town... More 

1 Thank Gleneagle66
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Looked for a place to celebrate our anniversary. Service was impeccable and the quality of food was excellent. Good English speaking staff, polite and very friendly. Needed help with half the French menu! Starters of pork confit was soft succulent and flavorsome. The prawns were well cooked. Duck confit and beef in special sauce was great. Dessert was a bit... More 

Thank Waiman T
Pretoria, South Africa
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Coming from South Africa, you would think that a good steak can not be found anywhere else in the world... After a wonderful family gathering at La Tete de Beouf, I can say that I have never had such a good steak. We had the secret sauce as well as Roquefort sauce, and it was sublime. Thank you for a... More 

3 Thank SindyMeri
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The food, wine and service couldn't be faulted and the price was reasonable (approx 80 Euro for three courses, sparkling water, wine and coffee) A recent reviewer was uninspired by the savoury creme brulee with Chorizo - not us. The egg was prepared perfectly, with a rich flavour and a creamy texture that struck just the right balance between a... More 

Thank PeteAndJanet
Northampton, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

After reading great reviews on TripAdvisor my partner and I were keen to try this place out. Whilst the service was good the overall standard of the food was rather unspectacular. My creme brulee with chorizo was just scrambled egg with chorizo. The main of a shepherds pie style dish with duck was uninspiring. The chocolate desert was out of... More 

Thank Geoff W
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181 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 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 

2 Thank TerryMWarwickshire
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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.

Thank mehari
Level Contributor
53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 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 

1 Thank shinyredcar
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 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.

Thank daves1946

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 place de Strasbourg, Lille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Nord  >  Lille>  > Lille Centre 5
  • Neighborhood: Lille Centre 5
  • Phone Number: +33 3 20 54 60 70

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 31
  • Cuisine: French, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Bar scene


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