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Meert Restaurant

27 rue Esquermoise, 59800 Lille, France
+33 3 20 57 93 93
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Ranked #76 of 1,032 Restaurants in Lille
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $39 - $78
Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Meert is a "must see" in Lille's Old District, as much for its sweet pleasures as for its Louis XVI decor. The Chief and his team suggest recipes combining perfectly the creative tradition of Meert and produce from the market, carefully selected daily.
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This a very atmospheric tea room, old fashion salon with typical decoration of the region. Good for afternoon tea and cakes. You can wait a while, but queue moves on and service generally good. Not too expensive, but very popular so be patient. Recommended.

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Black Country
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

gave up waiting. There seemed to be no organisation of the queue and no indication that anyone was dealing with waiting customers

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A second visit with my sister and daughter to Meert in December while visiting the Christmas Market. I had a pot of Rooibos tea and a raspberry religiouse..........wonderful. Afternoon tea is a must here, the atmosphere is special and decadent, I wish I was there!

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Bruges, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

My parents and I were in this salon de thé (it has also a restaurant). The price is a bit expensive but compare to the level of this restaurant, it's exceptable. It's an old luxury pâtisserie in Lille with a very typical decoration of the region. The tea and the pâtisseries are very good, you will not disapoint.

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Bruges, Belgium
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We did a visit in Lille, and passing in front of Meert Patisserie we can't help to stop and stare at the fantastic desserts shown. We entered for coffee and dessert. Great service, really kind waiters. I had sort of lemon pie: i already had high expectation but it was even better! if you are in Lille, this place really... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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511 reviews 511 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The pastries and cakes are out of this world! Prepare to line up and wait here though. If you don't want to wait it seems the 'take away' patisserie section had a smaller line. However, on a sunday it seems they don't bake any new stuff as by the end of the day there wasn't much left. Well worth it... More 

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Washington, DC
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148 reviews 148 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

we stopped by in the afternoon for coffee and the famous Meert waffle. It is a beautiful old building and seems to be frequented by tourists and locals alike. Although the waffle filling was a bit sweet for my taste, it was still fun to try this local specialty. Due to their reputation, it's a bit more expensive than other... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Me & my husband visited here as we had heard it was a 'must do' on trip advisor. It is a very nicely presented tea shop, but it is very expensive. We sat out the back of the restaurant after queuing for 25 minutes. When we were seated it seemed that there were plenty of seat and that perhaps they... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This restaurant is beautifully appointed, the decor is classy and the atmosphere, quietly decadent. From couples drinking champagne to friends sipping tea, coffee, chocolate etc it appeared to be both a meeting place for locals and a quiet respite for tourists.

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Rather like a Viennese restaurant but with its own Franco-Belge twist, this is a place to enjoy .I suppose like Fortnum and Mason you have to experience it and I think for what it offers it is not at an outrageous price. We only visited for afternoon tea but the menu for the restaurant looked interesting. Oh! The confectioneries ,... More 

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Additional Information about Meert Restaurant

Address: 27 rue Esquermoise, 59800 Lille, France
Phone Number: +33 3 20 57 93 93
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Nord  >  Lille
Open Hours:
Monday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 39 - 78
Cuisine: French

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