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Meert Restaurant

27 rue Esquermoise, 59800 Lille, France
+33 3 20 57 93 93
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Ranked #37 of 972 Restaurants in Lille
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $39 - $78
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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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English first
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We stopped for tea and cake and were shown to a table at the back of the conservatory. Our orders were taken promptly and the cake choices arrived swiftly. Our drinks however didnt. we waited for approx 25 minutes until our waiter came back and apologised as he had forgotten to put our drinks orders through. He said he would... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Great variety of teas and patisserie in a pretty environment. A drink and a cake each for 5 was about €50, and I reckon we were in and out in about 40 mins. Tip: while you are queuing for a table check out the patisserie in the display case so yiu xan see what's what (or have a good look... More

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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78 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Having visited the chocolate shop associated with the restaurant as part of a walking tour, we returned for tea and cakes, we also discovered the full restuarant, so we went back two days later. The menu is typically French and a joy, with helpful staff. The food was good with excellent service. This is a great little watering hole, that... More

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London, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Went here numerous times during a stay in Lille/Roubaix and was continually impressed with the quality of the tea and pastries. Easily beats several well known Parisian establishments and has a much more friendly, relaxed and authentic 'local' vibe. A true highlight of Lille. Also, don't write off their signature waffles as they do not look too impressive but are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The 4 course brunch was perfect and reasonably priced, so as is wonderful services n ambience. Lots of French people there, particularly like to mention is the most amicable n helpful manager Jean Baptist n his team. The Meert confectionery store which is in front of the restaurant is magic, having lovely display of chocolates, sweets n cakes. It is... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We came here on a rainy afternoon on my mother's birthday for a special teatime treat. There was a queue of ten or so, which wouldn't have been a problem, except that there were empty tables in the restaurant. We waited 30 minutes to be seated at a table that had in fact been empty all along. Perhaps they were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Spotted this restaurant when wandering around and popped in for a pastry and a pot of tea. The tearoom wasn't busy but the staff did seem to be running around a lot. We were served fairly quickly and everything we ordered was perfect. We did spot one couple who were not served get up and leave. Whilst we understood -... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A top find in Lille - Meert is the perfect place for an early morning tea and cake. The service was excellent. The building was immaculate and decorated in late Louis 16th style. Fantastic.

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Never had a full meal here but several times coffee and sweets! A real treat in an adorable environment!

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Jaipur, India
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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

There is no word to express the Méer sensations .... for sophisticated palates ... tea are awesome ... and the speciality is the Méert's waffle

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