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Restaurant Au Gout Du Jour

#32 of 1,183 Restaurants in Lille
Certificate of Excellence
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Vieux Lille 4
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22 Rue de la Barre, 59 800, Lille, France
+33 3 20 51 23 45
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Boldly go here!

Well-an experience! Good "cheffy" food We started with shrimps(very messy) then an amuse-bouche of pumpkin veloute (delicious). Then 3 courses(all surprises-do not ask what -you wont be told) All were very,very good and we ate the lot! Euros 32 fixed price for 3 courses and 2 "pre- snacks). Plus... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 13, 2015
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Well-an experience! Good "cheffy" food We started with shrimps(very messy) then an amuse-bouche of pumpkin veloute (delicious). Then 3 courses(all surprises-do not ask what -you wont be told) All were very,very good and we ate the lot! Euros 32 fixed price for 3 courses and 2 "pre- snacks). Plus a very wide selection of reasonably-priced wines. If you want a... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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54 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I choose this place based on comments I read on Internet and this restaurant deserves to be well rated. From the beginning to the end, everything was delicious and tasty. The ingredients are careful selected. High quality dinner! Staff is amazingly nice and funny. I will definitely go back.

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middlesbrough
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Visited here on 8th August on the basis of the reviews on TripAdvisor. Small restaurant with a lovely peaceful atmosphere. It's a surprise menu with a choice of how many courses you have - priced accordingly. We had three courses plus beers and wine for £66 for the two of us. Excellent value for such fantastic food, well cooked and... More 

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Netherlands
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65 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

As mentioned by other visitors, you tell what you don't like and the chef decides what the menu is. We started with gazpacho of zucchini and yellow tomato. Then: 1. Veal with cauliflowermousse and onions, 2. gambas with tomatocoulis and crispy eggplant, 3. fish ( forgot which sweet waterfish)with yellow zucchini, soury cherrytomato and cream of artichoke. 4. Choice of... More 

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Hythe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We came across this restaurant by accident and the sparkling glass and well set tables set a high precedent. We weren't disappointed in the least. A welcoming waiter who asked us our likes and dislikes and then one waits for the delicious surprises that are brought out. Parmesan amuse bouche, a starter of a macedoine of fresh tomato, celery, avocado... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The waiting staff is friendly, they have good wine/champagne at reasonable price. The menu is small but it is because everything is made from scratch. They have a surprise menu. You just need to tell them what you like or dislike. The decor could do with some improvement but all in all a very good experience. Would definitely go back

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Thame
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

As ever the Gout Du Jour does not disappoint 3 of us had a wonderful meal I am not a fan of fish but the cod we had was beautiful and I really enjoyed it. One downside is that don't expect a quick meal it is worth waiting for but service is a bit skow.

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Damme, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

we already visited this restaurant more than 1 ago, which was then fantastic. bearing the goods things in mind, we therefore went this time again . we were 2 persons and ordered the meunu 4 plates . the starters and the dishes again were surprisingly excellent . only the cheese dish was a little disappointing . we were served quite... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Au Gout du Jour serves up good honest food. The ingredients are fresh, the tastes are well balanced and for 32€ for the 3-course chef's choice menu a good bargain. Don't expect fine dining and you won't be disappointed. Other reviewers commented on the long waiting times, we were there on a packed Saturday evening and the timing between the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant without realising it was a surprise menu, however we were really glad we took the gamble as it was delicious! Each course was beautifully presented with gourmet touches, such as white truffle and an excellent selection of wines to match. Perfect sized portions to satisfy without feeling stuffed and friendly staff. Made for a lovely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 Rue de la Barre, 59 800, Lille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Nord  >  Lille>  > Vieux Lille 4
  • Neighborhood: Vieux Lille 4
  • Phone Number: +33 3 20 51 23 45

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Business meetings

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