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Restaurant Au Gout Du Jour

#36 of 1,254 Restaurants in Lille
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Vieux Lille 4
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22 rue de la Barre, 59800, Lille, France
+33 3 20 51 23 45
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Westlake Village, California, USA
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103 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016

Hotel recommended this restaurant. Potato leek soup was good. The white asparagus and prosciutto were very tasty. Enjoyed the poached local white fish was very nicely cooked without being dry and was quite moist. Wines by the glass as recommended by the waiter were excellent. An most enjoyable meal.

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Ghent, Belgium
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016

nice and cosy, small, very friendly and efficient staff, very good prices, excellent and inventive food, fresh from the market. A surprise every time: you just indicate if you have a small, middle or large hunger and if you have any food allergies or intolerances, and then let the chef bring you the freshly cooked food! Enjoy :)

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Thank MSF1999
Liedekerke
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

Ideal for a romantic night out. There is no menu. You can only choose how many dishes you like. (1 or 2 entrees, main dish, dessert or/and cheese plate). You also get 1 appetizer and a little snack before your meal and biscuits after your meal. When you order the waiter asks you if you don't have allergies or if... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

The one thing you need to know about this restaurant is that there is not a menu where you get to chooses what you want to eat. They have a menu and you choose how many courses you want. They also ask if you have any allergies to foods. My boyfriend and I both did the menu entrée +plat +... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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235 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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55 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Yaslovesbags
middlesbrough
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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129 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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99 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 rue de la Barre, 59800, Lille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Nord  >  Lille>  > Vieux Lille 4
  • Neighborhood: Vieux Lille 4
  • Phone Number: +33 3 20 51 23 45

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?