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“Just delicious”
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Au Fil du Temps
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed September 16, 2012

Tiny restaurant just out of the centre of Hesdin. The chef is Quebecois and knows recipes for beaver and raccoon if you can provide the ingredients. Quebecois specialities are available to order, but we stuck to the 28 euro standard menu:

Salade de pleurottes (wild mushrooms) with sundried tomatoes and ham (this is France, don’t you dare be vegetarian), haddock ravioli with lemon butter. Main course was fillet of
Dorade royale and salmon trout. I had the bavette d’aloyau beurre anchoïs - the anchovy butter was unusual but delicious with the steak. Yummy veg not boiled to death - how come we always get veg wrong in the UK?

For dessert we both had Assiette gourmande - tiramisu, chocolate cake, nougat glacé and rhubarb and strawberry compote - a little of everything and all lovely; if you forced me to choose just one I would have the compote, or maybe the nougat glacé, or maybe... Luckily you don’t have to make that decision.

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Reviewed June 23, 2012

We have been dining at 'Au Fil du Temps' almost 10 years. whenever we are in the area we always make a point of dining at this lovely restaurant. Francis (the chef & owner) prepares fresh local ingredients he sources from whatever looks good from local producers and at the local market (market day is Thursday).The menu is small but perfectly formed, and presented on a large chalk board which is brought to your table. We have never been disappointed and are frequently surprised by the subtle touches Francis adds to his food. Francis is always keen to explain anything on the menu you may not understand - for example the pigs' cheeks we recently sampled which were delicious! Home made preserves made by Dany (Francis' wife )are available to buy and check out Francis' Sauces Cookbook. Lovely friendly atmosphere and always a warm welcome here. Do try this cosy restaurant we are sure you will love it too. Can't wait for August so we can take our daughter and her boyfriend there. Prices reasonable for the area, and worth every penny.

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1  Thank Pam T
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Reviewed May 21, 2012

I declare an interest in having a holiday house in the area, having made Francis and Dany's restaurant our default dining place and having become good friends over 16 years. Always friendly and with individually prepared dishes more often than not served by Francis himself. Not cheap [ but lunchtime is very reasonable] and very much slow food with no chips. Francis has run restaurants in Paris and Quebec City though he and his partner Dany are Hesdin locals. All the food is sourced in the area. Not spectacular but honest good food beautifully served with a small list of good wines and draught beer. Often an art or photo exhibition, a central log log fire in winter and always good conversation with the owners.

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Thank Robert S
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Reviewed June 12, 2014
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Reviewed June 8, 2014
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