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Le Buffet Hotel Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Isbergues
Certificate of Excellence
leicester
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“clean hotel-great food”
Reviewed September 30, 2009

I travel from the UK to Europe a great deal and am always looking for somewhere to stay in Nord ,Pas de Calais on the way back to the UK.
Over the years I ve tried many places and Le Buffet is certainly one of the best if you re looking for somewhere simple with great food.
The rooms are very clean ( although ,as others have said,accessible only by a steep staircase).There s also free WiFi in the rooms but I ve never been able to get it to work .
Isbergues doesnt have much to reccomend it but Le Buffet has a great restaurant.
In my opinion, and I ve eaten in a fair number of Michelin starred places, the cooking certainly deserves a star. So at the moment you get that consistent quality of food but without the Michelin starred prices.
Definitely to be recommended if you want a stopover in the North if travelling to or from the UK.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled on business
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 18, 2008

I entirely agree with the previous review. I booked a one night stay by email with the owner and it was confirmed without the need to provide a deposit or card number. The stopover is within an hour from Calais and is convenient but nothing more, we had a walk about and found it typical of a N. French town, with little happening.
Le Buffet was part of the railway station converted into a stylish retaurant and five adequate but very clean bedrooms but with no comforts of any kind.
Be warned the stairs are very steep and narrow, not for the less able or carrying large suitcases. There is no entrance from the bedroom wing to the resaurant, you have to go out and then in again. Also there is no evidence or means of communicating with the owners or staff other than by the bedside telephone. You might feel a little isolated or even ignored.
We had one double room, the 45E menu with a glass of wine, the 10E breakfast and finished with a 210E bill, for a stopover. You may consider this expensive.
I had previously read a review in the 'Mail' about Le Buffet and the writer complimented the Breakfasts, we found them to be as expected, with the only hot dish the coffee and no toast. It is much better to make an early start and eat on the P&O ferry in the Langhams restaurant, with a good choice and as much coffee as you want and a comfortable no hassle crossing. At £12.50 its a steal no need for the expensive lounge.
Le buffet has menus from 20E to 65E and we had no complaints with our choice. It was very good.
We found France to be very expensive this year and our month in Florida earlier was real value for money. Silverhead

  • Liked — Clean
  • Disliked — Difficult access
  • Stayed June 2008, traveled as a couple
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 1, 2008

Isbergues is a sleepy little town but, as an overnight stop en-route to the Channel ports, it was perfect. We didnt arrive until after 6pm and were gone by 8am the next day so a clean room and a nice dinner were all we needed and Le Buffet more than lived up to expectations.

Our two rooms (1+5) were a very reasonable 64 Euros each. The rooms were modern, well fitted and the bedrooms and bathrooms were spotlessly clean so it was more than adequate for one night.

One of our rooms was on the front of the hotel, looking directly out towards the little SNCF Station and we thought it might have been noisy with the trains so close, however we weren't disturbed by them at all eventhough our window was open all night.

We dined in the Hotel's restaurant, and had a lovely dinner, there was a good choice of menus from simple through to high-end gastronomic.

We found the owners and their staff all to be very friendly and helpful and nothing seemed too much trouble. We often need to stay in this area during our travels and will definitely be going back to Le Buffet

  • Liked — great value bedrooms and excellent restaurant
  • Disliked — bedrooms are on 1st floor but accessible only by narrow steep stairs (no lift)
  • Stayed September 2007
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Property: Le Buffet Hotel Restaurant
Address: rue de la Gare | Isbergues, 62330 Isbergues, France
Location: France > Hauts-de-France > Pas-de-Calais > Isbergues
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Isbergues
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Number of rooms: 5
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