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L'orange Bleue

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Vieux Lille 3
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30 rue Lepelletier, 59800, Lille, France
+33 3 20 55 04 70
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Today
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 19:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With simple, minimal but classic decoration this restaurant, offering a sempathetic assortment of dishes (though kids menu is limited to just 2 choices), it can give you a good and quality sense of the area's tastes. The price per person is about 30Euros with a glass of wine or a beer.

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Thank Nassos K
Nice, France
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Nothing special here. The food is correct but nothing exceptional. Smoked salmon was standard. Rabbit was so so. Service is OK. Had higher expectation from the previous reviews.

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Thank patapouf73
Paris, France
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113 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Bad start: We were eight people and it was very cold out, and we were having an outdoor drink nearby and we called for a reservation at 9:15 pm, and they said we could not come before 10 PM. When we got there at 9:45 PM, there were more than 20 empty tables. Apparently we were not allowed to come,... More 

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Thank SteveinParis
Grenoble, France
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73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Menu is reasonably well balanced, with also interesting wines (not cheap though). Food was good, interesting (we had sea bass and slowly cooked pork, very good), quickly served and service professional. Sitting relatively confortable. In case of busy night, somewhat noisy and packed.

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Thank Wizou
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

As reviewed previously - staff were completely uninterested, blasé and unfriendly. Why don't these waiters find themselves another job? My main course was almost inedible - I had bream and it was completely over-cooked. If in Lille give this restaurant a wide berth!

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Thank Eleanor8dog
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Five of us arrived at L'Orange Bleu without a reservation on a busy night but the friendly staff found us a good table and looked after us well. The food was really well cooked and imaginative, e.g. rabbit in a mustard and cider cream sauce, and good value for a venue in central Lille just around the corner from the... More 

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Thank Warwick H
New York
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I had no plan for dinner and walked past here, then checked Tripadvisor and it sounded good. I was worried I wasn't dressed well enough (jeans and blazer) but it was casual despite other listings online. The appetizer (croquettes) were unremarkable, but the daurade entree was great. I felt it was a good value for the money, too.

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Thank jv711
Shenandoah Valley, VA
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This restaurant is located in the Vieux Lille in a very nice location about 2 blocks from Place du General de Gaulle. It has a very pleasant atmosphere with calm and comfortable decor. I woud put its noise level as quiet enough for a low key conversation. I think I got the wrong dish - but then my French is... More 

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Stevenage
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182 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

I opted for a traditional beef stew and it was delicious. Nice flavour and attention to small details, such as the selection of fresh breads served along side.I really enjoyed the atmosphere of the restaurant and the waiting staff were brilliant. A definite must do when in Lille. Very centrally located and surrounded by bars and restaurants in the area.... More 

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worcestershire
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160 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

There are a lot of very good restaurants in this town but this place is a nice mix of old fashioned but not clustered with young and very attentive staff. The first time in ages someone has asked what time intervals I would like between courses. A nice touch. The food and wine were very good and very reasonable. Will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 rue Lepelletier, 59800, Lille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Nord  >  Lille>  > Vieux Lille 3
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux Lille 3
  • Phone Number: +33 3 20 55 04 70

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