Vieux lille

Le Vieux-Lille is THE charming neighbourhood of the city. Its “Spanish-Flemish” architecture, its pavements and its colors will delight you for sure! The old town is the historical soul of Lille. Le Vieux Lille is well known for its bourgeois style with its luxurious boutiques, high quality restaurants, trendy cafés and art galleries. It is also a gay friendly area. Overall you will love to stroll and to lose yourself on the tiny paved streets. The main axes are Rue Royal (bars), Rue de la Clé (boutiques), Rue de la Grande Chaussée (luxurious boutiques), Rue des Bouchers (restaurants and bars), Rue de Saint-André (restaurants, bars, farmer’s market on Sunday), Parvis de la Treille (terraces). You will also find many boutiques Rue des Vieux-Murs to bring back souvenirs Lille.

Vieux Lille

picto bar  TOP BARS :

  •          Gastama – This backpacker hostel is much more than a place where to stay at a cheap price, it is also a very nice bar with a cool and trendy atmosphere where locals and travellers enjoy gathering together. This is the place to be for after-work time and to savour tasty little snacks! 109 rue de St André
  •          La Capsule – This is THE unmissable bar where you can savour the best beers while staying in Lille. To prove it, an American magazine ranks it as one of the place where you can drink the best beers in the world. No routine there, the suggestion of beers is steadily updated. During after work time, its pretty nice to discover products coming from all around the world. A fair delight! 25 rue des trois molettes
  •          Le Stairway – If you want to celebrate until the sun goes up, this is the right place! Here, youll find a place to drink something and simply chill out with your mates at the upper level while the place downstairs is an arched cellar – not to say the perfect dance floor –, to move your body! Perfect for night birds. 18 rue de la halle
  •          Le Vieux Basque – Fancy a mojito? In this lounge-atmosphere bar, youll discover the Basque mojito. ! To say it differently, youll raise the temperature more quickly with these hot and spicy mojitos that you can savour in three different rooms. Lounge atmosphere, private basement, and regular events. A night place, chic & choc!!! 95 rue saint André 


picto retso  TOP RESTO :

  •          Crèmerie Delassic – Bar à fromage – If you like cheese, this address is done for you! Located above a little creamery, in the heart of Vieux-Lille, the Delassic brothers will be pleased to welcome you and make you discover their excellent products on slate boards. A cosy and original place that offers you a pleasurable break time if you want to have a rest during your city tour! 11 place des Patiniers
  •          Rouge Barre – If you push the door of the Rouge Barre, then you’re about to enter one of the best restaurant of Lille. The Chef is actually famous for being one the winners of the French TV show “Top Chef” and will for sure offer you an original, authentic and audacious cuisine.Here, the fish is often sublimated but the Chef also adapts its recipes to your tastes.  A perfect place for a romance night. 50 rue de la halle
  •          Les fils à Maman – This relatively new restaurant proposes and restyles courses that hark us back into those childhood days. And it’s a real delight! You’ll love this charming place where every little thing will affect you as a Proust’s madeleine. For all at a great price… What else? 41 rue de Gand

     

picto incontournableDON’T MISS OUT :

  •          Parvis de la treille – cathedral and terraces
  •          Marché de la place du concert – Boho market
  •          Aux merveilleux et chez Meert – Gourmet break, cakes et regional waffles, 67 rue de la monnaie et 27 rue esquermoise

     

picto hébérgement  ACCOMODATION :

  •          Gastama – Backpacker hostel – In couple or with friends, this is the perfect address to stay. Eat, drink and sleep at a bargain price in a chill and trendy area. You’ll find everything you need around … 109 rue de St André
  •          Hôtel Clarence  – Luxury hostel, 32 rue de la barre /Couvent des minimes- Luxury hostel, 17 quai du Wault
  •          Apartment relais princesse – 64 rue princesse

 

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