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L'Illustre

€€ - €€€French
8 Rue Champeaux, 10000, Troyes, France
+33 3 25 40 00 88
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (8 reviews)
“duck breast” (3 reviews)
“moules” (4 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
French
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
8 Rue Champeaux, 10000, Troyes, France
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were enticed by a nice looking menu but the quality of the food was poor and overpriced. The owner was a miserable git who made us sit by the door (freezing cold when it opened) despite their being tables in the restaurant. Our waiter,...More

Thank skiboy55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this restaurant seems to be very good but not in any way for vegans. the salad niçoise was the only option, stripped from egg and tuna and anchovies. there was little left, just salad and bell pepper and artichokes. the lady suggested to exchange the...More

Thank jampaginny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the worst meals I have ever had. The fois gras was completely tasteless (like lard) but luckily was served with jam, the veal was so tough you could hardly cut it, the salad was dull and the lettuce old. It was...More

1  Thank jocelynd245
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visit did not start well.. the fuming couple at the next table were leaving a note which read 'we won't come back - it took more than an hour to serve our food'. We asked the waitress if there was a problem and she...More

Thank SMitch214
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me start at the end. Yes. Creme brûlée. One of the best. Very friendly staff, good menu and well executed dishes. Nice wine list.

Thank Laurence M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to L'illustre as we stopped over in Troyes on our way north from Burgundy. Our hotel had made a reservation for us which, upon arrival, the restaurant could t find but they had plenty of space so no bother. Sat right by the...More

2  Thank LionHeartedGirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second visit in two years, made very welcome very nice waitress spoke good english,my husband enjoyed the gravalax followed by the chicken he cleared both plates said it was delicious. I had the moules and fries which were delicious enjoyed with two very good size...More

Thank midgempyle
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We chose it as it seemed busy.The chips were undercooked, although the staff were quick to solve this. We asked for a medium cooked burger and it was overdone and rubbery. However, I did enjoy the tartare.

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Traditional brasserie - very good service and food, good atmosphere and lovely location on a historic street.

Thank ruby30London
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We've Been to that restaurant twice in different years, always the same conclusion, pretty spot but the food they serve doesn't match the place at all... very average, not disgusting but nothing to please you... My wife and I decided to not go anymore.

Thank Sidirrik
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:30
Monday
09:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:30
Thursday
09:00 - 23:30
Friday
09:00 - 23:30
Saturday
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Rue Champeaux, 10000, Troyes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Grand Est  >  Aube  >  Troyes
  • Phone Number: +33 3 25 40 00 88
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