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Meert Restaurant

#2 of 19 Dessert in Lille
#40 of 1,342 Places to Eat in Lille
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27 rue Esquermoise, 59800, Lille, France
+33 3 20 57 93 93
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09:30 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 09:30 - 20:00
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I'd been desperate to go here since i passed the 'vitrine' a couple of years ago. The cakes look too good to touch, and are just what you imagine when you think of fine french patisserie. The 'Merveilleux' is just that; my ideal sweet treat and would recommend it to anyone who loves chocolate. Loved the hot chocolate too! It... More 

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Puerto Rico
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142 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just looking at the display window makes your taste buds to start to salivate. I wanted one of everything. The inside tea room is very nice and pretty. We order 4 desserts and they where very, very, very nice both visually and in flavor. Only unhappy part was my espresso. Well below average for such a nice place. The other... More 

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Toulouse, Midi-Pyrenees, France
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply amazing chocolates and pastries! It looks good and it is good. Be ready to pay the price by the way.

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Thank passager127
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Chef's choice for EUR 70 incl. wine. After ordering, I waited almost one hour for the meal to start. First 2 courses were fish, nicely presented, but not memoriable. I did enjoy the French white wines that accompanied the food. The main course was meat accompanied by Italian Chianti wine that tasted like plonk. Sweet selection of... More 

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Thank Mark K
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the 'salon de the' three times, for coffee and cakes. The restaurant looks very nice, the shops sell chocolates, teas and fantastic cakes. A romantic place without doubt, for couples. You have to pick your time, it can have people waiting to get in, it is that popular, a must place to discover!

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Buckinghamshire
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I popped into the "Salon de the" for a drink and one of their exquisite cakes. They taste even better than they look!

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Coulsdon, Surrey
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216 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On a weekday afternoon the elegant tearoom was quiet and filled with sunshine reflected in the beautiful mirrored interior. The Tartelette au Chocolat was a dream, the bitter chocolate mousse sandwiched between two crispy biscuits on a brownie type base and decorated with a 'wave' of chocolate, topped with gold leaf. There was a choclaterie and ice cream shop at... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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126 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We visited this well-known patisserie/teahouse on Sunday afternoon. Obviously everyone else had the same idea, as we had to queue for ages to get in. The tea room is absolutely lovely, exquisitely decorated. The delicate fancy cakes and pastries were very enjoyable, accompanied by a nice pot of tea. Very classy although a bit pricey for what it is

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Thank Gilly C
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Friends and I head to Meert regularly for coffee, tea, and Sunday brunch. It's one of our favorite places in Lille. The decor is beautiful, staff is attentive, and prices reasonable. A cappuccino in a fine bone porcelain cup will cost you less here than at a giant chain coffee establishment just down the street. Why go there when you... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Went to Meert after been recommended their excellent pastries and the are legendary, trully masterpieces crafted with sugar ! 5 stars !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$39 - US$78
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
09:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 20:00
Thursday
09:30 - 20:00
Friday
09:30 - 20:00
Saturday
09:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 rue Esquermoise, 59800, Lille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Nord  >  Lille
  • Phone Number: +33 3 20 57 93 93
Description
Meert is a "must see" in Lille's Old District, as much for its sweet pleasures as for its Louis XVI decor. The Chief and his team suggest recipes combining perfectly the creative tradition of Meert and produce from the market, carefully selected daily.

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