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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
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Closed now
All 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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Grenoble, France
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64 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 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.

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!

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 

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.

Thank jv711
Shenandoah Valley, VA
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63 reviews
51 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 

Thank yarwak1
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155 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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 

Thank sharonStevenage
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155 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 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 

Thank whitby_rob
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Our family dined here on a Monday night with our two children. There weren't any other kids in the restaurant, which is just French in general, but they were accommodating and assisted in any way they could. The food was great and the restaurant itself is beautiful. Tucked away on a quieter street in Vieux Lille. We were celebrating good... More 

Thank Lauralee C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

My initial impression of this restaurant was that it was tastefully furnished in a fairly contemporary style of wood and stone, quite different to the other more 'rustic' restaurants that we'd eaten at in Lille. Staff welcomed us in a professional yet friendly manner, initially greeting us in French but then quickly switching to English when they realised that our... More 

Thank Traveller581
Mitchell, Ontario
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41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

After walking the streets of Lille in search of a place for dinner we stumbled on L'orange Bleue. The menu looked interesting and it was also in English which was very important to us. When we walked in we asked for a table for two. Clearly the waiter knew we did not speak French. He started speaking to us in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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?