Crowne Plaza Lille - Euralille, A Business Hotel Directly Opposite Euralille Train Station - Crown Plaza Lille Facade

Crowne Plaza Lille – Euralille, A Business Hotel Directly Opposite Euralille Train Station – Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

My first trip to Lille, I didn’t manage to reserve Crowne Plaza Lille – Euralille as it was fully booked. As such I turned to Grand Hotel Bellevue. This time round, in Summer, I was in luck, even though it was quite an eleventh hour booking, I managed to sercure a room.   Crowne Plaza Lille […]

Jour de Peche In Lille Awarded The Plate 2018 By Michelin – Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

Jour de Peche is one of my favourite restaurant at Lille which I returned when I am in Lille. The other favourite is Monsieur Jean. These has never failed me so far. Jour  restaurant was awarded The Plate 2018.    I was grateful that Jour de Peche is one of the handful restaurant that opened […]

Restaurant Le Oui In Lille, In Michelin Guide – Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

Restaurant Le Oui is along Rue des Bouchers, alongside with Le Bloempot a memorable restaurant due to the highly palatable unique dishes.    This is yet another restaurant on the Michelin Guide 2018, awarded the Michelin Plate.     Interior is rustic looking with industrial theme.     Restaurant Le Oui offers a 3-course lunch set at […]

Grand Hotel Bellevue In Lille, A Victorian Interior Design Theme Hotel – Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Grand Hotel Bellevue, a 4-star hotel, isn’t my first choice when I made my trip in late January 2018 (winter). I was looking at Crowne Plaza Euralille instead. A pity it was fully booked. Making hotel reservation in Lille, other than summer is challenging especially when your trip is a last minute one.    Since […]

La Petite Cour Lille, A Restaurant Which Seems Squeezed Out Between Two Buildings – Lille, France

La Petite Cour Lille is the only restaurant in Lille that I visited twice during my 2.5 weeks there. First I went alone and at the second visit, my colleague suggested it and so I thought why not.   Restaurant interior looks as if it was makeshift out of an alley between two buildings. You […]

Estaminet Chez La Vieille, Don’t Try Your Luck If You Did Not Make Reservation – Lille, France

In France, there are numerous restaurant that either they are so popular or they don’t entertain you if you do not make reservation. Estaminet Chez La Vieille belong to probably both. Hence don’t try your luck if no reservation made prior arrival at the restaurant.   Do note that the restaurant has a policy of every […]

Le Bloempot Restaurant In Lille, Found In Michelin Guide - Facade

Le Bloempot Restaurant In Lille, Found In Michelin Guide – Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France –

Le Bloempot means flower pot in Flemish. And this restaurant is in the Michelin Guide. Before I knew that it was recommended in the guide, I read some positive review and found the concept attractive. Hence I eyed on the restaurant and found an opportunity to dine there.   When you arrived at Rue des […]

Monsieur Jean Restaurant In Lille - Menu

Monsieur Jean Restaurant In Lille – Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

We chanced upon Monsieur Jean when we were on our way to Euralille for some shopping. We didn’t know it was on Michelin Guide 2017 until I google for some inspiration for our daily dinner plan. And I must say, even if they aren’t on the prestigious guide, it is certain worth visiting. In short, […]