A gourmet restaurant in old Lille.

Just a stone's throw from old Lille, Le Couvent des Minimes hotel boasts a top-quality restaurant. Le Jardin du Cloître offers gourmet cuisine that both delights and seduces.

A charming restaurant in old Lille

Located on Quai du Wault in Lille, Le Couvent des Minimes is a hotel-restaurant in a prime location. Just a stone's throw from the old town of Lille, you can enjoy a pleasant stroll before or after sampling the cuisine of the Jardin du Cloître. The moment you enter this magnificent restaurant, you'll be seduced. Indeed, everything here is grandiose. Set beneath an impressive glass roof, Jardin du Cloître offers a setting like no other, with remarkable dimensions and tasteful decoration. Refined and romantic, the setting is conducive to a most successful meal, in a room as spacious as it is luminous. From the elegant crockery to the modern designer lighting fixtures, every detail has been thought through to create an irresistible atmosphere, as is the cuisine concocted with talent by the chef and his team.

Le Jardin du Cloître, refined cuisine

Led with brio by chef Dominique Hochedez and his team, Le Jardin du Cloître offers gastronomy to delight all taste buds, especially the most demanding. The menu features classic, refined cuisine with a welcome hint of modernity. The restaurant's team creates dishes that honor tradition, but with a twist. Each dish is created with the finest, most often local, ingredients. In particular, this Old Lille restaurant offers "homemade" dishes, which offer a veritable explosion of authentic flavors.

Foie gras glazed parfait with raspberry heart, duo of green and white asparagus, langoustines lacquered with bisque, stewed arctic char - these are just some of the tasty dishes offered by the chef and his team. Vegetarian and vegan dishes are also available.

If the cuisine at Jardin de Cloître is succulent, it's also beautiful. In fact, each plate is as subtly presented as it is delicious to look at.

The restaurant at this 4-star hotel in Lille is faultless, from its decor to the content of its plates.

Where to eat in Vieux Lille? Rendezvous at the Jardin du Cloître du Couvent des Minimes

The Couvent des Minimes is this incredible 4-star downtown hotel. It owes part of its reputation to its magnificent 900 m2 glass roof. But what's hidden beneath this masterpiece that makes this establishment so special and so charming? Underneath it is undoubtedly the most striking restaurant in Vieux Lille . It's striking for its gastronomic menu, and for the youth and dynamism of its team, who have given classic dishes a fresh look. But you'll also be impressed by the glass roof, which fits perfectly into the interior walls of this former convent. The dining room of this restaurant in Vieux Lille is a spectacle in itself, and a suspended terrace adds a grandiose touch to what is already an astonishing installation. With its carefully crafted dishes, gourmet cuisine and inspiring décor, there's no doubt that eating at Jardin du Cloître, the restaurant of the Couvent des Minimes, is more than just a good idea - it's an experience that goes beyond the culinary.

Le Couvent des Minimes, more than just a restaurant in Vieux Lille

If the restaurant impresses you, and it will, wait until you discover the bars that complete the gourmet offering of this 4-star hotel. First and foremost, of course, is the Clos Champenois. This champagne bar is located halfway between the floor and the majestic glass roof. Champagne has pride of place here. From well-known names to nuggets to be discovered, by the glass or bottle for your get-togethers with friends, from open prices to exceptional rates, everyone can come and take the high road. Exceptional service, a privileged view, once again this restaurant in Vieux Lille leaves no one indifferent. And if champagne isn't your thing, or if you're afraid of heights, opt for l'Échiquier. This other bar in the Couvent des Minimes offers a more diversified menu, where champagne is joined by whiskies and cocktails. A snack menu will also take the guesswork out of where to eat in Vieux Lille.

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