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Le Pinocchio

23 rue de Roubaix, 59800, Lille, France
+33 3 20 06 31 48
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (5 reviews)
“italian food” (2 reviews)
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
23 rue de Roubaix, 59800, Lille, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very friendly place with honest food. Great taste, even greater prices. We ate the escalope and the ravioli with truffle which were both very very nice and plenty.

Thank Maarten K
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Italian food with a French twist, like pizza topped with emmental cheese - delicious! Wide choice of food and friendly atmosphere. Highly recommended!

Thank TomKatie77
Emmanuel L, Propriétaire at Le Pinocchio, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Many thanks for your congratulations about our restaurant. Yours sincerely.

Reviewed 22 January 2017

Very good restaurant for lunch. Value for money. Good straight forward French lunch menu as well as pizza's and pasta.

Thank Marcel B
Emmanuel L, Propriétaire at Le Pinocchio, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Many thanks for your congratulations, yours sincerely.

Reviewed 30 December 2016

I decided for Pinocchio basing on the good evaluations I read on Tripadvisor to have a typical italian dinner, with pizza, a coke and a dessert. Everything was quite good but nothing was special, the base for the pizza was good and very thin but...More

Thank Dallarik
Emmanuel L, Propriétaire at Le Pinocchio, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

What about a typical italian dinner with Coke !!!! Concerning the tomato sauce, it's home made like all the other sauce. When you say me you don't want emmental I propose mozzarella with out extra charge.

Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little Italian place 5 mins from the train stations We called and booked for 8pm as we read that it gets very busy with locals - this was definitely correct. And you don't need to speak good French to book on...More

Thank Melanie F
Emmanuel L, Propriétaire at Le Pinocchio, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2016

All the staff read your congratulations with a lot of satisfaction. Yours sincerely.

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Having researched the many different restaurants in Lille and tried out several others during our many years of visiting Lille, "Pinocchio" caught my eye. A real hidden gem tucked away from the busy main streets of Lille. With an Italian inspired Menu. The food is...More

Thank Susan B
Emmanuel L, Propriétaire at Le Pinocchio, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Many thanks for all your congratulations, we hope to see you next time !

Reviewed 5 September 2016

After reading all the reviews on Tripadvisor, I put this restaurant on the top of my list to visit while in Lille. This place is only a 2 minute walk from the main railway station. We called in on the Friday evening to book our...More

Thank tinytroll
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I'd read the reviews and headed straight for Pinocchio when we arrived at lunchtime from England on the Eurostar. Even though it was 10 minutes to closing time and the restaurant was very busy we were allocated a table straight away. I'd studied the menu...More

Thank HouseofHippo
Emmanuel L, Propriétaire at Le Pinocchio, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

Many thanks for your congratulations.

Reviewed 19 June 2016

I went to this restaurant couple weeks ago. I had spaghetti bolognese, expecting to have an "italian experience". It wasn't the case, Let's put it this way, it was the French version of the dish. This was a tomato meat sauce, bolognese sauce is something...More

Thank Beto79
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We were drawn to this restaurant on our first night in Lille by the excellent reviews, which I would say are accurate, for the most part, in my opinion. The restaurant is fairly small inside, but was buzzing when we arrived at about 8pm. We...More

Thank Traveller581
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 rue de Roubaix, 59800, Lille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Nord  >  Lille>  > Lille Centre 11
  • Neighbourhood: Lille Centre 11
  • Phone Number: +33 3 20 06 31 48
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