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Modern shops in old buildings

Not a particularly beautiful street but a pedestrianised way of getting through central Lille very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Alan H
London, United Kingdom
steve & Bevs visit

this is part of the old town with narrow streets and full of shops and cafe's, we had a meal here... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
steve c
Castleford, United Kingdom
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“croissants” (2 reviews)
Lille, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not a particularly beautiful street but a pedestrianised way of getting through central Lille very quickly

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

this is part of the old town with narrow streets and full of shops and cafe's, we had a meal here at a fish restaurant that was excellent, walking around this area you could see what other people were eating so you can see what...More

Thank steve c
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Many shops and cafes/restaurants line this street that connects the north/south sides of the old town core. A stroll won't take that long to complete so give it wurl. Recommended.

Thank Malcolm G
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Yes it's a short shopping strip. I'm staying around the corner and walk past it every day. It's the end of June so you'd expect it to be busy but it's not really that bad. The crowd comes and goes so it really depends when...More

Thank cristoph2010
Reviewed 17 August 2016

If there is a place you must pass in Lille is this street. The ambiance is amazing, the light, the people going around. Super to have a taste of the life in Lille.

Thank Lilas V
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I'm not sure how one goes about reviewing a street, but here goes: I had read about Rue de Bethune before visiting Lille, but happened upon it by accident (it's hard to miss). The street was much more crowded than any other in Lille at...More

Thank arianar927
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Great new part of Lille city where you can clothes and shoe shop until you drop, if that's you're thing. Some great little waffle shops and delicious ice cream.

Thank Purplelove007
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Very busy streets that concentrates all the good shopping in one spot. It's worth taking a stroll and going inside the boutiques. While you are at it, grab a waffle, or some croissants from any of the vendors. The street smells like an open air...More

Thank Yara H
Reviewed 15 January 2016

I walked along this street many times, sharing smiles and kisses. Sometimes it smells of croissants, other times of Armani perfumes or of morning fresh air. I recommend it on a sunny day in March when it's not so crowded.

Thank Sophia S
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Lovely little shopping district, great to walk down and a great choice of shops. Great restaurants too.

Thank CCBX
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