Lille. The restaurant La Bellezza takes (finally) the reservations

After several weeks of negotiations with the city of Lille, La Bellezza restaurant, rue Esquermoise, is now accepting reservations.

La Bellezza, the last restaurant of the Big Mamma group in Lille (North), finally takes the reservations.
La Bellezza, the last restaurant of the Big Mamma group in Lille (North), finally takes the reservations. (© Jérôme Galland / La Bellezza)

Good news for all those who despaired of not being able to taste the truffle paws. And a fight won for the city of Lille (North). Indeed, after long weeks of negotiations between the town hall and the group's last restaurant Big mamaThe Bellezza decided to accept the bookings.

The announcement was made on the restaurant's Facebook page Thursday January 10 2019. The "team" specifies however that it will always be possible to go "unexpectedly".

Our hostess will install you directly or note your contact information to warn you as soon as a table is released. "

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Published by The Bellezza at Thursday January 10 2019

"Annoying and dangerous occupation"

Since the opening of La Bellezza at the end of September 2018customers cling to the sidewalks at the start of each service, lunch and dinner. The establishment had even set up a hen just opposite to organize the queues. But without municipal authorization, remember The voice of the Northso that it has been removed.

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In this busy area of ​​Old Lille, the crowd of customers posed a big problem to the city of Lille who summoned on many occasions the restaurant to open reservations, something that until then the group refused.

It's been four years since it worked like this in Paris. We will not change. Otherwise, the prices will go up ... ", explained an employee of the restaurant in our colleagues from La Voix du Nord.

But faced with the insistence of the City Council, including Jacques Richir, assistant to the occupation of the public domain, Big Mamma has finally yielded.

We do not have to accept, let alone allow on the public space, these troublesome and dangerous occupations. The sidewalk belongs to all and only certain parts can be conceded within the framework of the regulations of commercial occupation of the public domain "he explained daily.

Jacques Richir recalls that in recent months, the restaurant "has already been verbalized several times for these illicit occupations".

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