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L’Auberge de l’Ill, Three Michelin star gourmet restaurant in Illhaeusern, near Colmar

The authenticity of an Alsatian Inn

From its terroir, it gifts wonderful produce and generous cuisine.

L’Auberge de l’Ill is a restaurant to visit across the change of the seasons, the years, and its long history.

A 3-Michelin star restaurant for 50 years

Since then, the story has been written every day. Founders Jean-Pierre (famous for his watercolours of the area) and Paul Haeberlin were succeeded by their children Marc and Danielle, who were driven by the same love of the profession, of the location and of welcoming guests.

A wonderful, gourmet cuisine

The kitchen of the L’Auberge de l’Ill reflects the image of the family.

It comes down through the generations.

From Paul Haeberlin it takes tradition, with his famous mousseline of frog’s legs and his Haeberlin fish. From his son Marc, the perfect alliance of classic and contemporary, through his creations... And then there is the generosity, the search for the right taste, for the elegance of presentation, and the excellence of a 3-Michelin star restaurant.

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The Chef today

Marc Haeberlin embodies the richness and soul of the kitchen at L’Auberge de l’Ill. Hard work, humility, passion and pleasure have driven the Chef ever since he embarked on this profession.

A genuine pleasure that imbues the finesse of the gourmet cuisine with the flavour of joy that makes people happy.

Marc Haeberlin makes excellence rhyme with sharing.

The service at the heart of the stars

For Danielle Baumann Haeberlin, service is present at every moment, and through each member of the great family of L’Auberge de l’Ill who receives you.

A watchful eye, a genuine smile, an attentive and discreet ear... The excellence of 3-Michelin star service goes wonderfully with the spirit of the house.

A dreamlike natural setting

L’Auberge de l’Ill...
an ode to the poetry of nature!

The river is close by
… Follow the undulating course of the water

The Dining Room

Light and fluttering, origami butterflies and hummingbirds give life to the magnificent tapestry. .

Velvet, hessian, flannel, Hermès printed fabrics make up this dreamlike landscape in patchwork with extra sophistication, all underlined with copper strips to emphasise the eternal power of nature.

The Veranda

Opening out fully onto the garden and the Ill, the Dining Room has a bright atmosphere with a delicate softness.

Everything here is a play on transparency and reflections. The Murano glass screen plays with the decoration. On the ceiling, giant hammered stainless steel panels act like mirrors, reflecting the trees in the garden and the river nearby.

Everything is alive. Everything is working in harmony with nature. 

The Alsatian room

The Ried landscape is made into a work of art here.

Rushes and reeds, storks and herons, lakes and deep forests become the patterns for the superb marquetry which decorates the room.

A unique technical skill which underlines the powerful and moving poetic beauty. 

The Dovecote

From the tall frame to the openwork trellises and panels, The Dovecote is a protective and warm wooden oasis.

Everything here suggests elegant charm. The large chimney like the hearths of yesteryear, the bronze geese, good food…

A traditional atmosphere revisited with the subtle combination of vertical and horizontal lines and the suspension of blown glass: a bundle of wood with a lightness like no other.

The dream isn’t far from reach! 

The Dovecote can be booked for private events. 

The menu

Starters
Lobster and compressed multi-coloured tomatoes, burrata and pesto€98
Refreshing tart with langoustines and watermelon€72
"Illhaeusern to Tokyo” quail maki€52
Vegetable selection and snow eggs€45
Goose foie gras terrine€57
Tripe salad with beans and goose liver€46
Seafood and fish
Pan-fried turbot fillet, celeriac mash and Petrossian caviar, flat-leaf parsley emulsion€116
Fresh crispy smoked eel and pan-fried snail, sake and wasabi emulsion€65
Rosemary monkfish, wood-fired aubergine compote and Jabugo ham (2 people)€140
Roast lobster with noodles and spicy seafood broth€98
“Paul Haeberlin” frog leg mousseline€71
“Auberge de l’Ill” salmon soufflé€46
Cheeses
Cheese plate€29
Meats and Vegetables
Summer deer fillet breaded in grilled buckwheat, Kasknopfle pasta with white cheese and seasonal wild mushrooms €81
Lightly coated roast pork loin, open vegetable ravioli, citrus juice and liquorice€65
Alsatian-style Schniderspadla pan-fried veal sweetbreads, with girolle mushrooms€75
Black Angus (USA) beef double rib steak, “beef-carrots”€150
Roasted Allaiton d’Aveyron rack of lamb, courgette and quinoa croquette, Barigoule-style artichoke fricassee€77
Poultry
Pigeon chop with cabbage and truffle€78
Spit-roasted “Miéral” Bresse chicken, accompanied with a small truffle baeckaoffa stew, thighs on a “Caesar Salad”-inspired salad (for 2 people) €189

Set menus

Traditional menu
€132
Only served on Saturday and Sunday lunch, 14.4% service charge included

Foie gras terrine
or
Lobster and compressed multi-coloured tomatoes, burrata and pesto


“Auberge de l’Ill” salmon soufflé
or
Pan-fried Saint-Pierre fillet on an octopus risotto with a sea urchin emulsion
or
Pan-fried sea bass fillet with wakame pastry samosa


Herby lamb fillet, courgette and quinoa croquette, Barigoule-style artichoke fricassee
or
Roasted veal rack, French-style petits pois gnocchi, oven-baked onions
or
Pigeon tournedos with cabbage and truffle


Cheeses


Blancmange, Gewurtztraminer-infused melon balls, basil and lime sorbet
or
An assortment of “bento” style seasonal fruit sorbets
or
‘Grand cru’ chocolate treat with raspberry, chocolate ice cream and raspberry sorbet


Petits fours and chocolates

Haeberlin menu
€188
14.4% service charge included

Langoustine and steamed veal fillet in a creamy dashi


Pan-fried Saint-Pierre fillet on an octopus risotto with a sea urchin emulsion


Lobster roll lightly infused with plum, lobster and grapefruit broth


Roast lamb rib (French lamb), courgette and quinoa croquette, Barigoule-style artichoke fricassee


Cheeses


Vanilla custard cream, cherry compote, elderflower sorbet


Pain de Gênes with strawberries, aniseed ivory ganache, fennel ice cream


Petits fours and chocolates

Youth menu
€109
For guests under 35

Only served on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday lunchand Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday dinner (excluding public holidays)
From November to late April
Drinks and 14.4% service charge included

 

Amuse-bouche


Salmon marinated in spices,
crunchy pork, herb cream


Pan-fried sea bass fillet with
wakame pastry samosa and mild curry emulsion


Thin strips of roast duck, apples from our orchards,
celeriac mash and cabbage and blackcurrant fruit paste


Chocolate bar, 


Petits fours
and chocolates

The Essentials & Catering

These are part of the Auberge de l’Ill’s history and the famed legend of the Haeberlin family. They have been enjoyed by generations of food lovers and continue to enchant the finest palates...
Ash-baked truffle€158
Goose foie gras terrine€57
“Auberge de l’Ill” salmon soufflé€46
“Paul Haeberlin” frog legs mousseline€71
The Auberge de l’Ill offers foie gras terrines to take away or ship (only within France).
Goose foie gras terrine (300g)€140
Goose foie gras terrine (600g)€225

AUBERGE DE L'ILL
2 rue de Collonges au Mont d'Or
68970 Illhaeusern

How to find us
Contact information & routes

Opening hours:
from 12:00 to 14:00 and from 19:00 to 21:30

Closed Monday and Tuesday

We thank our guests for wearing suitable attire.

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