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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
Selection of vegetables harvested from the l'Ill gardens€45
Goose foie gras terrine€57
Tripe salad with broad beans and goose liver€46
Langoustine and veal rump steamed in creamy dashi€72
Half-cooked, half-marinated lobster with Petrossian caviar, Dish created to celebrate 50 years of 3 Michelin stars€115
Pheasant hen soup with sherry, poached egg and woolland mushrooms€48
Fish and shellfisch
The salmon soufflé, a specialty of L'Auberge de l'Ill€46
A frog's lef mousse, by Paul Haeberlin€71
Lobster ragout with foie gras, shredded duck confit and Tarbes haricot beans€98
Roasted turbot served in its dish, sautéed vegetables, vegetable raviolis, spicy sauce. (For two dinners)€149
A crisp pastry parcel stuffed with fresh and smoked eel, with sautéed snails and a saké and wasabi emulsion€65
Scallops, parsnip mousseline and Petrossian caviar, champagne sauce€115
Cheeses
A trolley of carefully aged cheeses€29
Poultry, Meal, Offal, Game
Spit-roasted “Miéral” Bresse chicken, served with a little truffled baeckaoffa. The legs are grilled and served on a Caesar-inspired salad (for the second service). (For two dinners)€189
Roasted rack of Allaiton d'Aveyron lamb, layered potato and vegetables infused with Baeckaoffa€77
A double Black Angus rib-eye steak (USA), cèpe-stuffed pasta, Bordelaise cèpe sauce. (For two dinners)€150
Grenoblois roasted veal sweetbread with Jerusalem artichoke mousse€75
A roasted rack of pork, lightly glazed, with a mock vegetable ravioli and a citrus and liquorice jus€65
Fillet of venison coated with grilled buckwheat, quark and herb Kasknepfla, wild seasonal mushrooms and spicy beetroot compote€81
Mallard duck, glazed with spices, red cabbage and fig confit. (For two dinners)€135
Romanov partridge cutlet (dependant on availability)€78
A truffle in the ash€158

Set menus

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

Goose foie gras terrine
or
Lobster on pistachio nut cream, with vinaigrette and Piémont hazelnut emulsion

“Auberge de l’Ill” salmon soufflé
or
Pan-fried John Dori fillet on shellfish risotto with stuffed razor clams
or
Pan-fried sea bass with pasta and samosa wakame, and mild curry emulsion


Lamb fillet in a green coat with compressed vegetables and potatoes enhanced with "Baeckaoffa" 
or
Pigeon tournedos with cabbage and truffle
or
Calf's sweetbreads à la Grenobloise with Jerusalem artichoke mousseline


Cheese


"Grand Cru" chocolate and raspberry dessert with chocolate ice cream and raspberry sorbet
or
Light semolina gateau with Alsace damsons ans prune ice cream wih Armagnac
or
"Bento" selection of seasonal fruit sorbets


Petits fours and chocolates

Haeberlin menu
€188
14.4% service charge included

Goose foie gras with assorted grapes on Jerusalem artichoke mousse with a "Blue Mountain" coffee tuile

Pan-fried John Dori fillet on shellfisch risotto with stuffed razor clams


Lobster with pumpkin and chestnut and Autumn flavours

Venison fillet coated in buckwheat, with wild mushrooms, and spicy beetroot, Kasknepfla and herb compote

Selection of cheese

Warm pear poached in "Timut" pepper and Rooibos tea, with Tahiti vanilla ice cream

Alsace Damson dessert

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
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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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