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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 from the garden of l'Auberge de l'Ill €45
Terrine of goose foie gras €57
Tripe salad with broad beans and goose liver€46
Langoustine with beet purée and creamy potatoes€78
Scallop carpaccio, cauliflower mousse and caviar€118
Crispy poached egg with red tuna tartare and herbs€53
Fish and shellfisch
Salmon soufflé "Auberge de l'Ill"€48
Frog's leg mousseline " Paul Haeberlin"€74
Lobster in bortsch style beetroot broth with fromage blanc€99
Roasted monkfish with sliced octopus (For two dinners)€150
Breaded and smoked eel with sautéed snails€68
Pan-roasted turbot filet with shellfish and seaweed soup with curry essence€79
Cheeses
A trolley of carefully aged cheeses€29
Poultry, Meal, Offal, Game
Rotisserie Miéral Bresse chicken served with truffled baeckaoffa grilled chicken thighs and salad (second service). (For two persons)€195
Roasted rack of Allaiton d'Aveyron lamb with citrus ang ginger oil€78
A double Black Angus rib-eye steak (USA),potatoes Pont-Neuf small stuffed Swiss chard (For two persons)€160
Piccatas of breaded veal sweetbreads in the style of a truffled carbonara€86
Roasted venison filet with parsnip ravioli and Piemont hazelnuts€86
Rack of farmhouse pork, multascha of roasted sauerkraut, brown juice€65
Hare à la Royale "Paul Haeberlin" with fromage blanc knepflas€86

Set menus

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

Goose foie gras terrine
or
Lobster marinated with hazelnut from Piemont

“Auberge de l’Ill” salmon soufflé
or
French charr, risotto and smocked eel, green apple emulsion
or
Filet of sea bass, dashi emulsified


Lamb fillet in a green dress, carrot confit with citrus
or
Pigeon tournedos with cabbage and truffle
or
Fillet mignon of veal(origine France) gnocchis with potimarron


Cheese


Chocolate square “Grand Cru”, pecan brownies, creamy caramel and chocolate ice cream
or
The gourmandise around apple "Rubinette"
or
"Bento" selection of seasonal fruit sorbets


Petits fours and chocolates

Haeberlin menu
€195
14.4% service charge included

Langoustine on mashed beetroot and creamy potatoes from our garden

Seared fillet of sea bass, emusified dashi


Fried goose liver, lentils in different textures

Roasted venison fillet, ravioli of parsnips with hazelnuts of Piemont

Selection of cheese

Citrus supremes, tonic jelly and cactus flower sorbet

The "Paris Aubenas" with chestnut

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


La gourmandise au foie gras d'oie


Le filet de bar poêlé, dashi émulsionné


La piccata de mignon de veau panée dans l'esprit d'une carbonara


Comme une forêt noire chocolat griottes


Petits fours et chocolats

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...
Truffle cooked in embers€164
Goose foie gras terrine€57
Salmon soufflé “Auberge de l’Ill” €48
Frog's leg Mousseline “Paul Haeberlin” €75
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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