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

The authenticity of an Alsatian Inn

From its native region, the Auberge de l'Ill has graceful frescoes painted on its exterior facades and an entrance that looks like a tobacco drying house.
From the land of Alsace the Auberge de l'Ill draws family spirit and conviviality; from its terroir it offers wonderful products and generous cuisine.

In 1952 began the starred history of the Auberge de l'Ill. Since then the story of the restaurant is written day after day.

To Jean-Pierre Haeberlin and his famous watercolours and Paul Haberlin succeded Marc and Danielle both supported by their children, all animated by the same love of the profession.

A wonderful gourmet cuisine

The cuisine of the Auberge de l’Ill reflects the image of the family which is perpetuated accross generations: from Paul Haeberlin with his famous frogs' legs' mousseline and his Haeberlin peach, to his son Marc who makes the perfect alliance between classic and contemporary dishes through his creations.

The generosity, the search of the right taste, the elegance of the presentation of the dishes as well as the excellence at the service of the guests are always present.

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The Chef today

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

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 the Auberge de l’Ill who receives you.

A benevolent gaze, a genuine smile and an attentive and discreet ear... The spirit of the house envelops everyone...

A dreamlike natural setting

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

The river is close by
… Follow the stream of the water

Salle à manger

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.

Veranda

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

Everything here plays 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. 

Pièce Alsacienne

The Ried landscape is made into a work of art.

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. 

Pigeonnier

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

Everything here suggests elegant charm. 

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

The dream isn’t far! 

The Pigeonnier can be booked for private events. 

The menu

Starters
Vegetable plate and crispy poached egg €45
Terrine of goose foie gras €57
Tripe salad with broad beans and goose liver€46
Fried langoustines, variation of peas€78
Shredded crab, pink grapefruit, Combava flavoured avocado sauce€72
«Auberge de l’Ill» sardine box with Ossetra Caviar€109
Fish and shellfisch
Salmon soufflé "Auberge de l'Ill"€48
Frog's leg mousseline " Paul Haeberlin"€74
Lobster with fresh morels, Jura white-wine sauce and sweet onion pastry€99
Whole roasted Sole with Asian flavours and coconut milk (For two dinners)€150
Crispy and smoked fresh eel, sautéed snails and saké-wasabi emulsion€68
Pan-fried fillet of turbot with spring vegetables, rich broth infused with
cherry-blossom Sakura tea
€79
Cheese
A trolley of carefully aged cheeses€29
Poultry, Meal, Offal, Game
Slow-roasted « Miéral » Bresse chicken, served with
stuffed cabbage, poached thighs in truffled raviole (For two persons)
€195
Roasted rack of Allaiton d’Aveyron lamb, stuffed artichoke,
thyme juice
€78
A double Black Angus rib-eye steak (USA), potato croquettes
with tarragon, «Zingara» sauce (For two persons)
€160
Pan-fried veal heart sweebreads, fresh morels, Jura white-wine sauce
and asparagus
€86
Pigeon Tournedos with cabbage and truffels€86
Fine market-garden vegetable tart€50
"Sous la cendre" Truffle€154

Set menus

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

Goose foie gras terrine
or
Pan-fried langoustines, variation of green peas

“Auberge de l’Ill” salmon soufflé
or
Lobster stew with fresh morels, Jura white-wine sauce


Pigeon tournedos with cabbage and truffle
or
Veal filet mignon with black olives crust, griespflutta with fennel confit


Cheese


Chocolate square “Grand Cru”, pecan brownies, creamy caramel and chocolate ice cream
or
Compressed rhubarb with orange blossom and fresh rhubarb juice
or
"Bento" selection of seasonal fruit sorbets


Petits fours and chocolates

Haeberlin menu
€195
14.4% service charge included

Pan-fried langoustine, variation of green peas

Pan-fried John Dory fillet, chickpeas with oriental spices


Pan-fried goose liver, white cabbage salad, sake emulsion

Roasted pigeon supreme on the bone, truffled celery gnocchi

Selection of cheese

Delicacy of strawberry, Tahitian vanilla 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


La salade de homard selon César Ritz


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 service

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
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

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 13:30 and from 19:00 to 21:00

Closed Monday and Tuesday

We thank our guests for wearing suitable attire.

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