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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

Selection of vegetables from the garden of l'Auberge de l'Ill €45
Goose foie gras terrine€57
Tripe salad with broad beans and goose liver€46
scampi on mashed beetroot and creamy potatoes€78
A carpaccio of scalops, cauliflower puree and caviar€118
Poached egg fried, tartare from red tuna with herbs€53
Fish and shellfisch
The salmon soufflé, a specialty of L'Auberge de l'Ill€48
A frog's lef mousse, by Paul Haeberlin€74
Lobster, lemongrass broth, sauteed vegetables and crustacean  fritter€99
Roasted sole, langoustine raviole (For two dinners)€160
A thick slice of zucchini, glazed eel and herbs€67
Roasted monkfisch, pea pulp and marinated raspberries€74
A trolley of carefully aged cheeses€29
Poultry, Meal, Offal, Game
Spit-roasted“Miéral” Bresse chicken, served with a baeckaoffa with truffles. Grilled thighs on salad (for the 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 art of a carbonara€72
Romanov patridge cutlet (according to the hunt)€85
Fillet of venison from Alsace, parsnip ravioli with hazelnut from Piemont€86
Mallard duck, glazed with spices, fig with porto wine cooked in Souvarov (For two persons)€160

Set menus

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

Goose foie gras terrine
Lobster marinated with hazelnut from Piemont

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

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


Chocolate square “Grand Cru”, pecan brownies, creamy caramel and chocolate ice cream
Saint-Honoré with figs , walnut cream and Tahitian vanilla ice cream
"Bento" selection of seasonal fruit sorbets

Petits fours and chocolates

Haeberlin menu
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

Roasted fig with Banyuls, sorbet of cactus flower

Poire Belle Hélène Inspiration

Petits fours and chocolates

Youth menu
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



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€164
Goose foie gras terrine€57
“Auberge de l’Ill” salmon soufflé€48
“Paul Haeberlin” frog legs mousseline€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

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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