Lille, Flanders & the Somme shopping

Chocolate in Lille

Maison Benoit

Second-generation artisan chocolatier Dominique Benoit creates pralines and other chocolates using traditional techniques and inspired flavour pairings, such as Cointreau and caramel, Bavarian vanilla and cherries, …
Drinks in Lille


Watch the brewing in action at this microbrewery before buying its beers, such as La Dix (a blonde with 10 hops varieties), Wal (Tripel with pepper and coriander seeds) or citrusy Hoppy Yuzu (IPA with yuzu), alongsi…
Chocolate in Lille

Quentin Bailly

Lille native Quentin Bailly makes pralines, truffles, ganache chocolates, fruit jellies and macarons and seasonal creations such an Easter crown of thorns, which are artistically displayed at his contemporary boutiq…
Food & Drinks in Le Touquet

La Conserverie Touquettoise

Tinned seafood, seafood spreads and rillettes, smoked salmon, pickled vegetables, preserved fruits, jams, honey, chocolates, and local liqueurs, regional wines and beers fill the shelves of this enticing shop. You c…
Jewellery in Lille

Bettina Flament

Most of the 60-plus jewellery designers showcased by Bettina Flament at any one time are French, alongside a handful of others from across Europe. All of the contemporary pieces at her boutique are made by hand, usi…
Cheese in Arras

La Prairie

With its own cheese-ripening cellar downstairs, fromagerie (cheese shop) La Prairie stocks 200-plus cheeses alongside charcuterie, conserves, honey, jams and wines. In truffle season (November to March), you'll also…
Art in Lille

Guillaume Moisson

Streetscapes and landscapes of Lille along with landscapes of the surrounding region are painted in a contemporary realist style at northern France artist Guillaume Moisson's studio/shop, which is filled with the sc…
Food & Drinks in Compiègne

Brûlerie Cour Le Roi

Drop by this deli to try one of its 15 different blends of coffee roasted on site, or choose from over 240 different deli items: terrines, charcuterie, mustard, jams, chocolates, cakes, sweets and wines. Gourmet pic…
Fashion & Accessories in Lille

Maisons de Mode – Lille

Cool, cutting-edge jewellery, clothing and accessories by emerging designers can be found in this cluster of studio-boutiques 3km southwest of the city centre. There's a second location in Roubaix.
Design in Lille


This split-level studio/boutique collaborates with local designers, artists and artisans to create furniture, lighting, stationery, cards, ceramics (sculptures, vases, crockery), cushions and other colourful items f…