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Address: Abdij Vlierbeek 15, Leuven, Belgium
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Nice and quiet terrace

Excellent place to spend the evening of a warm day on a huge terrace in a beautiful and quiet atmosphere. Frequently visited by locals or by others after a bike or walk tours in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
Geerhard J
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Soest, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

This cafe is located on the Abbey premises. Parking is just outside and a few steps away. It is a true pub. Enjoyed some beers and went for the spareribs. Desserts are Big, had a sorbet with 4 scoops. Yummy.

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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Excellent place to spend the evening of a warm day on a huge terrace in a beautiful and quiet atmosphere. Frequently visited by locals or by others after a bike or walk tours in the region. Pub is known for good spaghetti. Check opening hours.

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Thank Geerhard J
Leuven, Belgium
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The Abbey and surrounding area make for a great bike trip out of Leuven. Combine this with a visit to the nearby provinciaal domein kessel-lo. There is also a network of bike trails in the surrounding area which take you through a mixture of fields and suburbs. Grab a beer at the Abbey and relax a bit. :-)

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Thank Lando_H_Calrissian
Leuven, Belgium
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This abbey really keeps the ambiance of the old days! A nice place for drinking good belgian beers or for having a tasty lunch!

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Thank Leyre Z
Brussels, Belgium
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

the abbey is not that special but there is a pub on the terrain. they sell loads of Belgian quality beers. have a go at them, you'll remember ;-)

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Thank Juan_and_Huong
Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Beautiful white church (surely in summertime) . There is a small pub right in front. Continuous restauration guaranties that the good state will be preserved.

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Thank Maarten V
leuven
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46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

The abbey is not very big but quiet charming. There is a very nice café next to it. They serve real Flemish snacks.

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Thank LeuvenAnne
Antwerp, Belgium
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

peaceful location, great place to have a drink or a snack (in de rozenkrans) in a historic setting. nice to have walks in the area.

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Thank liliane d
Leuven, Belgium
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

This abbey was founded in 1127 and consists of a nice little church (+ cemetery) and some nice buildings in classicistic style. The former abbey buildings are now used for other purposes; for instance by the local primary school and boy scouts. However the old farm is still in use. And more interestingly: another old building now contains a cosy... More 

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