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Bootjeshuis

Warande 3, Tervuren, Belgium
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Ranked #14 of 15 Restaurants in Tervuren
Cuisines: Belgian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Vossem, Brabant, Belgium
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Had we not had time to spare and it was a lovely sunny day we would have walked out. It took 40 minutes to be served 2 coffees and it was not service with a smile.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Good food but poor service. Went back again to give it another try because of the location and they closed early (before 20:00). I wont be back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Probably the worst food I've ever ate! And not to mention the service was crap, very rude waiters. Ordered noodles, tasted like pure oil and nothing else..nice view but don't even waste your time!

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Almere
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

After waiting for 20 minutes to be noticed we decided to choose a table more in view of the waiters. Unfortunately we were still being ignored for another 20 minutes. Even though the location is superb, we were not able to judge the food as we'd never received any. Disappointed we decided to leave and look for a more welcoming... More

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

This is the second time that my wife and I sit on their terrace, and do not get served at all, even after a 25 minute wait. The waiters are demotivated, and avoid eye-contact as they fear more work. This is a definite no go if you want to have a relaxing afternoon activity!

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Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The restaurant is located on a very nice area, by the pond in the park of Tervuren. The food is very good and has high quality standards. Los of Belgian beers to choose. Yet extremely slow: We reserved at 1 pm, seré there on time but only brought the menu 20 min later. After ordering, it took another 30 min... More

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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

When visiting Brussels, take the tram from Montgomery Station to the terminus at Terveuren and enjoy a walk around the lakes in the park. The tram takes you through some splendid suburbs before whisking you through the forest to your destination. The Bootjeshuis or Boathouse is located at the Terveuren village end of the lakes and the outdoor seating has... More

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Tervuren, Belgium
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Not many restaurants seem to be open on a Monday or Tuesday night in the Tervuren area. With new comers to the area visiting we took them to the Bootjehuis. We all had meals from the specials menu and they were all delicious! The service and the staff were efficient and friendly and very helpful. It was a beautiful evening... More

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Tervuren, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I have been here several times. It's a nice place to relax with a drink and some food in a beautiful setting. You don't have to wait too long to be served. It's off course a busy restaurant but there's always a great atmosphere. Go and see it yourself!

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brussels
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87 reviews 87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If managed well this could be a perfect place. The location couldn't be better: in the park, next to a pond. The perfect summer terrace location. But it's a mess. There's furniture and decoration everywhere; they need to bring in someone with good taste to redecorate it. Service doesn't seem to be very motivated, and the food is very mediocre.... More

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