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Le Homard Rouge

Ketelvest, 9, Ghent, Belgium
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Ranked #34 of 507 restaurants in Ghent
Cuisines: Seafood
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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

My husband & I had the set menu for 50€ which consisted of 3 courses (two baby lobsters) and a brûlée for desert. It was really delicious and the wine they recommended was very good too. The restaurant is let down by the slow (though friendly) service; it's nice to relax over a meal, but to wait 45 minutes between... More

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Miesbach, Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We went to Le homard rouge to have a nice dinner and did not regret our choice. We chose the 3 course menu with salmon tartar, scallops, a sorbet and 1/2 lobster. Everything was well-prepared, fresh and tasted well. The price was absolutely justified for what you get. It's not haute cuisine but on a high level. Only little downside:... More

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Surrey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

It was an evening in the latter part of September when we chose to dine at Le Homard Rouge. It had turned warm during the day and everyone had chosen to eat out on the terrace overlooking the canal. We decided to do likewise. It really was very pleasant. We chose the Grand Menu which included a lobster each, served... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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323 reviews 323 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

This is our second review of this restaurant. This time, we had chosen the 'Birthday' arrangement for 4 persons at 57 euros (one was free, see www.lehomardrouge.be). The theme was asparagus with lobster. The location, the interior decoration, the food, the music, the wine, the service from the first minute to the last one ... just perfect!

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Netherlands
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204 reviews 204 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

N51°3'16.3" E3°43'27.8" Lobster is their speciality, although they serve fresh fish for those who do not enjoy lobster. But the main reason to eat at Le Homard Rouge is lobster, prepared in many different ways. Staff will explain the differences. We choose Le Petit Menu with a glass of cava and amuse-bouche, beef carpaccio with basil oil and Parmesan chips,... More

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Maldegem, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Very nice lobster-restaurant that we visited already quite a few times during summer. They have a nice menu with 3 lobster-dishes that I would recommend to everyone ... Not only the food was good but the service is great !!! You can enjoy you meal outside if you want (and if the weather is fine).

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Brussels, Belgium
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94 reviews 94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

I'm a huge fan of lobster, especially European lobster, which has so much meat in parts other than tail and claws (unlike its North American cousin). If you too are a fan, then you'll love Le Homard Rouge. Apart from a few dishes of giant prawns, lobster is all there is. But what a choice! Lobster cooked any which way,... More

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Belgium
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320 reviews 320 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
318 helpful votes 318 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

The best place for classical lobster dishes in Ghent. Expensive!

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Halle, Belgium
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107 reviews 107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Really a very good restaurant, nice place, food was delicious. I would recommand it to everybody.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

There is a small problem with Trip Advisor and smaller towns (like Ghent). Once a few places get positive reviews, future visitors are more likely to pick those in the top 5 and never try any place else. This is not to say those top 5 are not great places, but in my travels, I have often found that there... More

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