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The House of Eliott

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French, Eclectic
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Jan Breydelstraat 36, Ghent, Belgium
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Tuesday
Closed
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Hours:
Thu - Mon 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Mon 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 201
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    Very good
  • 13
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  • 4
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Discover lobster like you never did before

So much has been said about the House of Elliot that it's hard to say something creative. So I'll be brief. IN CRE DIBLE food, deco, situation, service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Frieda S
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Brussels, Belgium
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Brussels, Belgium
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

So much has been said about the House of Elliot that it's hard to say something creative. So I'll be brief. IN CRE DIBLE food, deco, situation, service.

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Awesome food, beautifully presented! Walked passed many times always meaning to eat here. I am glad I did! Highly recommended!

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We had a table downstairs and the decoration is so unique that you are unable to take it all in. The host was really friendly and he took the time for us, even though it was rush hour (lunchtime). The lobster was delicious with basil sauce and mash potato (EUR 43). Also ask for the bread with self-made butter (it... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Charmingly quirky little restaurant serving absolutely divine food. Thoroughly enjoyed a meal of scallops followed by a main of monkfish. Attentive service.

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Ghent, Belgium
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Located in the old Ghent city center, close to the medieval Caste of the Counts The House of Eliot serves a menu with surprising choices. Good tasting food in the great and also special eclectic location. Nice and friendly service by one of the owners who likes to makes his guest laughing. Reasonable priced and when leaving a free local... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The lobster is delicious, staff very friendly and funny, and the decoration is really special. I would highly recommend to have dinner here when you are in Ghent. Be sure to make a reservation in time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Lobster is my favorite type of meat so when I found the House of Elliot I was in lobster heaven. From the very interesting decor (like a museum of antiques) delicious food and excellent customer service this was an A+ experience. Everything at the restaurant was very thought out and shows the owner really cares. Specially, owner meets with each... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A must visit place to those who loves lobster!!👍👍👌👌we had a family dinner here during my mom's b-day and all of us are satisfied with the service especially the food. I am not so impressed with the place especially the decors but that is not a big deal as long as i am satisfied w/ what i eat!!

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Amsterdam
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This place got such good reviews so we were excited to try it. We've been living in Ghent for 2 years now and must say this place was a little underwhelming. It wasn't terrible, but it was average. There are many more interesting places to experience here in Ghent.

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Brugge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

If you love lobster this is THE place to be! À rather " special " furnished restaurant where we ate grilled lobster, so delicious you'll lick your fingers. Do NOT hesitate, try it and you'll see!!! Enjoy ;-)

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Additional Information about The House of Eliott

Address: Jan Breydelstraat 36, Ghent, Belgium
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 37 - 146
Cuisine: French, Eclectic

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jan Breydelstraat 36, Ghent, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37 - 146
  • Cuisine: French, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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