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French, Belgian, International, European, Fusion
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Bondgenotenlaan 92, Leuven, Belgium
+32 16 205 005
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Nice food, nice atmosphere

Really nice menu, in a calm and relaxed environment in downtown Leuven. The Tapas menu has small portion but is very tasty. The calf is a nice size steak, and is cooked very well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 9, 2015
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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Kortenberg, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service: Polite waiters, helpfull and very friendly. Food: Outstanding! Delicious! Superbe! the zita-menu has dishes that look great and taste amazingly! It contained a beef dish, fish dish and a partridge dish. Their look on the belgium classic of bludwurst and apples was presented on very creative and fun way! All dishes had great flavors that combined excellent. The atmosphere... More 

Thank Alexander L
Leuven, Belgium
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Visiting for my birthday on a monday evening, 6p, menu Zita. All in all: great evening! Nice setting, nice champagne and wines (à la carte), good and friendly service, and interesting, flavorful and original food-flawlessly executed. highly recommended!

Thank Thomas R
Great Falls, VA
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We found this little restaurant in the booklet called "Flanders Kitchen Rebels", so we knew what we were looking for. Stopped for lunch, returned for dinner. It is an adventure - sometimes we were surprized by the combinations of flavors and colors on our plates, but they never failed to please. From some tables you can watch the chef work... More 

Thank TravellerMR
Rheinfelden, Aargau, Switzerland
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105 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Walking on the street you might easily miss this restaurant - from outside it does not look as great as you will experience it going inside. And going inside it surprises with a great atmosphere for dining - with valuable customers, friends or family. We had a menye with for courses - each one was a excellent composition of colours... More 

Thank GerhardCH
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Really nice menu, in a calm and relaxed environment in downtown Leuven. The Tapas menu has small portion but is very tasty. The calf is a nice size steak, and is cooked very well.

Thank Newinnman
Brussels, Belgium
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Best place for dinner. Excellent dinner (Social Deal), great tastes and well balanced. The wines did fit perfect with the different plates. Relaxed atmosphere, servers not stiff.

Thank Hermanator_10
Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We experienced a wonderfully relaxing lunch away from the hustle and bustle of town life. Exquisite, subtle and unusual flavour combinations were matched with first class wines served by attentive and efficient staff who at no time gave the impression of being rushed.We would highly recommend the set menu with the matched wines. What were particularly lovely were the amuse... More 

Thank A1an_John_Wheeler
Leuven, Belgium
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Even after having visited Zarza for several times, it still remains a great experience. Each time we were welcomed as if it was the very first time. Great team, and this aswell in service as in the kitchen. It is very obvious that this team works as a well oiled machine and that they are real professionals. Super menus in... More 

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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Lovely place to go as a couple or with friends. Food was delightful. Great menu. Good wine. Good ambience.

Thank Clara_Drew
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64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

After paying Zarza several visits over the past year, it has kind of become my go-to place for special occasions and celebrations. It's conveniently located in Leuven's city centre, off of its central Bondgenotenlaand axis. Parking can be found under the city train station, easily accessed and only a brisk walk away from the restaurant. As for the food and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bondgenotenlaan 92, Leuven, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Leuven
  • Phone Number: +32 16 205 005

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37 - 148
  • Cuisine: French, Belgian, International, European, Fusion

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