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Bondgenotenlaan 92, Leuven, Belgium
+32 16 205 005
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Ranked #35 of 285 Restaurants in Leuven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $37 - $148
Cuisines: Belgian, French, International, Fusion
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Leuven, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Food was Ok: we took the menu and the dessert flavours were not our thing. Service was average: we ordered a second bottle of water that never arrived and although I announced that I was allergic to fish, my appetizers were only fish!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Luckily we made a reservation for this nice place. When we arrived at 19.45h, the place was already packed! We picked the full monty monty 5 course menu, that pleasantly surprised us each course. The wild duck and deer were standing out, whilst the other courses were very well prepared too. Service is attentive and professional.

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Leuven, Belgium
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have been in Zarza on several occasions with business relations. The restaurant has the advantage that you can have quiet private talks and that you can be assured of the good quality of the meals. If you can get a place in the garden or the winter garden the atmosphere is quiet good. The price is reasonable for business... More 

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Tienen, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Good food but very small and cold atmosphere.Service not too good.We enjoyed food that's the fact but only this.

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Leuven, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

On the occasion of my birthday and the birthday of my husband we went to Zarza. For us it was a special occasion. And I must admit we had expectations for this restaurant as it has good reputation and belongs to the higher price category. We had an aperitif, a bottle of Merlot, a first dish, the main dish and... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We had dinner with 4 people. We could choose out of 2 menus, when asked to change 1 course in one of them it was no problem at all. We found the pricing honest for the freshness of the products and the quality of the wine. We paid 320€ for the four of us, having a 4 course meal with... More 

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Aberdeen
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84 reviews 84 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great seafood fixed menu. We had about 7 courses which were all different and innovative. The recommended wines were also great.

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

Small town mentality here. We arrived 21.35 hrs having made a special detour based on the fact that the advertised opening hours were 18.30 to 24.00 hrs. We were told kitchen closed at 21.30 hrs and shown the door! Customers lost - for good.

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15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We decided to go out for dinner on a spur of the moment and after a scan of the restaurants in my town on trusty Tripadvisor, settled on Zarza. Reserving a table an hour in advance was no problem. Upon arriving we found the atmosphere in tune with what this place is: a higher end restaurant flirting (hoping to flirt?)... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

i have eaten many times at Zarza and despite some negative reviews, I have always found it very, very good. Yes, it is a little expensive but if you put together the very comfortable atmosphere, great service, excellent food - it certainly is worth it. Will be back.

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Additional Information about Zarza

Address: Bondgenotenlaan 92, Leuven, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 16 205 005
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Leuven
Average Prices: USD 37 - 148
Cuisine: Belgian, French, International, Fusion

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