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Mechelsestraat 25, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 27
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  • 35
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Atmosphere , the food, the drinks, it makes sense

Another great lunch at this peculiar place, nice service, decent food, good drinks and the possibility to order extra. I like the feel of this bar/coffeehouse/restaurant,... Also recommandable is a get together with friends in the afternoon and start with a extended apero!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2014
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belgium
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

One more example of how you can charge anything in Belgium if only you look trendy and quality is not too bad. This restaurants presents itself as real Italian but panini and tramezzini really don't cost EUR13-15 in Italy, and they don't look like a salad either...... Not to mention the mini pizzas with maxi prices....... We had the tagliatelle... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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66 reviews 66 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I just loved the food here. This restaurant is small too like most in Leuven but serves great food. The food is cooked so meticulously and well presented. Worth the value for money!

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Brussels, Belgium
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49 reviews 49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Another great lunch at this peculiar place, nice service, decent food, good drinks and the possibility to order extra. I like the feel of this bar/coffeehouse/restaurant,... Also recommandable is a get together with friends in the afternoon and start with a extended apero!!

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Very trendy and lounge atmosphere. Never been dissappointed by the food or drinks. Their combo platters are definitely worth it. Do mind the opening hours!

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Brussels, Belgium
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126 reviews 126 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We stop at this place from time to time when in Leuven. Never been dissappointed by thefood or drinks. The interiour is rather dark but in summer time you also can enjoy the outdoor seating in the Mechelsestraat.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We had lunch at Zoff on a pleasant Saturday afternoon. We had toasted sandwiches with a tuna salad and a glass of rose. Service was kind of slow, maybe because it was quite busy, however one could expect that on a Saturday afternoon in a lovely town as Leuven. Anyway, we had a capuccino afterwards and the bill was EUR... More 

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Leuven
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62 reviews 62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Place has a very trendy feel to it from the outside, always lots of people sitting outside. Inside is a bit dark. The food itself is okay, but very expensive: cheapest item on the menu is a rather bland minestrone for no less than 10 euros. In my opinion, there are far better options for typical Italian lunch dishes in... More 

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Haasrode
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Authentic Italian lunch dishes, including fabolous antipasta plate. Cocktails are also top, try Zoff cocktail; busy, cosy place to start the evening...

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Leuven, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Coming from an Italian family I have a good sense of quality of Italian food. I gave this place a chance when I got a Flair-coupon. Service was under average and pretty slow. Although we had a fixed menu, looking at the prices it seems a lot is asked for simple food like a bruschetta. The gnocchi we got were... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

We have been there about six times recently and it is amazing to see how everytime the waiters/waitresses are very bussy with mostly eachother. They have cultivated the "art" of ignoring custumors to a high level. Also, how can one spoil repeatedly an otherwise excellent capuciono by letting it wait so long on the counter that the foam turns flat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mechelsestraat 25, Leuven 3000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Leuven

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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