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Othello

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Albert 1 promenade 16 | BUS 17, Ostend 8400, Belgium
3259802034
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Absolutely a restaurant one has to go to when visiting Ostend!

Delicious and unique fish and shrimp dishes! The presentation is always beautiful and service is phenomenal. I can personally advice you to order the "scampi met gewokte groenten" and the "lotte met prei en kokoscurry". This place is heaven for those who love limoncello as it is homemade. Othello... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
Jolien A
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Oostende
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Oostende
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Delicious and unique fish and shrimp dishes! The presentation is always beautiful and service is phenomenal. I can personally advice you to order the "scampi met gewokte groenten" and the "lotte met prei en kokoscurry". This place is heaven for those who love limoncello as it is homemade. Othello is on my go-to list each time I visit Ostend.

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Finally, thanks to Tripadvisor we have found an excellent place to eat in here on the coast! Extended menu, great presentation, very tasty at good value. This is so anti Oostende, where you end up with a limited menu (same in all places), terrible to non service and 50 Euro p.p. bill for all the sufferings... Othello (nothing to do... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Very nice restaurant , with delicious food and friendly service. We both took the suggestion menu (starter – main dish – desert ) for 35€ which is certainly value for money. Thank you Restaurant Othello for an excellent evening!

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Zwijndrecht, Belgium
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A nice couple runs this restaurant: he is the cook in the kitchen while she does the service in the restaurant, with the aid of 1 garçon. The athmosphere and style of the restaurant is classy, tables are not placed too close to one another, with a decorative table in the middle so nobody sits back to back. There is... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Enjoyed a late dinner here Saturday night with my husband. After ordering, we were treated to a surprise appetizer of Pureed Cress Soup with an Avocado Mousse and bread. The presentation was cute, served in tiny tea cups with miniature spoons. It was excellent! For dinner, my husband ordered the Shrimp Scampi in garlic butter with rice. The sauce was... More 

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Gent, Belgium
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Soup made with and from north sea fish is not real bouillabaisse, but can be a treat. And it was in restaurant Othello. Not the best location in Ostend, but we were served this excellent dish by a very friendly lady. We were there for lunch and hardly needed supper in the evening.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Cute little typical Flemish restaurant on the seafront. Nice steaks and of course lovely fish dishes. Average price for Belgium, it enjoys attentive service, and the owners obviously care about the place because it looked super in its christmas attire. Did warn my daughter about asking for medium rare steak, because knew in Europe that actually means rare to the... More 

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Wetteren
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Bouillabaise is a must. Nice big portion with excellent taste, served with crab and crustaceans. Friendly service and good price (contrary to many tourist traps on the harbour front).

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Wiltshire
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Delightful owner with excellent staff. The best Coquille St Jacques I have had for many years - the envy of everyone else. Would not hesitate to recommend and will certainly return again if nearby.

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Bruxelles
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

A very good restaurant in Oostende, close to the harbour and along the sea. The quality is excellent for typical belgian food on the flanders coast (shrimp, mussels and north sea fishes for examples). The service is professional and the prices are on line with the quality. A good address.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Albert 1 promenade 16 | BUS 17, Ostend 8400, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ostend
  • Phone Number: 3259802034

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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