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All 268 Ostend Restaurants

Histoires d'O

53 Albert I-Promenade, Ostend, Belgium
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Ranked #127 of 268 Restaurants in Ostend
Mon 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Thu 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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  • Dutch first
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English first
Aarschot, Belgium
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We ended up having dinner here after we first stopped by for a quick drink. The choice on the menu is not big, but offers something for everybody. We had some very nice shrimp croquettes with chips. The music and atmosphere were excellent.

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137 reviews 137 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The nice part is that when they opened a few years ago, they had the aim to be in the end the only place on the beach pier where insiders would go back. And they had a very nice and simple cooking style, like classics revisited. Nowadays, this ambition seems to have melted. Just very basic tapas are served or... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

As coffeelovers we have had difficulties finding a good cup of coffee until we read about this place. We had a cafe latte and a coffee and I must admit that, at least for me, it was the best cup of coffee we have had in Ostend. Also: they offer a wide variety of gin & tonic, so if you... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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173 reviews 173 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I was visiting Bruges with my friend and did a day trip to Ostende. I investigated places to have lunch prior to our visit and booked a table as the reviews seemed to suggest it wasd the place for us. The terrace is fine, and similar to a lot of the other places along the front in Ostende. It does... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

awesome ambiance, very sixties, seventies... Mix of young and old people. Good selection of drinks and beers, best mojito in town. Snacks and salads are tasty, good size portion and normal prices

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We like it especially for afternoon snacks, drinks or apero. You have to try their snack with ham of black porks. Histoire d'O has a nice choice of wines as well and this with a nice view on the sea,

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Oostende, Belgium
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

They advertise extensively to be expert barista's. I asked for espresso macchiato and I got a latte macchiato. When I said that it was incorrect they started to argue. The customer is king, is always right. Eventually I accepted the latte macchiato, which was good, but not what I asked for. Now looking further to find an expert barista....

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

We started our amazing summer night on the terras of Histoires d’o - We read about this address in the newspaper - Both astonished of the view we had: The new promenade, the beach and the sea. The service was excellent. The waitress brought us 2 delicious Mojitos and an amazing tapas plate – with a big smile! My husband... More 

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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Sorry for all the fans, but I had different bad experiences at this place ! When you order tapas of cheese ( € 4 ) and sausages ( € 4 ) they serve you some plastic, tasteless material that can hardly bear the name of food. As for the lovely cup of tea, I wouldn't dare recommend it to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

This is a place where you come home. Lovely view (the sunsets are amazing!!), nice vintage interior, the best cappuccino's in town and great service. I love to sit here by myself sipping a quality espresso and reading a book. Or with friends to play one of the available board games and have a Monkey 47 gin (with fentimans tonic!)... More 

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Additional Information about Histoires d'O

Address: 53 Albert I-Promenade, Ostend, Belgium
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ostend
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: European

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