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De Ruyffelaer

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$$$
Belgian, European
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(Gustave) De Stuersstraat 11, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
+32 57 36 60 06
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  • 135
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  • 40
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
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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
Good Food

We wanted a Belgian restaurant to taste the local food , well we found this excellent restaurant. The food was tasty and delicious, with a good choice of beers, great!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
GaryP208
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We wanted a Belgian restaurant to taste the local food , well we found this excellent restaurant. The food was tasty and delicious, with a good choice of beers, great!

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Fareham
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Lovely restaurant had very good service and an excellent meal, highly recommended. extensive wine list and very reasonably priced. Excellent steak.

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Sevenoaks, Kent
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Charming restaurant 5 mins from the main square, away from the more touristy restaurants. Delicious food, calm ambiance. Highly recommended - especially the smoked trout salad and cod on a sea of vegetables.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A very high standard of local food, friendly staff and good service. We enjoyed the rabbit and beef stew as main courses, both with melting meat. Worth a visit.

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north wales
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Make sure you book if at the weekend. Staff were really helpful and the dishes can be adapted for gluten free. Lovely quirky atmosphere in the restaurant. Definitely something different.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Definately the best restaurant we visited on our battlefields tour of France and Belgium. The ambience was great, a welcoming and friendly host whose wife was a brilliant chef. This is not nouveau cuisine but tasty wholesome Belgian food. I cannot recommend it highly enough. Try finishing of your meal with a Ruyffelgrog!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Incredibly understanding about our late arrival due to traffic. Lovely cosy restaurant producing delicious traditional Flemish fare. Terrines,rabbit casserole and beef stew all delicious. Nice selection of local beers to accompany plus small,reasonable wine list.

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Belgium
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by locals. They serve good homey food (rabbit with beer and raisins, ham with mustard sauce, beef stew...) in a quite dark but very typical old-fashioned Flemish interior (dark woods, small statues to decorate). If I look at the pictures other reviewers have posted, I think they rarely change the menu. That's fine as the dishes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We had dinner after the Menen Gate ceremony. The decor is atmospheric and being family run you are made to feel very comfortable. The food was hearty on a coolish evening and just what was needed.Excellent quality and a fey minutes from the centre

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Verwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Excellent home cooking! Delicious and filling, great presentation Menu is limited and geared towards local cuisine which I liked

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: (Gustave) De Stuersstraat 11, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ieper (Ypres)
  • Phone Number: +32 57 36 60 06

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 39
  • Cuisine: Belgian, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?