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Zeedijk 115, Blankenberge 8370, Belgium
50 411074
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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So many different plates to choose from!! A wide range of very nice dishes are served in a pleasant setting. When you sit next to the window you have a restaurant "with a view"! Splendid view on the Northsea! People are very friendly, the food is fresh and the restaurant very clean! A place you can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2014
aihua2013
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Blankenberge, Belgium
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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66 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Blankenberge, Belgium
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

So many different plates to choose from!! A wide range of very nice dishes are served in a pleasant setting. When you sit next to the window you have a restaurant "with a view"! Splendid view on the Northsea! People are very friendly, the food is fresh and the restaurant very clean! A place you can tell your mother-in-law !

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Liverpool, England
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were in transit and looking for somewhere for lunch. The offer on the seafront was fairly restricted. The first two choices were not available (no mussels in Belgium?) and the service was patchy. The cod was good but the chips were poor. I do not think I would return or recommend.

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Ghent, Belgium
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Great food, but extreme slow service! After more than 1 hout waiting we still had not received our starters, and we did not have anything to drink eventhough everything had been ordered within 10 - 15 minutes after our arrival. Between the dishes, the waiting time was extremely long and when we made a friendly comment about it at The... More 

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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

tasty Flemish stew with beer eaten on the seafront of Blankenberge. nice view, nice brown drunk. Wild sea, little dilapidated city. But hey, we love the Belgian coast, we come here often.

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Antwerpen
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

The restaurant has a buzz to it and a great atmosphere. Portions are not very large but correctly priced, certainly taking the prime location into account.

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Ghent
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158 reviews 158 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Allthough they have a large menu (lots of choices) everything comes quickly out of the kitchen, tasting very good. They serve good quality brasserie-classics in a contemporary interior. Nice location facing the sea. Unlikely most tourist-restaurants a restaurants where you can go back without hesitation. They have a very professional crew (quick, friendly,...) and are very flexible.

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Maastricht
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013 via mobile

Food is of average quality, whereas I would say it is slightly overpriced. Staff is doing it's best, but also forgets things. All in all, not bad but also not a favorite of mine. There are absolutely better places in town.

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Norwich
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Superb restaurant with a very comprehensive menu.Poussin was v good as was Mussels in cream/garlic sauce.The bottle of Austrian white was also top notch.Comfortable unhurried and excellent service from friendly staff...a real treat.

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Brussels
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

This restaurant is a cut above the many run-of-the-mill establishments on the prom at Blankenberge. Firstly, the decor is by an award-winnning interior decorator. So the seating is ample and comfortable and the window tables on the upper floor offer a great view of the beach and sea. Secondly, it is a longstanding, family-run business with a team of professional... More 

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Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
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106 reviews 106 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

Had a fantastic lunch with friends on a public holiday. View of the sea from the second floor was great. Open windows brought a nice sea breeze and made the seaside experience even better. Food was fantastic. The Blankenberge Fish Soup was delicious! Great selection of wine and a very professorial waiter/sommelier added that extra bit to make it even... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Zeedijk 115, Blankenberge 8370, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Blankenberge
  • Phone Number: 50 411074

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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