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Zeedijk 115, Blankenberge 8370, Belgium
+32 50 41 10 74
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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: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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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:
  • Romantic
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78 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Antwerp, Belgium
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We go here already a very long time, it changed a lot from decoration and space, but the quality stayed always the same, very friendly, quality food for a good price, and open most of the time (tuesday closed! recommended!

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Blankenberge, Belgium
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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 via mobile

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
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116 reviews 116 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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178 reviews 178 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 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
4 helpful votes 4 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
18 helpful votes 18 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
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Zeedijk 115, Blankenberge 8370, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Blankenberge
  • Phone Number: +32 50 41 10 74

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
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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