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Bristol Brasserie

Zeedijk 291, Knokke-Heist, Belgium
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Ranked #8 of 164 restaurants in Knokke-Heist
Cuisines: Belgian, French
Most recent review
- Jan 7, 2014
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

It may have been a 'brasserie' at some time, but it surely is a fine dining place right now. It took us several attempts to get in ... now we understand why. It is rare to find such quality and service for such moderate prices in Belgium's premium coastal town (admittedly at the outskirts). No menu, 'à la carte' only,... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Tried to book a table for two on a saturday evening for my birthday, but the brasserie was already fully-booked several days in advance. So we choose for Sunday lunch instead, and they didn't disappoint. We went for a couple of classics ... shrimp croquette appetizer and sole for the main dish ... both were just perfect. In addition the... More

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Montpellier, France
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

A very good kitchen where you see the hand of the chef, a previous sous-chef of Bartholomeus, a star restaurant next door. There is a classic and a "modern" menu. But even in the "classic" which has my preference you get this "little special touch". The "tomate crevette"; THE speciality of the Belgian coast, is extraordinary creative in both presentation... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

This restaurant is relatively recent and already established as a great place. Absolutely justified !!! Whether choosing from the suggestions or the set menu you will receive very fresh and creatively prepared dishes. Service is friendly and perfect. Also the little nibbles with the apéritif or with the coffee at the end are very good. Been there a few times... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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54 reviews 54 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Some interior designer did a great job in this place. You also get a splendid view of the grey Belgian coast and there are some forgotten pictures on the wall from Belgian’s award winning photographer Stephan Vanfleteren. The picture in front of the bar hung a bit weird though. The menu is more than decent, I understand why this is... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

One of the top brasseries in Knokke-Heist. There is an classic and a suggestion menucart. You have to book in advance in season and weekends. I am an regular client and always leaving with the notice that i'll be back soon.

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105 reviews 105 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

This distinguished restaurant deserves your visit to the Zeedijk 291 at Knokke-Heist. Their shrimp-croquettes are among the best in Flanders. But all other fine meals are splendid too. Carefully presented. High standard. Pleasant interior design and good friendly staff. Not convinced yet? Gault-Millau 2012: 14/20 (and climbing).

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Brussels, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Without doubt this is the very best restaurant of Knokke/Bruges area. The food is perfect with an eye for details. Also good classics like Dover Sole, Steak tartare.... Good wine list and nice collection of magnums. Only slight negative point is the interior which is rather cold.

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