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De Kruier

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$$$
Belgian, European
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Ramskapellestraat 66, Knokke-Heist 8300, Belgium
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good but expensive

Very good service. The food was excellent but when at the finish you get the bill, you'll see that all the extra's have their weight. We had a delicious entrecôte, a very big one, but if you want anything more like French fries or vegetables, you get it as extra. All these extra's make that what... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 26, 2014
Charles V
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Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
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  • Local cuisine
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English first
United States
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

good food, good service, beautiful building, very special with the windmill next to it also a wine bar in a separate building

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Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Very good service. The food was excellent but when at the finish you get the bill, you'll see that all the extra's have their weight. We had a delicious entrecôte, a very big one, but if you want anything more like French fries or vegetables, you get it as extra. All these extra's make that what you have to pay... More 

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Wommelgem, Belgium
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We went with Friends A nice sunny day Table at the open door veranda with nice view on the garden in the quiet village of Ramskapelle that belongs to Knokke Very friendly we could even choose our table between the left ones A large choice and even some recommendations of the day The Main dish you have to compose with... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We went for lunch on a Saturday. It was empty but very welcoming with a fireplace and freshly cut Parma Ham as "Amuse bouche". The menu is a good composition of seasonal produce and fish/seafood. We had partridge as main course which was delicious. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The old windmill outside gives the restaurant a romantic... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

The food was really good, we had the crab and the cote à loss, which were delicious. Also the service was nice. Very laid back and nice to sit there next to the mill. Remember to take cash as they don't accept credit cards. We didn't know, but that wasn't an issue, they were kind enough to give us their... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I am a visitor to Belgium and after having a very enjoyable meal, I was embarrassed to find out that, as I was the host, that I was unable to pay my bill by credit card. Luckily the persons who I had invited were kind enough to pay cash on my behalf. I have understood that by law, the restaurant... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

On our way back from a wedding reception, driving by and on the spur of the moment, we decided to see if we still could have dinner at this restaurant we had wanted to check out for quite a while. There happened to still be a table for two people available on the terrace ... under the windmill and with... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

First of all, this restaurant is not really situated in Knokke, it is a few miles out, in a village which is called Ramskapelle. Expect a 15 euro cab ride from Knokke but it is ideally located if you like riding your bike. Family place as well, it's a bit noisy. Secondly, this place calls itself an 'open kitchen restaurant'... More 

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London, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Nice small restaurant next to the windmill with 2 brothers in the kichen... We visit it each year, and it's always good to come back, a must go to!!!

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Vosselaar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2010

Fantastic: a well hidden treasure. Exceptional food and service

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ramskapellestraat 66, Knokke-Heist 8300, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Knokke-Heist

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 36
  • Cuisine: Belgian, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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