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All 23 Heverlee Restaurants

Couvert Couvert

Sint-Jansbergsesteenweg 171, Heverlee, Leuven 3001, Belgium
016 296979
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Ranked #2 of 23 Restaurants in Heverlee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Leuven, Belgium
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The food at couvert couvert has never been bad. I've been there about 4 times on (group) business lunches and the only negative thing I can say about our last visit that it was too much of the same. All courses had fish and it felt a little bit repetative. In all fairness it was the first time I experienced... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very nice restaurant, staff are young people and very friendly. The terrace looks nice. The food is very tasty and plates are beautifull to look at. Wine choices with the 5 course meal are excellent. We had dinner. Prices are normal for a 1 Michelin star restaurant. Very nice restaurant for a special occasion.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

A very nice quiet setting for a special birthday with family. Service was exquisite and our seven-course lunch was presented by knowledgeable and attentive staff. Wine choices were excellent. Food was well prepared. We dined indoors but very nice outdoor facilities are available open to the skies on warm grey days, but covered by large overhead canopy on sunny days.

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Kortenberg, Belgium
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Very innovative and creative cuisine in a modern and clean interior. The terrace, only for aperitif, is very relaxing and in the middle of green. One of the best restaurants in the Leuven area.

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Leuven, Belgium
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We go regularly to the better restaurants to explore new tastes and while we know these things cost more we expect some kind of value in return. In the case of couvert couvert the prices are not in line with what we received on our plates. While all ingredients are of top notch quality, it is not hard to find... More

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Huldenberg, Belgium
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This is NOT your ordinary garden-variety eatery. If you like to go somewhere just to eat you would miss the point of this restaurant. We chose for the seven course menu with matching wine. Each course, each snack and each wine choice was meticulously put together with rare and fine ingredients that complemented each other very well. You need time... More

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The Hague
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

"If you can", moneywise I mean. It is expensive indeed, buth worth it (for us: only on special occasions). I agree that portions are rather small, but what do you expect for a 6 ore 8 course dinner (plus 6 appetizers and lots of (delicious) mignardises with the cofee?. Very innovative cuisine at very top level. If you fancy cheese... More

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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646 reviews 646 reviews
485 restaurant reviews
1,303 helpful votes 1,303 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Belgium is very densely populated by good restaurant and I visit regularly, but it had been a long time that Belgian cuisine did not surprise me so much. Creativity and innovation are always balanced and the results are invariably elegant and at the same time surprising. I can say that out of the tasting menu (yes, try that!) of 6... More

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Holsbeek, Belgium
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I discovered Couvert Couvert somewhat 14 years ago. In those times the restaurant didn't have a Michelin star and was for me the best restaurant ever around Leuven area...immaculate combination of taste and flavors, wonderful dishes, refined food and always something new. Overall I visited the restaurant 5 to 6 times before the Michelin Star. This year I went back,... More

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Liege, Belgium
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

It is a good restaurant and might be on its way to perfection. The setting is nice in the back of a house of a non-insipiring flemish street. It has a terrace which unfortunately we could not use due to even more un-inspiring weather. Inside the linen-clothed tables with swedish style chairs are seated widely apart, so you feel private... More

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