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Hof van Cleve

Riemegemstraat 1, Kruishoutem 9770, Belgium
+32 (0) 93835848
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $126 - $260
Cuisines: Belgian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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New Rochelle, New York
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125 reviews 125 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We had dinner in late June on a Wednesday evening. We had researched this restaurant and made the drive from Gent just to eat here. The staff in the front of the house treated us very well, starting with the loaner eye glasses for somebody who left his back at the hotel. Serge, Christophe, Mathieu and Mattias and even the... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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117 reviews 117 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Have visited lots of high ranked and Michelin starred restaurants expectations were high. We had the largest menu (7 courses) with the wines. When you get the bill and the first thing you think : was it worth that kind of money (over 400 Euros a person) and you think no, something is wrong. I think I was most of... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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94 reviews 94 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We ate there two times, and this time was a week after we had eten in el celler de can roca, which is more special, more inventive, but hof van cleve is simply better! the tastes you get are the finest you can imagine, and the bill to pay sadly also the highest. Can't wait to go back. So proud... More

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Toronto
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We recently dined at Hof van Cleve in mid May. The setting is wonderful and everything from the greeting at the door, the table, the attention to detail of the serving staff and sommelier was top notch. Not only was the cuisine very innovative but the freshest of ingredients came together in wonderful harmony on the plates. We especially loved... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

For my birthday me and my family ate dinner at hof van cleve. We took the 7 course menu (i am not a big eater and the 7 coures were just enough) which actully is more like 18 dishes. The service was very friendly and helpfull, they could anwsers any question you had. And in the end peter gossens himself... More

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

The restaurant is out of the way for anyone who does not drive, but it is well worth a visit. The food is sophisticated but down to earth and the service is good. If you are in Flanders anyway, I would suggest taking a tour.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

For the second time I have had the pleasure to taste the art of cooking and this at world class level. Went there with high expectation and they where fully met, no, sorry chef, you exceed by far my expectations. Better is not available in Belgium. 3 Michelin stars are fully in line with the culinary experience.

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Sint-Martens-Latem
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Our visit to this restaurant, one of the best in the world, has been a wonderful discovery of new exquisite taste combinations. Between the courses, we were served different little dishes, the one even more surprising and delightful than the others.

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Pretoria
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Chef Peter Goossens is often referred to as one of the Godfathers of modern Belgian cuisine and is a master of contemporary culinary artistry. At his restaurant Hof van Cleve, situated on a farm in Kruishoutem at the edge of the Flemish Ardennes, he has been dubbed “a composer of flavours” thanks to his purist and highly creative compositions. On... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

It's always a pleasure to dine in teh very best restaurant in the region currently serving the very best culinary experiences in the world (sorry for emphasising the latter... it just is :) ). Yes it's pricy... but you are treated as royalty in return by a young and gitty folk of staff. While the tasting menu is the must-take... More

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