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Hof van Cleve

Riemegemstraat 1, Kruishoutem 9770, Belgium
+32 (0) 93835848
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $126 - $260
Cuisines: Belgian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
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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Ghent, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

This was the second time we went to Hof van Cleve. First time, about a year ago, we were two and had one of the most astonishing lunches ever. So it had to be repeated. This time we went for dinner with a group of 26 persons: quite a challenge for a three star restaurant, isn't it? Food and service... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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67 reviews 67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

What an experience..! If you get the opportunity to dinner at Hof van Cleve then go full the full menu, wine included. Every tasks, every second was perfect.

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Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Food and presentation are beyond anything you have ever seen. WOW But (we went on Valentines day 2012) we will probably not go back: - The place was crowded and very (!) noisy. Not really a 3* Michelin atmosphere - Reception and service is rather inpersonal

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Antwerp, Belgium
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

This really is a three-star Michelin restaurant. Superb food, fantastic service and surprising dishes. The service was open and not too stressed, almost amically. The surroundings are quite nic, but the location of the restaurant is completely isolated. The chef was steering the kitchen and came to greet the guests after the dinner. Dishes are surprising, the food is really... More

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Amsterdam
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

In the middle of the Flemish Ardennes, in the sleepy village of Kruishoutem, you will find what is probably one the best, if not the best restaurant in the Benelux. As Michelin so adequately indicates when granting a restaurant 3 stars, a place like Hof van Cleve is indeed worth a journey, which 2,5 hour trip we undertook on a... More

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