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Kasteel Diependael

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French, Belgian, European, Central European
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Tervuursesteenweg 511, Elewijt 1982, Belgium
015-611771
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Merksem, Belgium
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice food, style nouvelle cuisine, genteel tastes, tasteful amuses, possible to leave with hungry feeling but luckely that day it was just ok for me, it was very hot inside, possible to have aperitive outside Friendly service with a smile,

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Thank dechamps
Mechelen, Belgium
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141 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We had a sunday lunch there, and we were pleasantly surprised. The weather was good, so we could enjoy our apero on the terras, enjoying the beautifully landscaped garden! What always a plus is! The service was good and friendly. We had the menu of 4 courses,.... Each plate was a treat for the eye and the tong! Good variety... More 

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Thank Hans J
Ghent, Belgium
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170 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Try to see the garden, aperitif in the garden is brilliant. Inside very nice too, authentic, romantic, great. Food great (pretty important of course). But they could be more generous. Portions are on the small side. WIne is served in the all-in formula, but not too often. Changing desert was not possible. Hence: already worth a visit, just a bit... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

A month ago I visited this restaurant with my boyfriend and mother. I made reservations for three, but when we arrived they only counted on a two persons reservation, however they quickly adjusted it for us three. The dinner was good, all the courses were really delicious. The staff was friendly apart from the lady of the house who was... More 

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Thank DFreya
Brussels, Belgium
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885 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Of the more than a 100 Michelin starred restaurants we have eaten at, only a few have really disappointed us. And only one disappointed tremendously: Kasteel Diependael. Food and service were really below acceptable. What a cold and unfriendly lady in charge! We had the feeling only the main course was done à la minute, and everything else was heated... More 

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Thank Jurgen B
Brussels, Belgium
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126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Recognized by Michelin as 'a très bonne table dans sa catégorie'. I can only confirm that. The dinner was nice and cosy. If you go for the menu then make sure you select the 5 course menu (instead of the 4 course) because the optional crab dish was the best thing we had in the evening. The wine selection for... More 

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Thank Rudy V
Leuven, Belgium
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328 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We had lunch in this beautiful little castle. Very friendly owners and staff. The setting and the garden are wonderful. Couldn't eat on the terrace unfortunately due to bad weather. Appetizers and starter were ok but were to cold ( 5 minutes longer out of the fridge would have been nice). The veal, as a mains, was succulent! Desert very... More 

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Thank michel l
Waterloo, Belgium
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525 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I have known this place for many year, but haven't been there lately. With friends from abroad I went back there last month and we have no regrets! Still very good food, nice setting and friendly/professional staff. Can surely be recommended!

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Thank Otto B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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98 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We spent New Years eve at Kasteel Diependael, they served a special menu including wines and champagne. The setting is very cosy, we did find it a little bit too full but the food was fantastic, the staff very correct. They only thing we found a little odd was that when making the reservation in oktober we had to make... More 

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Thank AniqueJ
Mechelen, Belgium
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

An very beautiful setting. Every dish in the menu was extremely tasteful, the selection of accompanying wines perfect. Friendly and professional service. A restaurant which deserves its reputation. Sincerely recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $122
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tervuursesteenweg 511, Elewijt 1982, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Elewijt
  • Phone Number: 015-611771

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?