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Purple 15

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Belgian, Austrian, European, Central European, French
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Esplanadeplein 15, Aalst 9300, Belgium
+32 53 21 49 79
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Gent
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128 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Nice intimate restaurant. Probably the best in Aalst but that does not mean you get the highest culinary experience. Don't look for the highest creativity on your plate. Dishes are rather classic but that is compensated by the high quality of the ingredients. We went for the menu, which started with a glass of excellent cava. With it came some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Great 5 cause menu for a great price, cosy, warm interior. Super friendly staff. You need to book about 1 month in advance for a table on Saturday.

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Thank Aaron M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Aalst (my city): very friendly, good price/quality ratio. The month menu with wine included is a great choice! Recommended.

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Thank Lieve W
Aalst, Belgium
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

We had our Family dinner here On sunday and the restaurant was Packed full. The restaurant is decorated in a modern fashion, not romantic, but it is pleasant. The staff is really friendly! We were with a party of 10 so we were experting some delays verwen the dishes. 4 different entrees and 5 different main Courses were chosen. They... More 

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Welle, Belgium
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97 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

First time here. We were welcomed in a very polite way. The restaurant was almost full. We were pleased with the food: fresh products, good flavors, a wide variety of dishes and a summer menu with or without accompanying wines. We both went for à la carte dishes. My friend went for scampi's and fish while I directed my choices... More 

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Aalst, Belgium
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285 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

When visiting Purple 15 you can always expect quality and a friendly service, so we gladly take our friends here for a nice meal. The change from the more traditional Wienerhaus to the more modern Purple 15 has indeed worked and the entire atmosphere is indeed fresh and contemporary, however I miss the previous cosy feeling somewhat. Anyway, it does... More 

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Toulouse
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

A very attractive dining room, with friendly and helpful staff. Main course was good quality, but the desserts were spectacular and worthy of a visit on their own! House wine was good quality and well priced.

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Aalst, Belgium
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Very friendly and helpful staff. We ordered a la carte.The shrimp croquettes were homemade although I've eaten better ones. The crispy, fried mushrooms with a fresh tartar sauce was spot on though. As a main course we ordered some Austrian classics from the menu: the Tiröler Gröstl - a monumental dish of potatoes, onions, beef and an omelette seasoned with... More 

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Thank DJplumo
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121 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

The food was amazing and the service very friendly. We had the Stoofpotje Edelhert and the Ossehaas, and it was the best we've eaten in Belgium so far. Nice decor inside and good wine.

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Thank Peden13
Aalst, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Just one negative point; turn down the heating a bit in winter when the restaurant is full. Thanks for the great night! Auf Wiedersehen ;)

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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
$34 - $68
Cuisine
Belgian, Austrian, European, Central European, French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esplanadeplein 15, Aalst 9300, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Aalst
  • Phone Number: +32 53 21 49 79

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