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Le Grand Bleu

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
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Snepkaai 15, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 220 50 25
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Surrey
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Travelling with my son to Spa for a track day we wanted to stop off for lunch to break up the journey. We found this restaurant on the internet and turned up without a booking. It was very busy but they found us a table and even though English was not spoken much we were guided through the Dutch menu.... More 

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Thank snowweiss
Brussels, Belgium
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444 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

This is perhaps the restaurant in Belgium with the biggest stock of live lobsters. This is not a big restaurant but they give great attention to the quality of food and services. From starter, main course and dessert, they are all very good. Just come and spend a nice time here 😊.

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Thank Alice Man Kwan C
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

I've had lobster everywhere, my favorite is still the sweet lobster from Maine, USA. However, this place was amazing and different! They serve lobster in so many ways and they make it easy to eat. I was unfortunately so stuffed from a late lunch I couldn't finish my meal, but my friends had no problem finishing for me! I had... More 

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Thank TravelLoverSchlag
waasmunster
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Although we've been there before the menu (you've the choice beween different ones) we've choosen was more than excellent for someone who loves lobsters and fish! With the accompnying wines the dinner was tremendous.

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Belgium
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99 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Everything about this place feels so fancy. The prices on the menu don't reflect that. Everything is more expensive than your average restaurant but it is still very affordable. Try the lobster or the lobster bisque. I had it a few years ago and I was flabbergasted. Hmm hmm hmm. Thank you for your wonderful service

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Thank Helena J
Charleston, South Carolina
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

My wife, sister, and i had the triple lobster treat feast at Le Grand Bleu. My favorite lobster was the Stroganoff. The sauce was so rich and creamy, i savored each spoonful. The weather cooperated for that day and was very sunny which enabled us to dine outdoor underneath a canopy. The service was fast, friendly, and very personable. Since... More 

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Thank Chauncey J
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I took my boyfriend there to celebrate his birthday, since I hear few nice words from other people about the place. Food were okay, nothing special and gin & tonic in a tall glass? The sun was shinning through but unfortunately the window shade was broken so I sat there with my hand protecting my eyes, not to mention the... More 

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Thank Josephine C
Moscow, Russia
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168 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

Strongly recommended for a tasty big meal. I took a menu - loved it! Nice choise of wine! Atmosphere is nice, packed retaurant and people are very happy.

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Thank LiubovSi
Ghent, Belgium
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

This is thé place to be for lobster in the wider Gent area. The restaurant is unassuming: come as you are. But what counts is the delicuous seafood that appears on your plate. The menu is dominated by lobster dishes, so for those who want to enjoy lobster without paying through the nose for lots of distracting extras: try Le... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

Imagine yourself in a simple house, one of the many on the row of houses. Imagine yourself in a room of the simple house, packed with tables, some for 2 some for 4 some for 6 persons. Almost crampy. But all tables get filled during lunch. Does this sounds like a nice restaurant? No, it doesn't. It sounds like one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Snepkaai 15, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 220 50 25

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