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De Appel

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$10 - $24
Italian, Belgian, Dutch, European
Lunch, Dinner

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Reviewed August 9, 2018

We go there when we don't like cooking in the evening. You can eat nice pasta's and salads at a good price, for less than 20€ you will have your plate+drink. Don't expect a fancy restaurant or high quality service.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

Back in the day it was a nice place to go. If you have fond memories, beware, don't return. The place is now a complete hole.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

We wanted to try a place were we have not been before as we are trying to try all restaurants in leuven. We wanted to sit inside at a table for 6 as we were 3 and potentially 6. The place was not full but...More

Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

De Appel is a place to grab a bite with friends -a plain non-exciting bite, that is. What bothers me the most about this restaurant is the service. Since I go there quite often, I know who I'd like or dislike to get as a...More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

A typical place for students because of their below average prices. But in my opinion some of the dishes could with a little extra touch. For example the Pasta Oriental would be nicer with some more vegetables.

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed September 17, 2016

It is difficult to imagine that Café De Appel once was a legendary music café attracting large crowds of students eagerly discussing the state of the world until late at night, despite the decibels and the blue haze of smoke. Nowadays De Appel is a...More

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed March 10, 2016

Last year my colleague introduced me to this resto, and this year while visiting Leuven, I brought my friend for having dinner. Located just at the corner of the famous Library of Leuven. the resto is known where teachers and students eating just side-by-side tables....More

Date of visit: February 2016
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Reviewed September 24, 2015

I met with friends that met 10 years ago, and we wanted to revive our old experience, but we fail to do it. Food was average, and the lady in charge wasn't interested in giving good service.

Date of visit: September 2015
1  Thank Karina M
Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is the ideal place where you can have a decent meal at a good price, without going too fancy. Pasta is always a good option here. Moreover, it is nice to sit outside in summer.

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank HAndries
Reviewed July 19, 2015

Den Appel is famous in Leuven. The outside terrace is great - make sure you find yourself a place here on long summer nights. The plates are really big, so you get what you pay for - because prices are very cheap! The Pasta Oriental...More

Date of visit: July 2015
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