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Bistro Julia en Elias


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2019 Winner


French, Belgian, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed May 18, 2019

This is by far the most difficult to find restaurant in Louvain. But once you found it, you find yourself in some culinary heaven. Though the restaurant was very busy with large groups, service and food quality were excellent. I enjoyed a meat dish with...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

This is a restaurant with a long history that continues to deliver a really good dining experience. The ambience is warm comfortable and welcoming. Tables are well spaced. Service is helpful and efficient. The menu offered a good level of choice and a number of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the food here. Prepared with real attention to detail and very well matched flavours and ingredients. Recommended !

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

We went there in a group. Food was very nice and service friendly and efficient. Would certainly go back there.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

I organized a conference in Leuven with people from all continents, on Tuesday evening we had dinner for a group of 45 people. We had arranged for everything in advance: we asked for a quick, early service because there was a planned ABInbev brewery visit...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We were doing a golf tour around Flanders with some tour operators and international journalists and finished our trip in Leuven. A vibrant student city we headed for Julia & Elias and the food was outstanding. The service was impeccable, the menu varied and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

The atmosphere is very nice, the whole setting is charming. Until we had to wait for our food more than one hour.... the food was good, but honestly could enjoy it as we were too hungry to share our impressions.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 547alenak
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Great service, super food, friendly service and a great atmosphere. I was here for a business dinner and have enjoyed it thoroughly. Even the aperitifs, wines and the digestives were just great

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jeharting
Reviewed May 19, 2018

A lovely small restaurant in Leuven. Good service, nice local cuisine, delicate tastes. The Deer Carpaccio was excellent. We enjoyed ourselves!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank AlonA_12
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Maybe our expectations were too high after reading the reviews... Most importantly, we had a lovely evening in this restaurant. Friendly service and a traditional bistro atmosphere. Menu is rather limited and not particularly kids friendly. We ordered different dishes and thought the food turned...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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