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This is the only restaurant where I have been asked to pay a deposit up front but now having eaten here I can understand why.
Small but not cramped this restaurant is far enough away from the centre of Leuven to be out of the...More
They moved to a beautiful venue in the Naamsestraat 47. Still a small (22p) restaurant but very cosy, yet modern setting with open kitchen. Young friendly staff. We had the 6-course set menu and were pleased with all 4 appetizers and the dishes. When you...More
We had an amazing lunch @Essenciel ! Let’s start with the cocktails. They are all home made and go far beyond the average you would expect. They don’t just mix but they put real labour into it which makes all the difference. The quality of...More
Business visit in Essenciel. Star level of taste and presentation. The chef presents for each course a surprise of different combinations and different tastes. Currently they can only have 18 clients, but in the near future they will move to a new place where they...More
We had a good 5 course meal for a decent price. However, the drinks were way overpriced and as they didn't have a drinks menu (only food & bottles of wine starting at around € 40 on the menu) this only became clear at the...More
the good part is, there were excellent dishes in our menu; the service is good and the menu is somewhat flexible (= you can have fish if you don't want meat); the chef works with excellent and top ingredients, everything fresh! (bread comes quite late)...More
Creative cuisine, excellent preparations, but...very small portions, first dish contained About 10 grammes of beef, main course was hare, certainly no more than 30 grammes.yet count on 140 to 170 euro per persoon including aperitif and coffee, provided you stick to the wine selection wich...More
small restaurant (app. 20cvts) with very friendly staff, situated in the busy Muntstraat. In summer there's a small terrace in the street. We had the 5 course dinner; Appetizers were good to very good. Starters were mackerel and dogfish: both fresh and correct cooked with...More