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La filosofia


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings

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$7 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

Clean and cozy restaurant and friendly service. The pizza Bella Italia on which our waitress let us swap the green basil for tasty green rucola, with too little burrata was a bit dry outside the center (Based on earlier reviews published here on TA, I...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank pojke-fredde
Youtube kids A, Eigenaar at La filosofia, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2019
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Beste, Wij danken u voor de review. Wij vinden het spijtig dat er met de pizza bella Italia iets scheelde....More

Reviewed March 19, 2019

Nice Italian restaurant, good fresh homemade pasta (I had pappardelle), cozy atmosphere and kind personnel. The price-quality relationship, however, is a bit unbalanced. 17,00€ for a pasta dish might be normal (apparently) in Leuven, but 5,00€ for half a liter still water is a bit...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Youtube kids A, Eigenaar at La filosofia, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2019
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Salve, Grazie per il buon comment. Comunque la pasta (papardelle) 17 euro erono con i gamberi Rossi. Questo piatto pure...More

Reviewed February 3, 2019

Wonderful people, great Italian dishes, relaxed atmosphere. The menu is not overcomplicated, you can see the cooks prepare the food and you can see it’s done with love. The owners as well as the personel are very attentful. I went several times with different people...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 21, 2019

We have been here several times. The food is fresh, very tasty, genuine Italian and well cared for. There is a family atmosphere and the staff is very friendly.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank travelrosi
Reviewed July 18, 2018

My wife and I enjoyed an excellent lunch at La Filosofia, accompanied by friends. La Filosofia is a small Italian restaurant in the historic section of Leuven. The quality of the Italian food was good and the service superb.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank chr2222
Reviewed June 4, 2018

My friend and I took the surprise menu. Wow! 4 courses and non of them disappointed us. Bellisima!!! The different wines served during each course were in perfect combination with the food. Just go, and be surprised.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Annemiek1966
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Went there with my son and his girlfriend. As a starter, we had the "shared Italian antipasti" plate. Nice, fresh and really giving you a varied taste of what Puglia (and Italy) has to offer. Afterward, we had Pizza and pasta. The Pizza's were ok...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank SnamelohS
Reviewed March 29, 2018

A true gem bringing a taste of Puglia to Leuven We have visited this wonderful restaurant the last couple of years multiple times and every single time the experience has been simply amazing : top notch cuisine offering typical Italian dishes (some of them specifically...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ericvw07
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Visited this place on a friend's birthday. Took a pizza of the day. It was just excellent. Nice cosy ambience, friendly staff and a quaint little place. Looking forward to my next visit already.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank bidisha c
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

I ate here last year when I visited Leuven, and didn’t write a review. Both times, the food was very good, though small portions of pasta, which were overpriced. Service was poor. This time I had a spinach and ricotta pasta.

Date of visit: February 2018
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