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Arendstraat 1, Leuven 3000, Belgium
477 901134
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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

First of all, I like the interior of Carlisse, especially the mezzanine, where you can sit quietly together with your friends. You can eat some dishes over there, and the salsa - served with the nachos - is superb! They also have a wide variety of Gin and Rum. I used to visit this venue a lot during my younger... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

I went there a couple of times and it's always a nice evening. The owner is friendly and the prices are ok. You get some free chips with your drinks. The location is especially nice in summer with the terrace and if you want some more peace than in othet bars. Recommended!

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Thank lancelotd669
Leuven, Belgium
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Me together with several friends went on a Saturday evening to eat at this bar/restaurant. The food is good we tried several things (best was by far the tortilla)... But the service.... I can't really believe that there is a place the world with such bad service...totally and completely disappointed

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Thank kcytty
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

Service with a twist! I love the laid back approach of the owner. He will really do anything to please his guests. Great selection of Gins. Food is the tipical cafe eatery, convincing enough for it's price.

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Thank Della S
Oud-Heverlee, Belgium
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Great home made ice tea and nacho's. The rest of the food is average to good. At busy moments you have to wait quit long for your food to be served.

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Leuven, Belgium
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013 via mobile

A relaxing cozy and jazzy atmosphere immediatly brings you in the right mood! Drinks and simple but delicious courses! Bianca will show you a good time!

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Thank Bruno W
Brussels, Belgium
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128 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013 via mobile

I went for lunch to carlisse and i can confirm this is a good place to have a fast healthy lunch. Everything is home made and i like the fact that the lunch menu is small, this shows this place has fresh food. Bianca is a friendly waiter! I had a home made quiche and i would rate it 4.5/5.... More 

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Thank Emmanuel V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

I'm glad i stopped by this bar; a daily updated chalk board with only their specialties, tandoori salad, authentic Caesar salad and others for a decent price. Happy funny times with appropriate hosts! make sure to drop on an afternoon.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

Excellent food for a very friendly price. Decent portions. Great salads and very tasty pasta. Every week different "quiches". Real nice staff that is also multi-lingual. Very cosy atmosphere. In summertime the terrace is a must-visit. Also try the homemade iceteas. Great place always crowded with the most beautiful people in town.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2007

Excellent and a bit experimental in a very trendy setting. Only a small selection of dishes though.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
International
Meals
Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arendstraat 1, Leuven 3000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Leuven
  • Phone Number: 477 901134

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