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Open Fire

French, Belgian, Seafood, European
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Zeedijk 658, Knokke, Knokke-Heist 8300, Belgium
050 601726
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Kep, Cambodia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Excellent food with friendly staff and great atmosphere. Try the seafood. It's a must. Better reserve in advance if you want a table in front (sea view)

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Boulder, Colorado
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Went for a 50th birthday party and the food was excellent , but.....all the party except one chose from the set menu with a single person chosing from the a la carte. This apparently was not acceptable and we either had all to go a la carte or all from the set menu to help the staff in the kitchen.... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We had to wait almost one hour for our dinner. They were simply understaffed. Seafood was amazing. Worth the wait...

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Thank Anneleen V
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Warm reception and friendly and attentive service. Sophisticated cuisine. Do try the bisque aux crevettes grises! The boudin and the duck were perfectly done. Good suggestion of a south african cabernet sauvignon. We will be back. Fair prices.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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573 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Modern and trendy restaurant with colorful paintings along the boulevard by the sea.Busy place even on a rainy and windy off season evening. The food was excellent as was the friendly but correct service.

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Thank T-Bird1974
Miami, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Nicest place for diner in knokke The finest food! I really recommend this place! I tryed the beef and it was just perfect and tender. Not much desert but good list of wines. Thanks

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Bruges, Belgium
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Read about this restaurant and with the good critics i got we decided to find out ourselfs. First up is the location. Beach is right infront of you. This is always a great bonus. The belgium coast is very fortunated with its coastline and has along the entire stretch of their coast an perfect beach with a fairly calm sea.... More 

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Thank Rolling81
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Characterised by very slow service, served with a flourish that is better than the mediocre food that is over priced. We would have liked a dessert ( Wife's birthday), but had to ask for the bill and go elsewhere, the service being so poor. Don't eat here- there are lots of restaurants nearby of good quality.

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Stowe
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Good food and service. Not something you find easily in this town. The sole meuniere is fantastic, if not exactly low priced.

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Stowe
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

The restaurant has gone through several owners in the last 30 years. Was good 20 years ago and the quality has not suffered. Still a good place to eat. The menu is short, simple and the dishes are prepared with care and pride. Well worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zeedijk 658, Knokke, Knokke-Heist 8300, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Knokke-Heist  >  Knokke
  • Phone Number: 050 601726

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