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l'art de vivre

Avenue Reine Astrid 53, Spa 4900, Belgium
+32 87 77 04 44
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
2 weeks ago
“Very good food and friendly service”
Dec 20, 2016
“Expensive but good value”
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French, Belgian, European, Fusion
Avenue Reine Astrid 53, Spa 4900, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed 2 evenings here as a guest and had a very nice meal. Service is friendly if a little slow between courses. Food is of excellent quality and freshly cooked. We chose from the set menu so choices a bit limited but value much better....More

Thank Kenny131
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

This " supposedly" best restaurant of Spa was recommended to us by the Hotel we stayed at. It was a Tuesday evening, and the restaurant apparently made it a business to cater for hotel guests whose hotel restaurants are all closed on Tuesday evening in...More

Thank KimVerbraeken
Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

This is often called the best restaurant in Spa and it rarely disappoints. The service is attentive, the food is excellent and the staff are knowledgable especially with regard to choosing wine. The price reflects this and makes this a restaurant for special occasions or...More

Thank adrianbaker2016
Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Ask anyone in Spa and you are likely to be told this is the best restaurant in Spa. The presentation of the food was spectacular. The owner and his wife are in the kitchen working and preparing each meal specifically upon your order. This was...More

Thank JBH721
Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

We came there on advise of one of the local hotels. Food was not fresh, dessert as well. Service was correct. Really disappointed.

2  Thank steve b
Reviewed August 24, 2015

I would not call this a fusion cuisine however. It's European and mostly French. The starters are EUR 20+ and the main EUR 30+. However, the meal deal is very attractive at 45EUR so that is what we went with. Had an excellent Amuse bouche,...More

Thank viceroy99
Reviewed April 17, 2015

We choose this restaurant because we were appealed by the creative food combinations on the menu. We constantly look for dining experiences that bring more that the classic dishes. Well this place meets our expectations. I must admit that some combinations are not that convincing...More

Thank hacrobaat
Reviewed August 24, 2014

Located in a period-perfect Belle Epoque home, I wanted to like this place. But ultimately it was a huge disappointment. The bottle of red wine that we ordered was off, and it took a little bit of diplomacy to convince the hostess we were dissatisfied,...More

6  Thank jg3arrow
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Truly an outstanding meal at an excellent restaurant on a slow Tuesday night. A party of 8 Germans, a couple in the other room, and myself. a lone American on business spending a night in Spa. Choose the 3 course meal with wine. Appetizer was...More

Thank 54merk
Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

We had a great evening here. The ambiance, the food and the personnel was excellent. I definitely will come back next time I'm in Spa. Thank you for everything.

Thank Demmy1975
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$50 - $78
French, Belgian, European, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue Reine Astrid 53, Spa 4900, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Wallonia  >  The Ardennes  >  Liege Province  >  Spa
  • Phone Number: +32 87 77 04 44