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De Normandie

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French, Belgian, Seafood, European, Dutch
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Koninklijke Baan 1, Oostduinkerke 8670, Belgium
058/51 81 41
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Thu - Mon 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Absolute must try for connoisseurs on the Belgian food trail. This place is stylishly outfitted, offering two floors of fine dinning. The food is pleasing to the palate as well as to the eye. Leave room for the " Koffie Verwend" - Which is coffee served with a selection of desserts. This is the best choice because you get to... More 

Thank girl-in-a-fix
Schilde, Belgium
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

Last september we visited this restaurant twice as we had a holiday in Oostduinkerke. Every time we were welcommed in a proffesional way. The service was very good. Most important: the dishes were of an outstanding quality and well presented. The bill was a positive surprice (if one sees the prices asked in the "tavernes" on the seaside-promenade).

Thank frank_se
Lierde, Belgium
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2015

I've always been happily suprised with the quality of the dinners I've had and I accepted the noise level somehow. Last time, the service wasn't great (too many new waiters?), the food was good but not enough and hence we were disturbed by the noise level. Will try again, but they lost some credit.

Thank Luc M
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

After years of visiting Belgium & seeing this place being rebuilt, we made an effort and got the Kuustram to visit for a drink and to look at the architecture. On arriving, we were told in no uncertain terms that it was not open for drinks and was a restaurant, despite the sign saying Bar. I explained that we had... More 

Thank ShuggMcGlummfer
Reigate, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2015

For years we had observed the 'Normandie' from derelict to its final restoration. We were so excited to finally have the opportunity to eat there. So all dressed up and ready to go. . . We were greeted by a surly no, you are not expected, you do not have a reservation. We pointed out our name on the list... More 

3 Thank MummyWright
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79 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2015

This was our second visit. On both occasions we were guest of a party in one of the private rooms. They quality of service was 5star and the food was delicious. The facilities are clean and they were very patient of the mess made by kids unwrapping presents and popping party poppers. I'd return again when next in Belgium. We... More 

Thank Taitin
De Panne, Belgium
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170 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2014

In this restaurant built in the shape of quality boat, you can enjoy great food. If you love lobster, you will have plenty of choice. Likewise they have great meet as well. As a starter, one should definitely take the one which consists of 4 different starters. We have been there several times and it remains a very nice experience.... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2014

A great place just outside Oostduinkerke, well worth the trouble to make the visit - great food and great staff

Thank Mike M
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

...and last weekend I went! The restaurant is unusual as a building as it is in the shape of a steamship and more precisely the record holding Normandie. We only had a quick lunch (fettuccini in my case) but it was wonderful. Service was quick and friendly. Multilingual staff (Dutch, French but also English). I will certainly return for a... More 

Thank Bernie-the-Belge
Camberley, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

Eaten here a few times over the years. Never had a meal though. Like to have a type of "afternoon tea" here. For 10 Euro you get a pot of coffee plus 5 (or was it 6) exquisite desserts!

Thank Robert54_10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Belgian, Seafood, European, Dutch
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Koninklijke Baan 1, Oostduinkerke 8670, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Oostduinkerke
  • Phone Number: 058/51 81 41

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