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De Bibliotheek


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner


$30 - $77
Belgian, French, International, European, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner

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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

I visited De Bibliotheek with my girl and it met our expectations perfectly All dishes are well presented with different flavours matching to each other on elaborated compositions Different wines from all around the world available People at the place were super nice during the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank javidevanos
Ben V, Eigenaar at De Bibliotheek, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018
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Bedankt voor uw fijne Feedback Grt Het bib team

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We had the 5 course menu which was delicious. Chef did a great job in original combinations and presentation. Portions were quite small, but enough in the end. Service was really open and friendly, but sometimes in my opinion displayed some too direct/close behaviour/communication for...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lancelotd669
Ben V, General Manager at De Bibliotheek, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Thank you very much for your fantastic review. We have a terrace for +-35 people but it is not all-ways open ...... parking space is limited for 12 cars, but there is a public parking next to us for +-60 cars Hope to see you...More

Reviewed April 29, 2017

Have recently been in this restaurant for a business lunch with international guests. Although the location is a little bit out of normal business routes, the visit was worth for many reasons. High level cuisine, fresh ingredients and innovative way to present the dishes. Wine...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank MarioNaples
Ben V, Manager at De Bibliotheek, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

Thank you very much for your nice review Ben Vanderbiest

Reviewed January 9, 2017

I wanted to give my girlfriend a lovely evening and De Bibliotheek really came up trumps. The service was well beyond the call of duty and the food was great. Very special.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Samuel F
Ben V, Manager at De Bibliotheek, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2017

Top! Thanks

Reviewed October 27, 2016

I have been a few times here and I have never been disappointed. When you reserve in advance you can order a wonderful lobster menu. The market menu is also full of surprises. They have a lot of open wines which can be served with...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Roel R
Ben V, Eigenaar at De Bibliotheek, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2016
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Thank You Ben Vanderbiest

Reviewed September 20, 2015

Very nice restaurant with great menu's at affordable prices. Would recommend everyone. Have to make reservation in advance!

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank KirillS840
Reviewed June 3, 2015

We took the opportunity of "Restaurant week" to check out this restaurant. For 31EUR a fixed 3 course menu was offered, 15EUr on top for matching wines. The food was excellent, the wines as well. One (small) point of criticism: we were sitting on the...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank bart_ontheroadagain
Ben V, Eigenaar at De Bibliotheek, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2015
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Hartelijk dank voor jullie lovende review over het 3-gangenmenu met de aangepaste wijnen. Spijtig was er die avond een panne...More

Reviewed February 21, 2015

It was the third time we returned to De Bibliotheek, and each time we enjoyed an excellent dinner with dito selected wines. Hence for sure our compliments to the chef. Regarding the setting, there is an unfortunate contrast between the quality of the food&wines on...More

Date of visit: February 2015
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Reviewed November 3, 2014

We ate with another couple at this restaurant recenlty and across the board it was a very pleasant experience. We took the 6 course menu with wine selection and we were not disappointed. The chef converts great ingredients without too much fuzz into compelling dishes....More

Date of visit: September 2014
Thank Zeefie
Reviewed October 15, 2014

Went to eat here for our wedding anniversary. Top restaurant, top food, service and wine. Surprising combinations and cenough food. Only minus: the before and afters make the bill rise a bit more than we expected. But nevertheless recommended for special occasion. The internet reservation...More

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank JanF293
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