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Kasteel Diependael

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Belgian, European, French
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Tervuursesteenweg 511, Elewijt 1982, Belgium
+32 15 61 17 71
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Bruges, Belgium
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Real fine dining although we've been to better one michelin star restaurant. Great location with a beautiful garden. Appreciated the possibility to have not traditional non alcoholic drinks and the 'BOB' formula for the accompanying wine during the menu.

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Thank Tinne1830
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This family owned one Michelin star Restaurant has it all. First of all it has a very good price/quality rating. The service was fine. People were very friendly. The food was great: we enjoyed a 5 dish dinner with fish & pheasant. The wines were outstanding: Portuguese, Spanish, Sicilian, ... And what I loved most, was the spacious room. The... More 

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Thank Filip M
Merksem, Belgium
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122 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Very nice food, style nouvelle cuisine, genteel tastes, tasteful amuses, possible to leave with hungry feeling but luckely that day it was just ok for me, it was very hot inside, possible to have aperitive outside Friendly service with a smile,

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Thank dechamps
Mechelen, Belgium
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206 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We had a sunday lunch there, and we were pleasantly surprised. The weather was good, so we could enjoy our apero on the terras, enjoying the beautifully landscaped garden! What always a plus is! The service was good and friendly. We had the menu of 4 courses,.... Each plate was a treat for the eye and the tong! Good variety... More 

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Thank Hans J
Ghent, Belgium
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201 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Try to see the garden, aperitif in the garden is brilliant. Inside very nice too, authentic, romantic, great. Food great (pretty important of course). But they could be more generous. Portions are on the small side. WIne is served in the all-in formula, but not too often. Changing desert was not possible. Hence: already worth a visit, just a bit... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

A month ago I visited this restaurant with my boyfriend and mother. I made reservations for three, but when we arrived they only counted on a two persons reservation, however they quickly adjusted it for us three. The dinner was good, all the courses were really delicious. The staff was friendly apart from the lady of the house who was... More 

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Thank DFreya
Brussels, Belgium
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1,003 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

Of the more than a 100 Michelin starred restaurants we have eaten at, only a few have really disappointed us. And only one disappointed tremendously: Kasteel Diependael. Food and service were really below acceptable. What a cold and unfriendly lady in charge! We had the feeling only the main course was done à la minute, and everything else was heated... More 

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Thank Jurgen B
Brussels, Belgium
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131 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

Recognized by Michelin as 'a très bonne table dans sa catégorie'. I can only confirm that. The dinner was nice and cosy. If you go for the menu then make sure you select the 5 course menu (instead of the 4 course) because the optional crab dish was the best thing we had in the evening. The wine selection for... More 

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Thank Rudy V
Leuven, Belgium
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490 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

We had lunch in this beautiful little castle. Very friendly owners and staff. The setting and the garden are wonderful. Couldn't eat on the terrace unfortunately due to bad weather. Appetizers and starter were ok but were to cold ( 5 minutes longer out of the fridge would have been nice). The veal, as a mains, was succulent! Desert very... More 

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Thank michel l
Waterloo, Belgium
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626 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015

I have known this place for many year, but haven't been there lately. With friends from abroad I went back there last month and we have no regrets! Still very good food, nice setting and friendly/professional staff. Can surely be recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$122
Cuisine
Belgian, European, French
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tervuursesteenweg 511, Elewijt 1982, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Elewijt
  • Phone Number: +32 15 61 17 71

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