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De Werf

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Hogeschoolplein | Hogeschoolplein, 3000, Leuven 3000, Belgium
+32 16 23 73 14
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“wraps” (20 reviews)
“chowder” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (23 reviews)
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Belgian, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Hogeschoolplein | Hogeschoolplein, 3000, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place should be closed down. The have very low standards and over the years have lowered their customers' standard as well.

Thank Uruch B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their opening hours already suggest it: it's a typical student place in Leuven, not a tourist place as are many places in Leuven. Food is good there and compared to other places relatively cheap. Also the drinks are good there. Especially in the summer months...More

Thank Evenstar29
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Perfect place if you are hungry and in need of a quick but very decent meal. They have got lots of special things on the menu (I won't spoil the surprises here) and have a nice terrace outside and even give blankets when it's chilly....More

Thank ThomasCos
Reviewed 30 December 2017

I had a wrap with chicken and curry sauce over here and it was delicious. It is my all-time favourite at this place. It has nice steamed vegetables in it and you certainly leave the place with a satisfied feeling. The home made Ice-Tea's can...More

Thank Karolien B
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for hot food and affordable range, this has to be it. Ordered a pasta and the chili con cane chowder, both came in big portion. So it’s value for the the money and you can get a main course with drinks...More

Thank Annonymous289
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Very average food, but the coffee is hot and plentiful. They serve their large coffee in a thermos (you can take it to class if you ask nice and bring it back).

Thank rugger1869
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

De Werf is a treat! Their soups are the best! Its great for lunch or dinner and the service is friendly.

Thank LaurianK
Reviewed 8 October 2017

When I was a student at the KU Leuven University, I regularly dropped by at De Werf for lunch, dinner or just drinks. But in recent years I have to admit, I preferred other places. This summer however, one evening I ended up with a...More

Thank CarolienBAC
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I went here with friends. My food was pretty ok, I had a tasty chili con carne in bread (chowder), and together with drinks (beer) and a desert, it set me back for about 15 euro. Good price/quality relation. My girlfriend was less enthousiast about...More

Thank heivaro
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is known in Leuven to be focussing on students. menu is very cheap and the desserts and wraps etc are very good. I don't like the pastas as much to be honest. Good location and overall good quality/price balance. Portions are rather big.

Thank Leuventripper
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30 November 2016|
Response from nicky d | Reviewed this property |
you'll have toake a reservation with the restaurant itself,I just reviewed the place as a customer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hogeschoolplein | Hogeschoolplein, 3000, Leuven 3000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Leuven
  • Phone Number: +32 16 23 73 14
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