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't Waterhuis

$$ - $$$
Italian, Belgian, Bar, European, Seafood
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Vindictivelaan 35, Ostend 8400, Belgium
+32 59 80 32 73
10:00 - 00:00
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Ostend, Belgium
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115 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

My first time. I received guests from Antwerp who arrived by train. SHort walk across the bridge to this nice place. Very cosy, lots of fire. Bit hot inside but that's better than being too cold. Service is friendly and quick. Will be back.

Thank Mwende-MoNiQue
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5,445 reviews
3,830 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,830 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

t'Waterhuis is a fabulous brasserie that is always a joy to go to. If you fancy a really tasty meal they offer a great menu which leans heavily to great seafood dishes as you would expect in Ostend and they also offer a fantastic beer menu on both draught and in bottles. The brasserie itself is superb with a really... More 

Thank Neil K
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2,006 reviews
1,585 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 602 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Brasserie t'Waterhuis is a superb Brasserie which is a few minutes walk from Ostends main train station.Brasserie t'Waterhuis is one of Ostends oldest Brasseries which is housed in a building that dates from 1632 and was the supplier of drinkable water to ships in the port.Since 1832 it has been an excellent bar with an excellent refurbished interior that has... More 

Thank Stephen K
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197 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

A very nice place to have a good beer, some easy snacks or even a lunch or dinner. Can be a little crowdy but just because more people know this is the place to be. Just join and enjoy

Thank oldpapaatje
Brussels, Belgium
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Ideal for dinner when you just want to have something not to complicated. Bu be aware you can not book the table ( First come first serve )

Thank Filippus
Kent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nice food, nice wine and beer, nice helpful and friendly staff. A nice place to watch the world go by.

Thank Les D
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We liked the housemade lasagna and spaghetti carbonara and appreciated the friendly and perfect service of our waiter, even in french which is a rare pleasure in Flandres! We would recommend this brasserie and prefered it to better rated places.

Thank Jacquel77
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174 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Waterhuis is a "brasserie", that is, more than a café and less than a restaurant. The atmosphere inside is cozy (oak-panelled and brass). Tables are close together, which makes access a little difficult. Service is polite and friendly. There is a covered outdoor terrace too, with less of a local atmosphere. The food is decent and affordable, but only a... More 

Thank JPGuillaume
SE Bloomington
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Extremely convenient location if you are coming or going by train! Nice atmosphere both indoors and on the patio. I chose the seafood pasta combo, "Oostends" (cod, salmon, scampi and clam), all bathed in a creamy sauce and lightly crusted over with cheese. I chose linguini but there were other pasta choices. The only reason I gave it four stars... More 

Thank AccessGuy
Brussels, Belgium
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Ideally located opposite the train station. Lovely atmosphere and good food. Just 5 mins walk and you are right in the centre of Oostende

Thank CandGMedicare

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Belgian, Bar, European, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vindictivelaan 35, Ostend 8400, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ostend
  • Phone Number: +32 59 80 32 73

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