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Restaurant Marmite

$$ - $$$
Dutch, European, Grill
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Vindictivelaan 20, Ostend 8400, Belgium
+32 59 50 96 88
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Boom, Belgium
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115 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

A perfect and stylish atmosphere to enjoy the finest grilled meat and fish in town. Very friendly welcomed by the owner, we took a seat down in the restaurant. We had the Nord Sea-menu): apero, shrimp croquettes, sorbet, fish skewer, and an Irish coffee (43€). The homemade cocktail was very sweet (okay for me) - my wife had the cava... More 

Thank Gustaaf C
Bishopton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My wife and I visit Ostend every year and no visit is complete without dinner at De Marmite. The welcome is always friendly from the couple who own and run the restaurant. The service is excellent and the food is to die for! Having said that you won't be in and out in five minutes as the food is all... More 

Thank Richard H
Chichester, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We have been going to this restaurant when we visit Ostend for many years and it never disappoints. Katie and Nikolas are the owners and Katie the waitress and her husband cooks. This time we had the shrimp croquettes which were superb, followed by steak, which was cooked to perfection and just fell off the fork. Not the cheapest but... More 

Thank Gloryhornetboy08
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5,958 reviews
4,092 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,218 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We had just been to GRAND CAFÉ BURLINGTON were we enjoyed a beer and as we were hungry we popped into this nice harbourside restaurant that looked very nice. We were greeted warmly by the staff who showed us to a table in this small restaurant. The restaurant is superb,nice furnishing's and decor ,spotlessly clean and very cosy. We ordered... More 

Thank Neil K
Greenock, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2013 via mobile

I wouldn't recommend this restaurant to anyone with a tight time schedule as it appears there is only two members of staff who work there and the food does take a whole to arrive when this small restaurant is busy. That being said, when the food did arrive it was very tasty. I had tomato soup as a starter and... More 

Thank Ian G
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2013

I went here with a large group (13 I think), and despite having booked it felt like we were an inconvenience to them. I asked if they had any vegetarian options and was told no, since they are a meat and fish restaurant. I understand it is not their speciality, but it is not exactly difficult to put one or... More 

Thank Hippophae
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2013

We ate here on the 16th of April, the quality of the food was outstanding and the service was impeccable. Easily accessed and free parking across street after 7.00pm

Thank ReneGourock
Bedford, United Kingdom
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360 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2012

A small restaurant overlooking the harbour serving delicious food (as is to be expected in Belgium). Seems to be run by husband & wife & the man does the cooking. The Dover sole I had was excellent, & was a real Dover sole, not the excuse that some restaurants serve. Husband had fillet of pork, that melted in your mouth.... More 

Thank Caryl1948
Sevenoaks, Kent
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2010

My 2 adult sons, my husband and myself went to De Marmite Tuesday 5th Oct 2010. We had the most wonderful meal, we chose what another table had because it looked so delicious and we were not dissapointed. Recommend this restaurant without reservation, be patient as the food is all cooked fresh!

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Reviewed 10 June 2008

great food & sexy waitress

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Dutch, European, Grill
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vindictivelaan 20, Ostend 8400, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ostend
  • Phone Number: +32 59 50 96 88

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