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Bel Etage

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Gulden Vliesstraat 13, Knokke, Knokke-Heist 8300, Belgium
+32 50 62 77 33
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We had diner at Bel Etage in August 2016. In our opinion it was worth being visited as the concept is unique in Knokke. Only one person is in charge of cooking and serving. There are only few tables but it is amazing how the cook manages to do everthing. The dishes were quite high standard but in our view... More 

Thank Mady W
Knokke-Heist, Belgium
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

each time we go there for dinner its great. only a few tables and only the chef; so its becomes very intimited - not to fancy but still stylish in one of the oldest houses of Knokke (1898) fabulous wines and great dishes

Thank HenkWarnier
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Yes a small restaurant, but very cosy and great food, excellent wine choice and perfect service from the man who's doing it all. Situation close to Hotel La Réserve but away from the tourist traps. Don't miss out on this one, but a reservation is a must as there are only 20 seats available (it can even be less...). We'll... More 

Thank Rudi B
2 reviews
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Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Incredible restaurant, I have never tried so good food in Belgium before. The experience of one man taking care of the people and making all the food is incredible and amazing. I will definitely recommend everybody who are in Belgium to visit Bel Etage. The food is clearly worthy of Michelin stars.

2 Thank Christian Dimon B
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2016

One man show The whole place is ran by one man. The chef is cooking, serving and sommelier at the same time. The food was very good, as well as the wine selection. If I can make one suggestion to the chef, once the guest are seated give them a little explanation on how things work at your place. We... More 

Thank Gaumen79
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

The chef is omnipresent and perfect. The dishes were surprising. The service good, the wine excellent. The chef is doing reception, taking orders, creating excellent dishes. This is truly a hidden gem.

Thank KarinBelgium
Galle, Sri Lanka
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2015

At Bel Etage the chef takes care of everything : he is a real - like the French say : un homme orchestre . Worht the visit .

Thank Wim19
Manchester, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2014

The charming owner/chef at Bel Etage is an amazing man. He single handedly greets, cooks, serves and chats with his guests (in several languages too!) This is no 'gimmick' either, 20 guests were served on the evening we visited last week. We had an unforgettable meal, the attention to every detail was there, quality of ingredients, cooked to perfection and... More 

2 Thank longreach59
Antwerp, Belgium
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155 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2012 via mobile

The chef takes care of everything. From being the host and the sommelier as the chef. Amazing what he can do. Worth a visit.

2 Thank iELM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gulden Vliesstraat 13, Knokke, Knokke-Heist 8300, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Knokke-Heist  >  Knokke
  • Phone Number: +32 50 62 77 33

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