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Le Bistro de la Mer

French, Belgian, Seafood, European
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Oosthoekplein 2, Knokke-Heist 8300, Belgium
+32 50 62 86 98
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 18:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 18:30 - 23:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I arrived with my 18 month old daughter and we were given all type of excuses not to accept us. A polite and diplomatic way out would have worked, sending us to the snack bar across was unacceptable. Otherwise, the place is cozy and the dishes looked good.

Thank Ethel P
Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This my absolutely favourite restaurant. Cosy, great food, nice people, good wine..... Everything you need to feel happy......

Thank Natacha D
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The bistrot or restaurant, is extremely cozy, tastefully decorated. Great menu with a variety of fish and meats. Fantastic and charming service by a team who likes to look after the guests...The food was outstanding in quality.....portions very large.

Thank John J
Maldegem, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

We reserved by phone only a few hours before we wanted to go, but we still could have a nice table. We were greeted very enthousiastic. Staff was very friendly ... During out visit a lot of regular guests also arrived in this restaurant and were greeted as friends. Food was okay but no wauw-feeling this first time ... We... More 

Thank Rik0412
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Very cosy restaurant located at Oosthoekplein, of which the setting reminds me of Carmel-by-the-sea. One of my favorite dishes is the grilled "sole meunière" with pommes allumettes or the "américain preparé". Above average prices but worth the visit!

Thank Kontaktps
United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

nice decor, good food,nice service, very small restaurant but cozy nice location at the end of het Zoute

Thank les c
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

Running 20min late (three children had to be made ready) while feeling sorry is one thing. Being sent away in the most despicable way right at the front door while being accused of not having shown up at time is another. I can only explain this troublesome situation by guessing that our showing up was beyond the manager/owner. I'm saddened... More 

7 Thank criittiic
Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2014

second visit here and was a great evening. decor is cosy, food was very good, staff was very helpful but understaffed. very nice fish dishes and a great wine list. will definitely b back.

1 Thank roaminggourmetthx
Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2013

Old style Belgian bistro, with lots of atmosphere. Expedient service, exciting menu and a fantastic kitchen. Prices are not modest, but you won´t find that here anyway. Location is in the centre of Oosthoekplein, and easy to find.

1 Thank Stein54
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2012 via mobile

Lovely little restaurant which serves great seafood dishes (I had 'King Crabe' and 'Petites Soles') but also a good selection of meat dishes. I loved the atmosphere and the service, especially because of the personal touch, leaving you with the impression that you've been going there for years. I would whole-heartedly recommend this restaurant to anyone who values great food... More 

1 Thank CH2782

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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
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oosthoekplein 2, Knokke-Heist 8300, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Knokke-Heist
  • Phone Number: +32 50 62 86 98

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