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La Fleur de Thym

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Rue de Liege 34, Houffalize 6660, Belgium
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is a small restaurant in a small town in the Belgian Ardennes, but without doubt the chef is the equal of well known names in great cities. If you are near, go there but be warned it is not cheap, though it is worth every penny. We visited on a Tuesday, when they only offer "les mardis fous" -... More 

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Thank johnmhng5
Brussels, Belgium
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

After a day of biking we came without reservation to this restaurant. Immediately they were looking for a solution to give us a table. Dinner was excellent with excellent mixes of flavours and eye for detail. Also service is very professional !

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Thank Mieke V
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Modern flair both in the food and the decor. Interesting and tasty combinations and presentation of foods. Well presented and sometimes quite delicious and harmonious. Variation in accompaniments (though tasty) is limited, and therefore repetitive. Very inflexible sevice; though the menu states that any wishes as to allergies etc can be taken into consideration. A vegetarian variation of the menu... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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83 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

We had made reservations for La Fleur de Thym (one day in advance was fine) for a Saturday evening. We had gone for a long hike in the Houffalize neighbourhood and I had taken a rough fall, so was in need for some relaxation! And we got lucky, as right behind us a large group with toddlers had come in... More 

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Puurs, Belgium
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149 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

We booked this restaurant well ahead while staying at a B&B for a festive "pre-birthday" dinner on a Saturday night. As the choice of menus is restricted on that day (understandable, with a full house) we went for the JRE menu, which is, as a previous reviewer said, Michelin star quality. Not so much the choice of ingredients, but the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014

We were so happy that we chose this fantastic restaurant when we visited Houffalize, Belgium. We dined at this restaurant on a Sunday and chose the JRE menu. The quality of the food was Michelin star worthy and the service was impeccable (I do not understand why it has not been awarded with a Michelin star already). Make sure you... More 

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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2014

La Fleur de Thym has given us a perfect evening. In a neat and cozy dining room the highly sophisticated dishes were served with adequate efficiency. We chose the JRE menu with scallops, sea bass and deer filet. It included some less obvious ingredients as Main de Bouddha, crosnes du Japon and lentilles du Puy. For a table companion who... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2013 via mobile

Nice gastro without being to die for ! Service very very slow, and people serving not up to standard, regarding cleanliness and appearance. Every dish was describe in length but nobody ever asked if we were pleased with the food! Didn't accept Amex but the check was presented in an Amex check presenter sleeve !!!!

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Thank JCC245
Brussels, Belgium
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151 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2012

Good food, good accompanying wines, very well presented! Bit too formal, not too friendly service.

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Netherlands
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2009

Staff show that they are not realy happy with guests, it is so busy! You have to wait a long time before you get your meal. The food is perfect! I hope they are able to get better staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Belgian, International, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de Liege 34, Houffalize 6660, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Wallonia  >  The Ardennes  >  Luxembourg Province  >  Houffalize

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