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Faculty Club

Groot Begijnhof 14, Leuven 3000, Belgium
+32 16 32 95 00
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Groot Begijnhof 14, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

I attended as part of a large group in the Great Hall. The mushroom risotto was a too salty for me. Dessert was excellent. Service was slow and mediocre in quality; on our table were not offered coffee.

Thank r12S
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Nice venue- historic building- modern sterile interior. Attended function at Cum Laude restaurant- lots of finger food. Delicious food although selection was not wide (many fried selections), almost all with meat and fish. Good service

Thank BostonBostonGirl
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I suppose if one is looking for a venue where you can have a private dining room, good food with accompanying wines, this is the place to be. The venue is unique, but I somehow had expected to experience and feel more of the history...More

Thank NSVanderMac
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Made several visits to this place over the last few years. The restaurant was now renamed “Cum laude”, but the routine is pretty much the same. On one occasion we had the 4-course menu for 6 people: good portions and original dishes, the wine -though...More

Thank AnnVG
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Food is great. Only reason not to give full credits is due to the ok but not great service. Aperitive outside is nice but better if it comes quickly. Also explanation off dishes could be much better. Food and location are fantastic.

Thank Maarten B
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Beautifully embedded in the Begijnhof area, it has a nice courtyard (apt for aperitif and outdoor socialising). The main hall, a former hospital, is certainly the highlight and I was impressed by the quality of the meal and service for the large group.

Thank Matyas L
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The Faculty Club restaurant recently got rebranded: Cum Laude was born! Of course I was curious to try this new restaurant with the promising name, so when friends suggested this place for a Friday evening dinner, I quickly said yes. I do have to be...More

Thank CarolienBAC
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The atmosphere is lovely, in a courtyard. But otherwise to pay €25 for a glass of cava, a couple of rather dry and utterly boring sandwiches and a cup of tea is out of order. Service was disinterested and very slow. We were celebrating, had...More

Thank marionjane
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We enjoyed a delightful dining experience here. The service, the attention to detail, the elegant and delicious meal ---- all were superb. I highly recommend it. And they have a wonderful beer selection (Belgian, of course).

Thank SyttendeMai
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I was here with a large group for a conference, which normally means the standard of the food suffers slightly. Not in this case: I loved every mouthful. Food was modern and innovative, which isn't always a good thing, but here it was executed flawlessly....More

Thank Alex L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groot Begijnhof 14, Leuven 3000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Leuven
  • Phone Number: +32 16 32 95 00
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