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De Kansel

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Muntstraat 15, Leuven 3000, Belgium
+32 16 22 09 23
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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“mussels” (15 reviews)
“rabbit” (6 reviews)
“mixed grill” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Belgian, Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Muntstraat 15, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Belgian cuisine, friendly staffs and cozy environment. Fries are fresh, tasty, good beer selection and recommendation. But the dishes are quite sweet though(I have a sweet tooth). I ordered "Rabbit in Flemish style", the meat seems a little bit old.

Thank QYZhang2010
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for a good version of Belgian dining experience don’t come here. Super average, everything is quite old and food doesn’t worth any attention unless you just want to throw money away. There are literally twin places all over the town but...More

Thank Martha S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is cosy. Staff is friendly, love them all. Also lithuanian chef. Mussels are dishes the most popular in this place. There is a wide choice of them. Had garlic ones - just super. Everything is good, just prices could be a little bit...More

Thank Egle23
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Ate here in the summer. Sat outside, had croquettes to start. Mixed with cheese and gambas, I love prawns but cheese croquettes were definitely better as the others were just added as a topping. Had rabbit for a main and enjoyed it much more. Will...More

1  Thank Terskine
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Very friendly service, nice local food. Not very elaborate, but food tastes good and portions are reasonable.

Thank Mark v
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We stated with a starter of seafood croquette which was lovely. We followed this by my wife having natural mussels and chips whilst I had a mixed grill and chips. Both meals were lovely, well presented and tasted really nice. There was more than enough...More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We went here with family and friends. We ordered the Flemish Beef Stew and the paella. It was only after ordering the paella that I read the warnings on Tripadvisor. Rightly so, the paella was an expensive disaster, as we had to order a minimum...More

Thank Warren A
Reviewed 31 October 2017

A late booking saw 10 of us eat in here on a Saturday evening. The staff were very friendly and were able to recommend dishes to us from an extensive menu. There seems to be quite a lot of emphasis on game influenced dishes. The...More

1  Thank sennockred
Reviewed 29 October 2017

In the most famous touristic street of Leuven De Kansel serves traditional Flemish food with some nice variations. Good quality for price and friendly service.

Thank TongBo
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The staff is very friendly, the food is average and the terrace is really "cramped". Luckily we got a table on the corner and the "cramped" feeling wasn't that evident. We had the paella Chef (with only sea food) and it was OK, but nothing...More

Thank FernandaCS72
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muntstraat 15, Leuven 3000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Leuven
  • Phone Number: +32 16 22 09 23
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