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't Waterhuis

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Belgian, Bar, European, Italian, Seafood
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Vindictivelaan 35, Ostend 8400, Belgium
+32 59 80 32 73
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Kent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nice food, nice wine and beer, nice helpful and friendly staff. A nice place to watch the world go by.

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Thank Les D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We liked the housemade lasagna and spaghetti carbonara and appreciated the friendly and perfect service of our waiter, even in french which is a rare pleasure in Flandres! We would recommend this brasserie and prefered it to better rated places.

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Thank Jacquel77
Brussels
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174 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Waterhuis is a "brasserie", that is, more than a café and less than a restaurant. The atmosphere inside is cozy (oak-panelled and brass). Tables are close together, which makes access a little difficult. Service is polite and friendly. There is a covered outdoor terrace too, with less of a local atmosphere. The food is decent and affordable, but only a... More 

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SE Bloomington
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Extremely convenient location if you are coming or going by train! Nice atmosphere both indoors and on the patio. I chose the seafood pasta combo, "Oostends" (cod, salmon, scampi and clam), all bathed in a creamy sauce and lightly crusted over with cheese. I chose linguini but there were other pasta choices. The only reason I gave it four stars... More 

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Thank AccessGuy
Brussels, Belgium
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Ideally located opposite the train station. Lovely atmosphere and good food. Just 5 mins walk and you are right in the centre of Oostende

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Dover, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

A table on the terrace in the sun on the first of May. The staff were friendly and helpful, the pancakes were delicious. Good beer, friendly atmosphere and a sunny day too. What more can you wish for? Highly recommended.

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Thank LesWilliams8
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We visited this place on a cold spring evening. We were with three: couple plus infant, and we were well received, by friendly staff. We ordered a soup and one of the suggestions. The food was great, and the bottle of Austrian wine went well with the fish. Overall, the food and service were great. The only downside was the... More 

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Thank Dirk V
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Wholesale mass tourism! After going to great lengths to discuss lactose intolerance with the waiter - a crab sandwich arrived with mayo loaded with cream.. Weak communication - staff were exceptionally arrogant - & waiter insisted being paid BEFORE discussing the issue Fine if you want mainstream pub grub - not fine if you want any form of reasonable discussion... More 

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Larbert, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

This bar restaurant opposite the station is a wonderful watering hole .Great atmosphere , friendly staff and wonderful Kir and hot wine

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Colne, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Just wandered in on a cold windy day. Warm bustling atmosphere, good service, excellent fish soup and pasta. Reasonable prices for food but the house wine was quite expensive, probably should have drunk Belgian beer. Would recommend it for a good lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, European, Italian, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vindictivelaan 35, Ostend 8400, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ostend
  • Phone Number: +32 59 80 32 73

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