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₹₹₹₹French, , European
Driftweg 1, De Haan 8420, Belgium
+32 59 32 69 00
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
10 Jul 2017
“Astonishingly good!”
16 Apr 2017
“Fine cuisine for an acceptable price. ”
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French, Belgian, European
Driftweg 1, De Haan 8420, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

L'Esperance is an unbelievable gem. We were just looking for a little lunch, but this turned out to be one of the best meals I've ever had. The place is small (seats 22 or 24), and they only serve menu style, so try not to...More

1  Thank Stephen142
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

One of the better places to eat in De Haan. Small restaurant with open kitchen and nicely decorated. Service was very good and quality of the food and dishes excellent. We certainly recommend this restaurant, but advice to make a reservation during the high season.

1  Thank Geert D
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Visited several times without being disappointed. Great food, fine presentation. Lunch at noon highly recommended.

Thank Tinne1830
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Excellent in food and service combined with direct kitchen feeling. In particular the two tables towards the kitchen provides that special experience. A perfect but pretty small restaurant with tailor-made dishes.

Thank hgwoudboer
Reviewed 17 July 2015

We ate in four different restaurants in de Haan, and this was by far the best and most memorable. As far as I could see, the whole operation was run by two incredibly hard-working men - one chef and one waiter - so be prepared...More

Thank Sanz1820
Reviewed 30 November 2014

The food was excellent, the service very good and we enjoyed the decoration. We had one of the menu's and it was great.

1  Thank aliciawinters
Reviewed 24 August 2014

You'll never imagine there's a place you cannot miss, here , a little far away from airports(if you are a world traveller, not living nearby) but it's a place you won't regret to have done all these kilometers. Personally,compared to Michelin 3 stars' restaurant I've...More

Thank tomandromy
Reviewed 15 June 2014

We return to this cozy house every year since 10 years at least and we have never been disappointed. You need time as the service is on the slow side but the food is superb, and you must not expect a menu to choose from...More

1  Thank P J
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Friendly, superb and fresh.. The taste is original, excellent food. If you try it, you will surely return!!

1  Thank iele s
Reviewed 28 March 2014

This is a small traditional restaurant in De Haan which has a special ambiance. The kitchen is in full view, allowing you to see how hard the chef and assistant are working to produce the meal. The meals are a set menu, with a choice...More

1  Thank crawfie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 44 - US$ 58
French, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Driftweg 1, De Haan 8420, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  De Haan
  • Phone Number: +32 59 32 69 00
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