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Groentemarkt 13, Lokeren, Belgium
+32 9 339 05 16
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Ghent, Belgium
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Never been here before, but a friend recommended "de fonteyn". Dinner was fine, no complaints, though the bread could have been better. Perfect for a weekend dinner, nothing fancy.

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Thank Lisa7890
Zele, Belgium
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91 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

if you are around, definitely one of the best place around lokeren, lots of parking , nice food although a bit pricy

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Thank popoldc
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280 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

Arrived with a group of six and were immediately limited to only 4 choices for mains. The restaurant was half full so I did not understand why we needed to help safe work. It ruined my evening. Other than that the food was pretty good.

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Thank Gilbert V
Antwerp
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014

I go regularly to this retaurant when I m in Belgium. Good food and service, one minor point , try to get a seat in the smallest room on the front side, the rest has very bad accoustics and when its full can be very noisy(weekends)

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Thank KolibriAntwerp
Ghent, Belgium
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

I really can't understand why people are complaining about the service because this is excellent. Never forget it is a brasserie so waiters are less drilled and the atmosphere a more à-l'aise, I guess you had some very bad luck it took so long. Are you went in the middle of the local 'feesten'. Let's start with the 'aperitif', it... More 

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Thank Laurens_-3_ghent
Oudenaarde, Belgium
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2012

Have tried this one several times and was only (a bit) disappointed in a 1:8 ratio . To make myself clear : for each bad experience , I've got 8 very good ones . Nice menu that changes often , decent prices and good produce . For those who had a bad experience : go back , you won't be... More 

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Thank Ewald1972
Belgium
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45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2011

I go to this restaurant quite often, and I'm surprised by the negative reviews. I suppose a bad day is always possible, but, even though this is a brasserie and not a michelin star restaurant, I have always been satisfied. Food is good, varying from traditional and regional to more surprising dishes. Service is normally pleasant, without fuss. Atmosphere is... More 

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San Jose, California
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253 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2009

I get it it's Belgium and service isn't what I'm used to in the US but it was completely atrocious. We walk in and wait a bit before they say that they will clear a table and sat at the bar. We wait and wait and another pair walks in and presumes to sit at the table that was supposed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groentemarkt 13, Lokeren, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Lokeren
  • Phone Number: +32 9 339 05 16

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