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“excellent restaurant, the best near Louvain”
Review of Couvert Couvert

Couvert Couvert
Ranked #3 of 32 Restaurants in Heverlee
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 19 September 2011

We eat at this restaurant now and then, and it never disappoints us. Although it is not the cheapest around Louvain, it is certainly the best. Very good quality food, presented in the best way possible, nice wines to accompany the real pictures of plates. We prefer an excellent meal only now and then, instead of a quick snack of much less quality very often.
They also serve a 3-course lunch for 40€ (starter, main course and dessert), which is definitely good value for money.

Highly recommended!

Hilda and Philip from Holsbeek

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Reviewed 1 July 2011

This restaurant has an excellent lunch for a reasonable price. There are two choices for the starters, main dish and dessert. All the dishes were nicely presented in a modern way with good quality products.The waiters were professional and multilingual. The interior of the restaurant is a bit minimalistic. A minor thing is that I would like the sommelier to open the bottle of wine in front of me instead of at the nearby counter. I will definitely go back there.

Thank JR_201154
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Reviewed 21 December 2010

from hear say this restaurant was recommended, it also has 1 micheline star, so we had great expectations.
The reception was friendly, but I was very disapointed about the interior of the restaurant, simple tables an chairs, no special decorations .. kinda chilly.
They had a nice menu and wine list, no problem there .. But we notice that one of te waiters had dirty fingernails !! Ieeuw !
The amuse bouche and starter was very good.
Then the main course, my meat was not warm .. and on the plate of my parents in law they presented a sea urchin, but on a bed of gelly with herbs .. so we thought, that everything that is presented in such a special restaurant, it's meant to be eaten ... WRONG ! After tasting it (not much taste in it) We were asked why we eat it ?? Duhhh ! When no one tell you that this is not to be eaten, you try it right ? Also the way it was told was a bit embarrising ...
The dessert, well we asked to have a cake, as it was the birthday of my wife, so they did make a cake ... but charged us 30€ /pp for this .. It was good ! but not That good !

So in general, the food was good, but not special, the sevice lacked, needed to ask for bread and water 2/3 times...

So for that price (150€/pp incl. wine) the package should be complete, and here it was not ...

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Reviewed 26 November 2009

Great expectations, but...
We had the full season-menu
Nice dishes, good dessert, the wine was good but not exceptional.
But : the service we had from one of the waiters (a young woman) was very, very bad!
This ruined the whole atmosphere at the table. We had the feeling we were served as four dogs at a reastuaranttable. The dishes were thrown on the table and than the young lady didn't know what she served, or it was not understandable.
Sorry, but this is "not done" for a 1-Michelin-star-restaurant.
So, when I paid the expensive bill I had a very bad feeling.
Leuven has a lot better restaurants than this, and without Michelin-stars!
For example: Luzine, Land aan de Overkant, Boardroom, Beluga, etc...

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Reviewed 6 September 2008

Great restaurant not far from Bruxelles airport. Great wine selection and superb food. Dinner with J. Heynen on ECM 2008

Thank Moyell
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