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€€ - €€€, Seafood, European
Van Iseghemlaan 24, Ostend 8400, Belgium
+32 59 80 16 49
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“moules” (12 reviews)
“fries” (16 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
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Belgian, Seafood, European
€€ - €€€
Van Iseghemlaan 24, Ostend 8400, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful find! Our concierge recommended it, huge pots of mussels, 1 pot enough for 2-3 people, slightly small fries portions but you can order more, ‘natural’ amazing, jambalaya sauce divine,and the frogs legs were perfect, our kids loved them! Very accommodating, small tables, but definitely...More

Thank jacquipreshner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious moussels with different sauces to choose from. Friendly staff. Would definetly come here again. As we all love moussels, all of us ordered moussels. :P

Thank Adina84
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

the place is small and indicated as a place-to-be for mussels. indeed it is. never mind the poor decoration of the two large rooms, the indecent toilet, the prices for the wine....the mussels plate was huge and well cooked. all mussel plates are 27€ once...More

Thank Pianauro
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Encouraged by the received recommendation, I planned to visit Kombuis. Passing by I asked at the restaurant about kitchen opening hours. 10-10:30p.m. I heart. What was my surprise when I got at the door at 9:40p.m. and learnt the kitchen is closed. Did not get...More

Thank Passenger91702
Reviewed 19 August 2018

In danger of repeating other comments, I want to share my experience about this place. My brother ate a fish soup which actually tasted fish.... not always obvious. Mussels are great, friendly service. Unpretentious place with good food.

Thank Frank v
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We found this placed referenced in several English language articles on “best mussels in Belgium.” Don’t let the simple, no frills decor fool you, delicious mussels and frites with huge portions. Another undersold positive to this place is it is very kid friendly with toys...More

1  Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful little place. Great staff, marvellous mussels. Steaks also looked good, perhaps next time. Seems I put this in drafts and should have sent some time ago.

Thank ianjamesLondon
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This is a very quaint, almost out-of-the-way, little non-descript restaurant from the outside, that serves the most delicious mussels I’ve ever had. Once inside, there are only a few tables (it’s small and intimate), that are simply laid with paper cloths. All they serve is...More

Thank Danielle C
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

After a day of wandering in and outside oostende we had dinner in this little restaurant. We felt like 2 fishermen returning from a working day. The service was simple and correct. We had garlic and wine mussels, chef's mussels and kombuis scampi. Big and...More

Thank Adi U
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice typical North See kitchen. Nice selection of local beers, worth the visit for original and good food from the region. I had the Chef's recipe for mussels: gorgeous. Simple kitchen and you sit in the room in direct connection with it.

Thank simon f
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Belgian, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Van Iseghemlaan 24, Ostend 8400, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ostend
  • Phone Number: +32 59 80 16 49
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