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€€ - €€€, Seafood, European
Van Iseghemlaan 24, Ostend 8400, Belgium
+32 59 80 16 49
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • 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 4 June 2016 via mobile

I went in hoping for a nice dinner with my family, but ended up leaving even before I could finish our ordering. apparently wanting to share your mossels with family is against resto policy and we were asked to order more food basically. Telling your...More

Thank Jerome C
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This restaurant is especially very well known to the locals. It's a simple but authentic cuisine, specializing in mussels and in the pan of freshly baked small soles. When you enter it looks like an ordinary friture, but upstairs there is also a room where...More

Thank Chris V
Reviewed 17 May 2016

top quality sea food and soup at very reasonable prices, clean kitchen and friendly service , reservation recommended.

Thank erwindeweirt
Reviewed 27 March 2016

When travelling to Belgium, I believe a detour to the lovely Ostend just to sample the mussels at Kombuis is an absolute must. I have been to Kombuis a dozen times and it never disappoints. One word of warning is they still haven't entered the...More

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 7 March 2016

It was a cold wet and windy night, and th GPS is a little misleaxding. We found it on the main road, and it was no too crowded. No cards was a surprise so had to walk 250 to ING branch. The food arrived so...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Very nice and tasteful portion of mussels with French fries. The service though was a little stiff. Also unbelievable that you can only pay with cash. Thought that didn't exist any more nowadays.

Thank GeeEseejee
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Good portions, great reality. Nice for lunch or dinner. Other options than seafood available so OK for kids. Very simple interior.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

If sporting for Moules frites this place should be the place to choose. It's very small and everyone is seated nearly shoulder to shoulder and back to back. The place offers a variety of mussels but also steak and locale fish of the day. All...More

Thank Nete Keum J
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We first came here based on Trip Advisor reviews and were disappointed when we were turned away as they said they couldn't seat our family of 7. We said we were happy to wait and were told to come back later. Finally got a table...More

Thank thesydneysurfer
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Spent a weekend away in Belgium. Our coach trip planning put us in Ostend for the night. So I looked up on Tripadvisor for the best place to eat, which included mussels in Ostend. This place was hot and #1 on the list. Have to...More

Thank Dean F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • 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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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