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De Ruyffelaer

de Stuersstraat 11, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
+32 57 36 60 06
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rabbit” (40 reviews)
“pork shoulder” (8 reviews)
“beer sauce” (5 reviews)
Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
de Stuersstraat 11, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 208 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A warm cosy restaurant with much bric-a-brac. Service was pleasant but we all found the food a little tasteless.

Thank mikegmccann
Reviewed 22 October 2018

What a fabulous meal we had! From the Taboule Amuse Bouche to the exquisite Rabbit in beer sauce, cockerel (poussin'ish) in cherry beer sauce and Pork belly (cut more like bacon chops) in pepper sauce, complimented by a good range of beers and decent house...More

Thank Culture195306
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Only open 3 days a week and always booked out so book in advance. Not a tourist trap like many others. The dishes are classic, heartwarming and honest. If you like rabbit, pork and ham hock, you’re in for an absolute treat. The service is...More

Thank Swav_and_Rhi
Reviewed 8 October 2018

As a large group we had pre-booked and pre-chosen our menu choices by recommendation of one of the party who has been previously. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming, and the food was delicious. We were looked after superbly and there was even a "special...More

Thank heatherhowells142
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Great find, food was very good standard with good portion sizes. Wine was good and well priced. Overall a very good restaurant would recommend and will return.

Thank ianw493
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is a good find to experience very traditional local dishes in a typical setting. Friendly and good service. Booking essential.

Thank 293JohnS
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I booked a table for myself and my wife tonight after reading the reviews boy it did not disappoint. We both had the beef & mash, the beef was so tender and had so much flavour to it and the mash was the nicest I've...More

Thank cheshirejohn81
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Quirky place, really traditional looking restaurant with lots to look at, sounds strange but worth checking out. Food is home cooked style and the owners run the entire place. Excellent food and service. Toilets are very clean as is the restaurant itself. Would highly recommend...More

Thank nathanp843
Reviewed 1 July 2018

the rabbit was excellent and fell off the bone. The mash was to die for. The waiter was great and catered for our group of 6, in that he was understanding of our lack of Belgium. He also had a very good sense of humour....More

Thank CambridgeIan
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Wow what a find. Cosy restaurant, excellent food, first class service, easily accommodated six people and they served good beer to top it all off. Smoked salmon with gingerbread starter was a revelation as was the Ruyffelgrog.

Thank Captainbilos
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Questions & Answers
21 October 2018|
Response from deruyffelaer | Property representative |
Dear Katherine, thank you for your interest but we are fully booked for the evening of the 11 november 2018. Sincerely, Delphine
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Paula L
12 November 2017|
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Response from R0za | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I should get in touch with the restaurant as I am only a reviewer on here. You should be able to though
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: de Stuersstraat 11, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ieper (Ypres)
  • Phone Number: +32 57 36 60 06
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