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Den Olifant

€€ - €€€, European,
De Stuersstraat 3, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
+32 57 36 73 62
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“rueben” (2 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (2 reviews)
Belgian, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
De Stuersstraat 3, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a Wednesday evening in April on a recommendation from our host. The menu was all in Flemish but the very kind waitress explained everything to us in perfect English. Food arrived promptly and was good. Wine was also pleasant, if in...More

Thank Citygirl19792014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived after attending the last post. We had reserved a table and the place was full. It has a lovely ambience and feel and the staff were very welcoming. We ordered drinks and a tapas starter to share. The tapas was a plate of...More

Thank Woodster2012
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We had a very short break in Ypres - 2 nights only - and asked our guest house host where is good to eat. She recommended Den Olifant as she had only received positive feed back from guests who had eaten there. We didn’t book...More

Thank Jan A
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a family-run restaurant in the low mid-range price. The staff are lovely, friendly and engaging, and knowledgeable. They speak good English. We dropped in for a light meal prior to attending the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate, and were royally satisfied....More

Thank Georges3350
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We asked our receptionist at the Albion Hotel for a recommended restaurant and we weren't disappointed when we had Dinner at Den Oliphant the food was prepared with love, presentation was excellent and we enjoyed every mouthful. Thank you.

Thank Garybarber62
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Whilst visiting Ypres to pay by respects to my Great Grandfather who died 100 years ago, we dined at Den Olifant. It is a bit off the beaten track & all the better for that. The Fair was in the Grote Markt & making a...More

Thank Lulubelle12
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We had a small group and arrived later in the evening so some dishes were sold out but what we had we loved. Service was fast and helpful.

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The building is very interesting. When we went there was hardly anyone there, but both specials were unavailable. Had the stir fry which was OK., Would like to give it another go before forming a final opinion. Great staff!!

Thank Warren O
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Walking in, we were told that we could sit at the bar until a table was available. The barman who we found out was also the owner, was so welcoming. He read out the menu to us and we could order our food straight away....More

Thank noseur
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I hadn't booked but, despite being busy they managed to fit me in. The service was excellent and the burger was about the best I have ever had. The chocolate mousse was pretty good too. Sadly I had to rush a little (my fault for...More

Thank OnThePlain
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Belgian, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
00:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
00:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
00:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Stuersstraat 3, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ieper (Ypres)
  • Phone Number: +32 57 36 73 62
  • E-mail
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