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Naamsesteenweg 90 | Blanden, Oud-Heverlee 3052, Belgium
+32 16 40 24 02
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“nice alternative for Leuven fine dining hotspots”
22 Jan 2018
“Very good service and food”
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French, Belgian, European
Naamsesteenweg 90 | Blanden, Oud-Heverlee 3052, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited on a few occasions over the past two years, and are increasingly enthusiastic about this place. Romantic setting, no city center hassle, warm welcome and very good cuisine. The menu list (and fixed price menus) could be somewhat wider, but whatever comes...More

Thank Pieter D
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The place is very nice and calm. We took the daily menu and the food was very good. Also the service from when you enter till the bill is effiective.

1  Thank Ann F
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We where very lucky to get a table. The food and atmosphere was just perfect! They are definitely hunting for the star, sadly i didn't see a discovery menu yet ;)

1  Thank Tempsdor
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I decided to try the Meerdael after passing in front of it for almost 8 years. Wow, why haven't we've tried it before. Ann receives every guest with such care and attention that is unusual in Belgium (normally service is horrible in...More

2  Thank mmanfrini
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

This was a great venue for a large party. We were lucky to have the restaurant all to ourselves. The Hostess was delightful, the venue was extremely well kept with beautiful gardens to compliment. A nice log fire added to the restaurant atmosphere. Each cause...More

2  Thank PFTraveller62
Reviewed 7 January 2016

My wife and I have been going to the Meerdael on a regular basis almost since the day it opened and the quality of the food and the welcome just gets better and better. Ann is tremendously welcoming at the front of house and you...More

3  Thank Brewster B
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Very friendly welcome, aperitif on the terrace with amuse-bouche, great lobster menu, love the one preparation of the grilled lobster with basilic butter, generously served wines, a very good experience, friendly service, good price-quality, we will go back. Enjoy the hols!

1  Thank Dirk_at_Leuven
Reviewed 25 June 2015

I was invited to a business dinner on June 23, 2015 at restaurant Meerdael in Blanden, seven km from Leuven. The facade of this lovely country cottage is partially covered with greenery but the interior (with an old staircase and a beamed ceiling) has been...More

2  Thank Pierre_De_Meyts
Reviewed 5 May 2015

We love this restaurant. The serene atmosphere, the chique but not overdone environment, the eloquence of the service and of course, the quality of the food. Don't expect mind boggling dishes or over-the-top experimental constructions on your plate. But you can enjoy an honest and...More

1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 7 September 2014

The portions were so small, and we are used to nouvelle cuisine, that I could not help apologising to our guests as I feared they probably did not have enough to eat. How embarrassing is that! Nevertheless what we all ate was good but just...More

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Meerdael, Owner at Meerdael, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your comments on TripAdvisor, following your Meerdael culinary experience. Kindly know that we are truly sorry to learn that your experience did not fulfill your expectations. Such comments are unusual to our restaurant as guest contentment is crucial to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Naamsesteenweg 90 | Blanden, Oud-Heverlee 3052, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Oud-Heverlee
  • Phone Number: +32 16 40 24 02
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