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Het Vliegend Tapijt

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Belgian, European, Dutch
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Pottelberg 189 | Aalbekesteenweg, Marke, Kortrijk 8510, Belgium
+32 56 22 27 45
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great food in a typical old Flemish setting. This chef surprises every time without being over-excentric. The restaurant breathes "brown café", the way typical Flemish pubs used to look like. From the appetizers to the desert, tastes and textures are right. The food is combined with unique wines which like an unfiltered macabeo white from the southwest of France... exemplary... More 

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Thank Hendrik F
Wervik, Belgium
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

It's my absolute favorite! Excellent food! The chef knows what he's doing. Up to a first star! Also the wine is amazing! Fair prices, no nonsens.

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Thank Kristien1969
Altea, Spain
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015

Two years ago, we were enchanted by the excellent food and the good quality-price of the restaurant, however, last time was really disappointing. A quite limited choice. Small portions (and we are not use to eat a lot, but prefer less but surprising good food we cannot cook ourselves). Although the appetizer was really VERY small the mail dish, breast... More 

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Thank elpoetaAltea_Spain
Enfield, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2014

nice pleasant experience the food was good and excellent selection of wines service was good the food was served on time no rush plenty time to appreciate. but it is a little expensive.

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Thank nick3317
Brasschaat, Antwerpen, Belgium
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014 via mobile

Cosy old fashioned beer bar interior, but beware : cook knows his job. Fancy well portioned dishes and a humble, worthy but still affordable wine list. We'll be back !

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Thank GeorgS278
Ghent, Belgium
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594 reviews
392 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 379 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2013

Just to make sure that readers understand us correctly: the food was excellent. Surprising tastes at affordable prices. The menu is quite limited, so make sure in advance on their website whether or not you will find what you like. The problem we have with this restaurant is twofold. On the one hand, it balances between brasserie-bistro style (given the... More 

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Thank Gonzalo_de_Berceo
Ghent, Belgium
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189 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2013

Everything we got on our plate in this restaurant was of high quality and innovative, in a comfortable and welcoming setting. Needless to say we ate every last bit of it. This young cook has great potential.

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Thank MikeV84
Altea, Spain
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2012

Belgium with France Italy and China is doublesly the world's best place to enjoy delicate food. The young owners of Het vliegend tapijt (The Flying Carpet) offer excellent dishes at a prize, lower than those of better known restaurants in the province.

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Kortrijk Belgium
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2011

In 1985 Chef Stefaan François started this cosy, honest and attractive restaurant. His focus has always been on a limited carte of top quality seasonal products. In July 2011 his son Felix, an experienced sous-chef in star rated restaurants, inherited his fathers spoons and pans. A change in management is always a risky business, but here a bull's eye was... More 

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Thank AntonKortrijkBelgium
Harelbeke, Belgium
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2011

This is a good restaurant. Price & quality are in balance. The wines are selected and the service is "impeccable" The pace to have a nice meal a good drink and a lot of jazz music.

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Thank Eric D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, European, Dutch
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pottelberg 189 | Aalbekesteenweg, Marke, Kortrijk 8510, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Kortrijk  >  Marke
  • Phone Number: +32 56 22 27 45

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?