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Il Pastaio

Baron A. de Becker-Remyplein 19, Leuven 3010, Belgium
+32 16 23 09 02
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good59%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“buy fresh” (2 reviews)
“main dish” (2 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Baron A. de Becker-Remyplein 19, Leuven 3010, Belgium
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

the fresh pastas are superb, there is a wide choice, I liked the vegetarian pasta dish very much. Already went twice.

Thank gretasmeyers
Reviewed October 24, 2017

We ate at the restaurant (you can also buy fresh pasta from the counter for reheating at home). We ordered bruschetta (tomato-basil, the classic) to start and the vegetarian selection of 3 pastas as a main. All dishes clearly had very fresh ingredients. I especially...More

Thank Liesbeth D
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

The Ravioli con funghi was to die for and my friend bragged about her lasagna Della case (with lam and peppers). Definitely a place to enjoy your Italian food, as you can also buy take away. The interior is very sober: white walls and basic...More

Thank Silja V
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Restaurant and traiteur Il Pastaio used to be located in the centre of Leuven in the Parijsstraat but they moved a bit out of the centre and can be found now on Baron August de Becker Remyplein 19 in Kessel-Lo. Taking the passage under the...More

Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

We came acros this restaurant because it was close to our hotel and it was not in the mainstream. It’s my experience that just outside the mainstream can give you a surprising experience. The red housewine is organic and as you can read in the...More

Thank Elberja2013
Reviewed October 27, 2014

Food is very nice, but it is a bit expensive for what you get. Very nice atmosphere, especially at the first floor.

Thank 19Maria85
Reviewed July 18, 2014

Don't get me wrong, the food is good, but it's not great, especially when considering that for the same price, I ate a great steak at the restaurant opposite. Also, I think the service is too slow considering the fact that there were barely any...More

Thank Flossy176
Reviewed July 16, 2014

We got a mix of 5 sorts of overcooked pasta drained in cream. Too much and too expensive (€20 pp). This food has nothing to do with the Italian kitchen where simplicity rules. Average house wine

Thank Michael M
Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

The food is good, the tiramisu is great! Nice atmosphere with very friendly staff. Maybe a bit overpriced, but still worth a regular visit!

Thank Demus88
Reviewed April 12, 2014

A cosy place to have some very honest italian food. Good ingredients. Well prepared. We also noted (downstairs) it is a traiteur (fresh prepared italian take away food). Upstairs a a small restaurant with only a few tables. Nice location (in the center of leuven,...More

Thank Laurent V
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$26 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baron A. de Becker-Remyplein 19, Leuven 3010, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Leuven
  • Phone Number: +32 16 23 09 02
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