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De Kansel

Muntstraat 15, Leuven 3000, Belgium
+32 16 22 09 23
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (14 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
“spaghetti” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Muntstraat 15, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

ordered a paella with chicken and chorizo: received somekind of rice soup , the rice was not done , the chicken was put on top without any flavour , chorizo were three slices that only met de rest of the paella on the way to...More

Thank LeuvenPeter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, great interior and nice staff. Try out cornet beer, a waiter said that it's his favorite.

Thank Mikhail K
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Reviews raved about their moules/frites and choices of beer. Hmmm. Moule sauces were boring and weird piles of celery made for water at bottom of pot instead. I've had much better. Only one Lambic and one Geuze does not seem like a wide choice of...More

Thank ophelia1953
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has an authentic interior , a nice terrace and the mixed grill I ordered was delicious. The people were friendly and it was not expensive.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Went with friends looking for a Belgian experience. We got nice mussels and a great selection of beers. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Would definitely recommend.

Thank gon130
Reviewed 8 March 2017

If you want to try Belgian food without a bad surprise or high price, this is the place in Leuven to go!! price-quality is high enough. You definitely get, what you paid! very nice service, friendly stuff! In addition to food, very good Belgian beer...More

Thank Gizemh85
Reviewed 16 February 2017

As a foreigner, I realy enjoyed this restaurant! One of the few places where you can try the traditional belgian kitchen. Very tastful, decent prices and big portions. If I ever return to Leuven, I'll definetly come again to enjoy your kind service! ( first...More

Thank JJ919191
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We recently enjoyed a delicious meal at this restaurant. It was very enjoyable, service was good and good was great. Also really good value for money.

Thank CarolineBakker
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Went for sunday dinner with family of six. Fortunately we had booked as place was pretty full. Got table upstairs. The place has messy feel to it. Tables everywhere in lots of corners and overall not very spacious. Service was really friendly and the waiter...More

Thank Dimitri W
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We were a party of 9 on a Wednesday evening, but it's lucky we pre-booked because De Kansel was full. So full that the waiters didn't arrive to take a drinks order for 25m. And then another 15m before they brought the drinks. We chased,...More

Thank RichSWinchester
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muntstraat 15, Leuven 3000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Leuven
  • Phone Number: +32 16 22 09 23
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