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Eclips at Sea

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French, Belgian, European
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Van Iseghemlaan 85, Ostend 8400, Belgium
+32 59 43 34 53
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Today
18:00 - 20:30
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Hours:
Sun 18:00 - 20:30
Tue - Wed 18:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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Ostend, Belgium
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

The food is very high quality, the meats are tender, the homemade sauces are simple but get the job done. The owner has a special view of things that will rub some people the wrong way but not us. Running an honest business costs a fortune in Belgium. Quality also costs money, and so does good service.

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2 Thank GandulfCharpentier
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Great place for Meat Fondu the owner is very nice price quality is just great You better reserve during the season this place is very busy

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5 Thank De B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely evening, Great atmosphere, wonderful food! Place to be, the host of the restaurant is amazing and he has a cute daughter ;-)

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4 Thank Travelboy9999
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Lovely restaurant with fondu based menu, legendary Irish coffee and live music make this one of the must visit restaurants in Belgium.

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5 Thank petraf2013
Ostend, Belgium
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

lovely atmosphere. Friendly owners. Food was really good and all the meats good quality.perfect service. Irish coffee made at your table. Would recommend this to everybody.

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5 Thank sillytwilley
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Having recently been in Ostend on particularly sad business I found myself walking the streets near to the casino looking for somewhere to grab some dinner. The large sign on the pavement caught my eye with the flags for different languages (the only restaurant that I seen with this) and the simple menu with clearly laid out costs. Upon entering... More 

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3 Thank tulliallancastle
Belgium
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015

Visiting Oostende again after a long time, went back to the Eclips and the food and atmosphere was great as usual (we even received a free singing session from Sharon, a fantastic voice !) We did also note some changes to their restaurant concept : no option to pay with bankcard (but there is an ATM machine across the street... More 

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5 Thank GlobalDirector
Melsele, Belgium
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

The friendly and open conversation with the owner and his wife, the nice atmosphere, the perfect service, the music, a good wine and a first-quality meat fondue made us feel welcome and at ease. Thanks for the warm welcome and good luck with making your dreams come through!

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4 Thank Vicky V
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

Excellent evening in a very relaxed atmosphere brilliant service enjoyed the whole experience food was brilliant we had gourmet and fondue of meat which it was so tasty and nice. Just be aware the price is quite high but that's what happens when you pay for quality but would still go back again me and my fiancée enjoyed the experience.

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3 Thank David B
Colchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

Very welcoming with a nice atmosphere it is easy to relax and enjoy your meal, the food is lovely and the service very good just be aware the price is quite high but that's what happens when you pay for quality.

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6 Thank Aaron_layla

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$34 - US$43
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 20:30
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Van Iseghemlaan 85, Ostend 8400, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ostend
  • Phone Number: +32 59 43 34 53
Description
This romantic restaurant offers a good quality- price meal (fondue)!
Even if it's not the cheapest restaurant in the neighborhood, you wont be disappointed!
The portions are big and everything is fresh and perfect quality.

We are always easy to be contacted by e-mail!

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