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Restaurant Lobster

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$$ - $$$
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
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Van Iseghemlaan 64, Ostend 8400, Belgium
+32 59 50 02 82
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
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Wed - Sun 18:00 - 21:30
Wed - Mon 12:00 - 14:00
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70 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had a great dinner at this place. Be sure to make a reservation as seating is limited. Prices are very reasonable. It has that town by the sea vibe going. Interior is a little outdated but that actually helps with the total atmosphere. We had the 3 course menu. Have the seafood platter as a starter (it's their signature... More 

1 Thank Joostk1
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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116 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Our reservation was misbooked, The owner had booked our reservation on the following day. Disappointed we left and had to book urgently another reservation to receive our friends A disappinting experiance

1 Thank RedPAT46007
Leuven, Belgium
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513 reviews
399 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We wanted to eat on our terrace and decided to have take away and chose the Plateau Royal: you get North Sea crab, lobster, grey shrimps, oysters, mussels, whelks, big pink shrimps, clams, crayfish, ... accompanied by nice cocktail sauce and mayonnaise. Just need some bread and a bottle of champagne to enjoy this fresh plateau.

2 Thank michel l
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

A very nice place ,for people how like fresh seafood anywhere in the world this restaurant really is excellent place ,delicious plates ,good hospitality from the owner and his wife mange the store in very good way.never you visited Ostend without take this experience .you and your family will never forget this seafood platter .also their dessert plates are wonderful.... More 

1 Thank Ahmed A
Miami, Florida, Usa
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85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This restaurant isbquit small located on first floor. As the name is saying they are specialised in seafood in particular lobsters. They offer a rich variety of all kinds of lobster preparation, some menues, and few a la carte dishes. everything we had tasted excellent, wine card offer enough choice.Service is very attentive and friendly. A perfect location, not cheap... More 

1 Thank Klaus5458
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We had the 'royal' seafood dish for two. Everything was very fresh and very well prepared. The only slightly negative point was the service which could've been better. But overall a very enjoyable experience.

Thank Philip V
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Seafood cooked to perfection. The restaurant is located near the beach and is beautifully decorated. The lobster was excellently prepared. I definitely recommend this place.

Thank Ioana M
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Major birthday meal choice and we were not disappointed. Lovely selection of oysters, then crab and lobsters. Really special experience and thoroughly recommended environment.

Thank petraf2013
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

The reviews tell the story - very small restaurant but exceptional on all counts - unobtrusive but attentive service, fantastically fresh, well presented food and very good value for money. We had 2 of the Cardinal platters and they were a perfect amount, lots of oysters definitely didnt go amiss! The wine list could be a little more expansive but... More 

2 Thank Alex H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

We arrived here following trip advisor. Restaurant a bit small (only 10 tables) but very quite. We had 2 menus 42€each incuding starter, main course and desert. We also had seafood platter "cardinal" which was gorgeous. Service a bit slow (only one water serving) but the food was excellent. Plates were well presented and they speak 4 languages for any... More 

1 Thank Ludovico C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Van Iseghemlaan 64, Ostend 8400, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ostend
  • Phone Number: +32 59 50 02 82

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?