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Driftweg 1, De Haan 8420, Belgium
+32 59 32 69 00
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Belgian, European
Driftweg 1, De Haan 8420, Belgium
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

We had visited this place some times in the past and had a good memory of it. The set menu proved to be an excellent choice, the whole company enjoyed every morsel, the wine arrangement was also nicely adapted to the courses: to be repeated!

Thank DocTor001Ron
Reviewed March 15, 2018

Last year we've tried to get a table without a booking... we've failed. So we've learned and booked it well in advance. This is a small, cosy, open plan restaurant where everything happens in front of everyone. Each and every diner is able to see...More

Thank Darki
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Wanted to come back for a long time and we finally managed. A great place for fine dining; you will not be disappointed. Superb tasty food and excellent service. Very cozy location.

Thank Luc_Pascale
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

We come here every year. The menu changes every day (no dinner à la carte) and is excellent every time. Service is also very good. We're looking forward to next year's holidays ;-)

Thank Carole B
Reviewed September 25, 2017

A fantastic dining experience for my partner and myself. From the time we entered to the time we left everything was so perfect. This is a very small personal, intimate restaurant owned by the chef who clearly prides himself in his work. On arrival we...More

1  Thank Servicised
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

L'Esperance is an unbelievable gem. We were just looking for a little lunch, but this turned out to be one of the best meals I've ever had. The place is small (seats 22 or 24), and they only serve menu style, so try not to...More

2  Thank Stephen142
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

One of the better places to eat in De Haan. Small restaurant with open kitchen and nicely decorated. Service was very good and quality of the food and dishes excellent. We certainly recommend this restaurant, but advice to make a reservation during the high season.

2  Thank Geert D
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Visited several times without being disappointed. Great food, fine presentation. Lunch at noon highly recommended.

1  Thank Tinne1830
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Excellent in food and service combined with direct kitchen feeling. In particular the two tables towards the kitchen provides that special experience. A perfect but pretty small restaurant with tailor-made dishes.

1  Thank hgwoudboer
Reviewed July 17, 2015

We ate in four different restaurants in de Haan, and this was by far the best and most memorable. As far as I could see, the whole operation was run by two incredibly hard-working men - one chef and one waiter - so be prepared...More

1  Thank Sanz1820
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$43 - US$57
French, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Driftweg 1, De Haan 8420, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  De Haan
  • Phone Number: +32 59 32 69 00
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