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Troubadour

$$ - $$$
French, Belgian, European
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Tiensestraat 32, Leuven 3000, Belgium
+32 16 22 50 65
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Cali, Colombia
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful setting and excellent service. We will be going back for a special occasion. The bread, olives, breadsticks and sausage given on the house were delicious and copious. We had the onion soup, which was nice, the jambonneau and the ox tongue which were excellent. The jambonneau in particular was delicious and huge! Only downsides were that it was extremely... More 

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Castle Donington, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here with 20 or so colleagues. Had to pre order food, due to the party size. Service very slick, Duck nicely cooked pink, with lovely croquette potatoes. Staff helpful. Hose wine not great (may have been a colleagues selection, rather than a reflection) so had a couple of Leffe Blondes. These definitely taste better in leuven than the UK

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Brussels, Belgium
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38 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to this restaurant several times. Nice, family atmosphere, friendly staff and most important well prepared and beautifully served jumbo size Mussels. It is situated in the city center, easy to find for tourists. No parking facility. You have to park the car a few hundred meters away close to the small stream running through the city. All... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant with a reservation . But we still had to wait this wasn't a big issue as the staff was friendly enough and apologized and did his best to entertain us while we waited. Ambiance and decoration is really nice. All other waiters and staff where very smiley with some small chitchat that make the ambiance... More 

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gent, belgium
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

after the museum visit we went to the Troubadour and choose the lunchmenu with the choice between fish and meat. I ordered the bass as main dish.Starter was Ok, but unfortunately the fish was already some time waiting to get served and was coldish. The tiramisu was very good.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Hi Went to eat with my father and my friend. We had to wait 10 min, but after we received a nice table by the waiter. We ordered chicken volauvent, mussels and my friend ordered a steak tartare, which arrived after 25 mins so we didn't had to wait long. As my friend was not capable to prepare the steak... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

A good selection of tasty dishes, nice wines and of course the Belgian beers. Also vegetarians will enjoy this restaurant.

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Thank raymondclaes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

They do an excellent job of Belgian cuisine. I had the flemish stew and my husband the chicken with ham and melted cheese. We were so impressed, we dined there again two days later. Again, excellent food and service. The dining room is also very romantic and has fabulous lighting to provide a relaxing experience.

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Dursley, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

A thoroughly excellent place to experience traditional Belgian cuisine at it's best. Lovely steaks and a wide selection of mussel dishes. Excellent service and good wine list - not cheap but worth it.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

It was extremely cold inside as the door of the restaurant was open, several guests were complaining. The boss (probably the owner) was rude and extremely unpolite as he kept leaving the door open, when the guests were feeling cold. Old-fashioned but stylish interior design. Good food, professional staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$108
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tiensestraat 32, Leuven 3000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Leuven
  • Phone Number: +32 16 22 50 65

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