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Gelateria Decadenza

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Monseigneur Ladeuzeplein 4, Leuven 3000, Belgium
+32 484 77 97 99
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 18:00
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Holland
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

If you're in Leuven, don't miss out on the best ice cream shop of the city. Surprising flavours, excellent taste - including the best vanilla cream flavour I ever tasted.

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Thank Mariecke
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

While gelato was pretty good and the scoop size generous, we had some bad luck with cones. Both of them started leaking really soon, so we had our experience ruined a bit by focusing on trying not to drip all over ourselves and the pavement. Not sure if it's a regular thing, but next time I am definitely taking a... More 

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Thank Urša L
Brussels, Belgium
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552 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 802 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my red fruit gelato - and a very generous serving too - good price/quality ratio. My husband had lemon cake - also delicious! Sometimes lemon ice cream can be quite artificial tasting. Not this one - just delicious. Very friendly owner. Several interesting flavours such as thyme. I would love to return here next time I am in... More 

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Thank giulietta429
Leuven, Belgium
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190 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

The ice cream was very tasteful, nothing to remark there, but the prices are high. It's two euros a scoop.

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Thank lancelotd669
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Best ice cream in Leuven. They have regular ice cream like chocolate or some fruits. Additionally they have special types like dark chocolate sorbet, fruits that are not common as ice cream or basil. All types of ice cream I have tried so far were very delicious.

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Thank Elisabeth D
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Gorgeous Gelateria with too many flavours to choose, plenty of places to sit and enjoy on the square

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Thank Sue L
Leuven, Belgium
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Went there today again! Blueberry, pear, passion fruit, strawberry + mint, chocolate sorbets ... and vanilla, stracciatella, chocolate, mocha, yogurt + mango, berry pie, zabaglione, biscuits, gianduia gelati How does one choose when they are all equally tasty :)

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Thank Sophie-Sylvie
Brussels, Belgium
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2015

As a big ice-cream fan, I have tasted ice-cream all over Europe… But Decadenza, my friends, serves the best ice-cream I have every tasted. The service is friendly, the ingredients are fresh and it tastes just soo good. I regret not living in Leuven any more, just for this place!

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Thank Céline N
lubbeek
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

This has to be a secret! Best and most inspired ice of Leuven. Don't tell anybody. I had some incredible icesensations at this place but don't tell anybody.

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Thank Paul D
Leuven, Belgium
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

The ice cream here far outshines any I've eaten in town or anywhere in Belgium, for that matter! Delicious flavors, all the classics plus new interesting ones, made fresh daily by a darling husband and wife team. When they open their doors in March again for the spring season, it's a day to celebrate!

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Thank Robin V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 18:00
Thursday
12:00 - 18:00
Friday
12:00 - 18:00
Saturday
12:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monseigneur Ladeuzeplein 4, Leuven 3000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Leuven
  • Phone Number: +32 484 77 97 99

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