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De Zwarte Kat

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Belgian, European
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Kerkstraat 1, Aalst 9300, Belgium
+32 53 78 78 63
11:30 - 22:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

My favorite place in Aalst, warm and friendly service. Excellent food and wine. Typical Belgian food but made with perfect balance. A real recommandation if you are near!

Thank Aimen I
Stockholm County, Sweden
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88 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This i probably the best restaurang i been eating in Aalst. This Place is very popular and i had to go back a couple of evenings Before i got a space to eat. The wait was Worth it according to me. Had a meat dish and it was perfectly cooked. nice atmosphere and good service. Its not to expensive eating... More 

Thank Thomasal2014
Aalst, Belgium
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308 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

A permanent quality, fresh products, traditional cooking, efficient and friendly staff supervised by the ever friendly owner. Perfectly located on the central square of the city, with an outside terrace if the weather is fine, ideal to enjoy a good meal, the sun and the occasional people watching. Great place !

Thank PG61
Aalst, Belgium
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015

If you are looking for a quality restaurant in Aalst with a friendly owner serving you, look no further. In the summer time definitely go for the traditional mussels. PS: English menu's are available.

Thank Oliwood321
Aalst, Belgium
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95 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

This is an address where it never goes wrong: a typical classical cuisine that follows the seasons, always very well prepared, a very friendly service by the owner, outdoor sitting when weather permits. I have been there very often during years and came back last december: nothing changed, always the same good experience (but without any surprise: this can be... More 

Thank Karl H
Canberra, Australia
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Enjoyed dinner here. Wide selection of dishes for tables with selective eaters. Fresh, quick and nice atmosphere inside and out.

1 Thank Michelle D
Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

We ate here very well, but for the price we expected a bit more. The service was very good, and the location in The centre of Aalst is great.

Thank MarlijnP
Ossett, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

Great restaurant, lovely food and the service is faultless. Nothing is too much for them and they can cater for my friend who is a coeliac. We went there every day on our visit to Aalst.

Thank Denise19421947
Brussels, Belgium
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2013

Im going very often to this place. About service, steven work alone to serve all table! He has an experience more than 15 years and have eyes for all details like your glass of wine is empty or you need extra rice. The food is top quality and always cooked exactely how it must be you eat for your money.... More 

Thank heidi v

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Belgian, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kerkstraat 1, Aalst 9300, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Aalst
  • Phone Number: +32 53 78 78 63

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