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Vissersplein 9, Ostend 8400, Belgium
+32 59 50 56 21
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible13%
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“mussels” (3 reviews)
“short wait” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Belgian, European, Dutch, Seafood
££ - £££
Vissersplein 9, Ostend 8400, Belgium
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Located on a little square across from the vistrap, it has a nice sunny terrace. The menu is not very large, but has some typical dishes, and the seafood is excellent. However, service was on the slow side, we had to wait 40 minutes for...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Great service, delicious food well served. Everything is almost all home made and location is great for dining with a relaxing view. It has a modern yet classic style to it, wich makes it a delightful place for a great dinner!

Thank AcidSoap
mientje34, Eigenaar at Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you verry much.

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Good choice for a mussels first-taster. The serving is kind and helpful. We like the scandinave design.

Thank Adam M
mientje34, Eigenaar at Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Thanks for your visit.

Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

WATERFRONT was a fantastic restaurant and bar that we visited last year were we enjoyed some delicious beer's and on our latest holiday to Ostend we couldn't wait to visit here again. A superb brasserie style restaurant with great furnishings and superb decor,a light and...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The Waterfront Café in Ostend is a superb café and restaurant located on a fantastic square that offers a great food and drinks menu at very affordable prices.This is one of the best cafés in this area with fantastic outside seating which gives great views...More

Thank Stephen K
mientje34, Eigenaar at Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Thank you for your nice comment.

Reviewed 6 November 2016

My partner and i are regular visitors- eaters at bistro waterfront....after Reading Some of THE bad reviews i feel THE need to put Things straight....we have eaten just about all THE food on THE menu over time and we NEVER EVER had a bad dish...More

Thank Nadine D
Reviewed 16 August 2016

When we saw a table for 2 people free, we sat down. First remark of the lady that was going to serve us : you will have to move your luggage (had a small trolley and it was put out of the way) or no...More

2  Thank Yirra
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Went here on a Saturday night and the place was mostly empty. Menus only in Flemish and no willingness to translate. Menus also not very explanatory - for example the vol au vent did not mention it was chicken. They also have mussels at high...More

1  Thank Steve C
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Very nice little restaurant situated on a square near de " vismijn " , great terrace with cosy furnitures . Very kind and helpfull staff . Great meals ( especially mussels and fish ) well served and not too pricey . Delicious , we will...More

Thank Colemans-Serge
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

We went to this superb brasserie on a rare sunny afternoon on our resent holiday to Ostend and what a fantastic place this is. The brasserie itself is superb,the interior very nice with comfortable furnishing's but it was the outside terrace that was the clincher...More

Thank Neil K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, European, Dutch, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vissersplein 9, Ostend 8400, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ostend
  • Phone Number: +32 59 50 56 21
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