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4.7 (208) $$$$ $$$$ French, Modern


Summary: Inventive cuisine in a relaxed setting.

EssenCiel stands as a beacon of gastronomy in a historic townhouse, offering a singular set menu that showcases the chef's mastery and love for vegetables. With a contemporary style that exudes both purity and elegance, EssenCiel promises a relaxed and intimate atmosphere where every dish is an expression of culinary artistry. Patrons can expect a journey of flavors, from local inspirations to global influences, all served with a casual yet sophisticated touch. The restaurant's move to a new location is eagerly anticipated, as it continues to redefine casual fine dining with every plate served.


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Young Chef of the Year 2024


Bondgenotenlaan 114, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

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