The concept is simple

The 6th edition of “À l’Ostendaise - Come and Taste” takes place at Zeeheldenplein on 23th and 24th June.


Opening hours

Saturday 11:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Sunday 11:00 AM - 07:00 PM



There is free entry to the event. The dishes cost € 6 per dish. Food and drinks can be bought with a rechargeable card (playpass) that is for sale at the cash desks.

A guarantee of € 0.50 will be demanded at the bar for all glasses and bottles. This amount will be put back on the payment card after returning the glass / bottle to the appropriate tent.

After the event, the remaining amount on the payment card can be reclaimed via

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I’m also going/I’ll also be there


Pomme de mer

Tom Vanhaecke - Le Bassin

Shrimp balls

Leo Deklerck - Ocean


Luc Deklerck - Bistro Mathilda

Cathish cheeks

Gérald Piers - Bottarga


Rudi De Coster - Fort Napoleon

Waterzooi à l'Ostendaise

Ives Michiels - Vingt-et-un

Noth Sea fish crisp

David Dewaele - Bentley’s

Pollack brandade

Peter Moyaert - Mange Tout

North Sea fish casserole

Chris Boucquez - Adelientje

Cod cheeks

Christophe Snauwaert - Toi, moi et la mer

Fillet of plaice "Ostendaise"

Danny Cousaert - Brasserie Leon Spilliaert

North Sea bouillabaisse

Willy Mary - Le Chevalier

Shrimp croquette

Kevin Beirens - Histoires d’O

Dame blanche or Boule de Mer

Olivier Willems - Chocolaterie Willems

Modern-style tarte tatin or Chocolate brownie

Frederick Debusschere - Fijnbakkerij Debusschere

Fried sole fillet

Jeremy Levecke - Brasserie Henry


Els Vanbiervliet - Belle de jour

Shrimp and mussel risotto

Stefanie Snoeck - Galerie Beausite

Sautéed monkfish

Franky Boone - Brasserie Albert

Smoked kippers

Leerlingen van de hotelschool - Hotelschool Ensorinstituut Oostende

North Sea crab ravioli

Vida Acquaro - Restaurant Marina

North Sea fish shell

Michiel Rabaey - STORM



The Zeeheldenplein is easily accessible in different ways:

5 minute walk along the Visserskaai (Fisherman's Wharf)

Park in one of the nearby car parks: Visserskaai, Kursaal 1, Kursaal 2 or Montgomerykaai. You can find more info about parking on the website 

Take the tram or bus and get off at the stop “Station”. From there it is a 5 minute walk along the Visserskaai to reach Zeeheldenplein.

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