The concept is simple

The 5th edition of “À l’Ostendaise - Come and Taste” takes place at Zeeheldenplein on 24th and 25th June.


Opening hours

Saturday 11:00 - 21:00

Sunday 11:00 - 19:00



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.

Ostendaise 2017  - ekkow photography  (20 van 26)
I’m also going/I’ll also be there


Fish Dog

Tom Vanhaecke - Le Bassin

Shrimp croquettes

Leo Deklerck - Ocean

Taco with mackerel

Luc Deklerck - Bistro Mathilda


Gérald Piers - Bottarga

Lemon sole with mussels and shrimps

Tom Van den Broeck - Agua del Mar


Rudi De Coster - Fort Napoleon

Baked Pollack, crumble, tapenade and fennel tartar

Ives Michiels - Vingt-et-un

Conger Javanais

David Dewaele - Bentley’s

Hake with saffron bouillon

Peter Moyaert - Mange Tout


Chris Boucquez - Adelientje

Bisque of North Sea shrimps

Biraj Dhakal - Arno’s

Squid ceviche

Christophe Snauwaert - Toi, moi et la mer

Fillet of plaice "Ostendaise"

Danny Cousaert - Brasserie Leon Spilliaert

North Sea bouillabaisse

Willy Mary - Le Chevalier

Quinoa with langoustines

Axel Goudesone - Histoires d’O

Dame blanche or panna cotta

Olivier Willems - Chocolaterie Willems

Lemon cake or a hazelnut biscuit

Frederick Debusschere - Fijnbakkerij Debusschere

Dab and crab

Jeremy Levecke - Brasserie Henry

Focaccia roll with pout

Wim Van Maercke - Chez Freddy

Lemon sole fillet with Thai curry

Nicolas Vermeire - Faro

Home-smoked mackerel

Els Vanbiervliet - Belle de jour

Brown crab ravioli

Ruben De Rop - Savarin

Shrimp risotto with glasswort

Ann Rommelaere - Galerie Beausite

Court bouillon, brill, razor clam

Michiel Rabaey - North Sea Chefs

Marinated pout whiting

Frédéric Lamquet - Brasserie Albert

Whiting bavarois with gazpacho

Leerlingen van de hotelschool - Hotelschool Ensorinstituut Oostende

Grilled redfish

Vida Acquaro - Restaurant marina



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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