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Agua del Mar – Ostend, Belgium

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Asparagus starter at Agua del Mar, Ostend, Belgium | insimoneskitchen.com

Asparagus starter at Agua del Mar, Ostend

We were incredibly lucky that our weekend in Ostend was wonderfully sunny. Not to hot, certainly not too cold, a bit of a seabreeze and what can go wrong, I would say? And if you also get to have lunch at one of the top restaurants like Agua del Mar than the party is complete. From the restaurant you have a wonderful view over the boulevard, the beach and the sea and that alone is a good reason to pay a visit to this restaurant. It was a bit of a shame we had to drive back home later that afternoon because the wine tasted particularly well.

Interior of Agua del Mar | insimoneskitchen.com

Agua del Mar

As a starter I had an asparagus salad with lovely crispy baked prosciutto. Perfect for the sunny weather we had. Not to heavy and nice and crunchy. Tom had shrimp croquets and although also delicious, he did feel that the portion was quite big for a starter. But well, if that is the biggest problem it is not so bad I think! As a main course I had Dutch shrimps (which – in Belgium – are called Belgium shrimps ofcourse..) and Tom had a lovely piece of fish.

Main courses Agua del Mar, Ostend Belgium Insimoneskitchen.com

And because I had all those lovely and light dishes I thought I kind of earned a dessert; applepie with marzipan and vanilla icecream… Divine!

Dessert Agua del Mar, Ostend, Belgium | insimoneskitchen.com

All in all it was a very good lunch and I could have stayed for a few more hours. But sadly we had to finish our weekend and drive back home. No matter what, if you’re in Ostend and looking for a good place to have lunch and/or dinner than Agua del Mar is highly recommended.

Disclaimer: We were in Ostend by invitation of the tourism board Visit Ostend. All opinions expressed are as usual my own. 

Uitzicht Agua del Mar, Oostende | insimoneskitchen.com

Love the view!

Simone van den Berg

Food photographer and foodblogger from the Netherlands. Love to eat good food, sometimes eat really healthy for about a month (but working on making that longer...) Lives together with Tom and their three cats; Humphrey, Sookie and Buffy. Love to travel and also has a travel blog at http://papertravels.com

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3 Responses to “Agua del Mar – Ostend, Belgium”

  1. karin@yumandmore posted July 11, 2014 at 10:36 am

    Sounds like delicious food and a great place to visit!

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  2. Bianca posted July 11, 2014 at 12:58 pm

    Wij hadden niet het geluk dat we buiten konden eten maar verder echt genoten! Wat een heerlijke gerechtjes =)

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  3. John@Kitchen Riffs posted July 11, 2014 at 5:15 pm

    Always fun to dine by the sea, isn’t it? Sounds like a lovely view and tasty food — perfect combo! Thanks for this.

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