Category Archives: Belgium

Brussel / Bruxelles – Punjab Tandoori Cuisine – Ticking all the Boxes

It is twenty years since Hector first set foot in Belgium, a statement which may well be repeated over the next couple of days, we shall see. Despite having visited Brussel in each of the last three years, I have … Continue reading

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Brussel / Bruxelles – Bombay Inn – Better than Expected

Hector Bounces Back Day -1 The Criteria to select the Curry-Heute were simple. The Restaurant had to be in the vicinity of the Grand Place/St. Catherine, had to be seen to have scored well on Other Media Sites, and most … Continue reading

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Salt’n Pepper in Gent, a less than bog standard Curry

This was Neil’s discovery in his wanderings around the area of Gent Sint Pieters, the main railway station. This in itself was a good omen. On our return from the day trip to Antwerp which will have full coverage on … Continue reading

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A Brugge, Curry, at last!

Today was the first day in Hector’s Hollandisch Hootenanny, a Brugge too far, when everything had actually gone like clockwork. ‘T Brugs Beertje was open, Daisy was back from vacation, the Chaps were in appreciative mode when Hector left them … Continue reading

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Gent – The Himalaya, the worst Curry since Bamberg

This restaurant is popular with the locals, they may never actually have eaten a genuine Curry. The Himalaya was one of the two Gent Curry Houses which Google Maps revealed, the Raj being the other. Both are located along the … Continue reading

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Namur’s Bombay, an improvement, just…

The Bombay Indien Restaurant (Rue Rogier, Namur, Belgium) was the first Curry House The Friends of Hector located just around the corner from the Ibis Hotel (Rue de Lanciers). The prices advertised outside necessitated an audible groan from Hector, €17 … Continue reading

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Namur, Belgium, a Curry at The Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal (Rue Godefroid 31, 5000, Namur, Belgium) was the second Curry House Hector encountered in his first hour in Namur. The prices here looked more reasonable. No doubt, by the end of the week, both shall be reported. … Continue reading

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Garden of India (Antwerp) : The first Belgian Curry

The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry may have saved the port of Antwerp back in ’44, it was the Garden of India (Oude Koornmarkt 60, 2000, Antwerpen) that rescued this Scot from death by blandness today. Google Maps does not reveal … Continue reading

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Lights out, Lights out in Brugge : Indian Klassieke Curry’s – A Brugge too far…

If it’s Tuesday, it must be Belgium The account of Hector’s first Curry in Belgium was meant to appear here: Indian Klassiekeke Curry’s (Philipstockstraat 6, 8000 Brugge). Research has suggested that this was the place to visit.  Marg thought it … Continue reading

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