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Mommy's Bastards

Looking for a unique location to dine on the coast? Mommy's Bastards is sure to surprise you. Take a seat at this hip shop and order some of the original dishes to share. Sharing is caring, right?


This is definitely not a classic restaurant on the coast, but it does use fresh, local products. The dishes are modern and international, yet simultaneously respect the delicious ingredients you can only find here. From prawn croquettes and poké bowls with tuna and ponzu to bao buns and a fish-of-the-day burger. There's something for everyone here.

Beverage menu

The beverage menu contains fun wines with unusual names like "hipster", "hacker", and "The Police". It's heavy on classic, old world wines from Spain and Italy, but you'll also find a few from New Zealand and the USA. We would never forget beer—here you'll be drinking the popular new Kerel beer. There is also a limited, but great cocktail menu. Those who prefer not to drink alcohol can sip on some homemade iced tea or an organic Fritz lemonade.


The interior has an industrial feel without taking away from the warmth of the space. On the lower level, there is a fantastic bar with cool stools and an original Berkel slicer for cutting fresh charcuterie. There are also lovely wooden tables, leather chairs, and words with chic lighting scattered across the walls. It's a hint of the city that never sleeps in the city by the beach.

The plates

We offer several delicious dishes meant for sharing: a steamed bao bun with slow-cooked pulled pork, housemade prawn croquette, razor clams in a spiced curry sauce, and fish & chips with a herbed crust and a spicy sauce. These are delicious, wholesome dishes that are great on their own. The portions are generous without breaking the bank. You definitely won't leave here hungry.



Business hours?
Tuesday to Sunday, 11.00 to 23.00. No reservations.

There is paid parking at the Visserskaai. The restaurant is a five-minute walk from there.

Public transportation?
Take the tram to Ostend Centre.

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