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Visiting Dinner On The Lake feels like vacation in your home country, where enjoying life at its fullest is the most important thing.
But the unique setting in the middle of the water might raise some questions:
What do I wear? What can I expect? Can I bring my dog?
In order to answer your questions, we have prepared a list with FAQ.

Most of your questions will be answered when reading this list. If you have a less frequently asked question, feel free to contact us. We will be happy to help you!

What is the 3% administration fee for?

When paying for your reservation, an administration fee of 3% is charged, which is necessary to cover the transaction costs of a secure online payment.

Why do we have to pay in advance?

Dinner On The Lake is a pop-up concept with limited places. Given that the number of places is limited and that we have a high demand, we cannot recover the potential no-show from clients.

Can I make a reservation for someone else?

You cannot make a reservation for someone else, but you could always buy an eGift Card with an amount of your choice. The person concerned can then exchange this voucher and choose a date of their choice in the reservation system.

Can I cancel?

The customer cannot cancel a reservation or reduce the number of participants or reserved seats.

However, you can change or rebook your reservation free of charge up to 14 days before the reservation date. After this the reservation is final and cannot be changed free of charge.

The reservation is not personal, you can give the reservation to someone else. You can do this yourself by forwarding your confirmation e-mail and giving us the name of the new guests.

What is included in the all-in price?

DINNER

An evening at Dinner On The Lake costs €159 per person.

This includes access to the raft:
an aperitif and appetizers
a five-course dinner with water, wine, coffee and tea + dessert. We provide homemade juices and other beverages for our clients who don’t drink alcohol. Digestives or alcoholic beverages after dessert are not included in this price, and will have to be paid for when the evening is over.

Where can I find the available data?

The calendar in the reservation module indicates the availability, and if a spot opens up it will immediately be available. If some guests cancel their reservation, spots might open up last minute.

How can I make a reservation online?

You can make a reservation via our reservation module.
You make a reservation and pay the advance, and shortly after that you will receive a reservation confirmation. All reservations are nominative. Only payments by card will be accepted.

Can I rent Dinner On The Lake for a private event?

Yes, this is perfectly possible, during both winter and summer. For more information, we suggest you take a look at our web page Event On Demand.

Parking

All locations will provide sufficient parking space, which will be clearly indicated when entering the site.

What if the weather is bad?

Most weather conditions such as rain, cold and wind are no problem. However, if the predicted weather could cause dangerous situations, we won’t take any risks and we will not open the restaurant. In this case, we will contact you ourselves and we will look for a suitable solution. Know that Dinner On The Lake is an outside event, so take the weather conditions into account when choosing your outfit.

How long will dinner take?

Dinner

Dinner starts at 7 p.m. and ends between 11 p.m. and 12 a.m.

Lunch (only on Saturday and Sunday)

Lunch starts at 12 p.m. and ends between 14 and 15 p.m.

What if I arrive too late?

The event starts at the hour mentioned on your ticket. If you arrive too late, we cannot guarantee that you can still enjoy a full menu, but you can enjoy the rest of the meals we serve.

Is there a children's menu?

No, we do not provide a children’s menu. The restaurant and the menu are not suitable for young children. Teenagers and big eaters are of course more than welcome.

Will there be vegetarian and vegan alternatives?

Our menu consists of 3 options: meat, fish or a vegetarian alternative.
Unfortunately, our menu does not allow us to offer a vegan alternative.

Be sure to let us know in advance which menu you choose.
(If you mention you don’t eat meat, we assume that you do eat fish and poultry)
(If you mention you don’t eat fish, we assume that you do eat shellfish)

Is the menu suitable for pregnant women?

The Dinner On The Lake menu changes and will always be a surprise. That is why it is, just like with allergies and allergens, important to let us at least 48 hours in advance know if you are pregnant so that we can keep this in mind

What about allergies and allergens?

It is important that you let us know at least 48 hours in advance if you have any allergies or allergens. However, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to meet all requirements, but the customer’s wishes will of course be taken into account as far as possible with certain types of allergies or allergens.

Where can I find the menu?

The element of surprise is a big part of the Dinner On The Lake experience, that’s why we choose not to share our menu beforehand. We always work with fresh ingredients in order to meet all expectations. We also work with an all-inclusive formula that includes food and drinks.

Given that we work with an element of surprise, we emphasize that it is extremely important to let us know in advance if you have any allergies or allergens.

House rules

    • We get the temptation, but it is strictly prohibited to visit the raft or any other infrastructure of Dinner On The Lake on your own initiative.
    • Smoking is only permitted in the designated smoking areas.
    • We take care of nature, so don’t leave any garbage on our locations.
    • The neighborhood residents appreciate their privacy.
    • Swimming is strictly prohibited.
    • Although we are all dog lovers, furry friends are not welcome on board. Not on a leash nor in a pet carrier.
    • We like to throw a party at Dinner On The Lake, but amplified music is not permitted on our locations as we respect the safety measures and we don’t want to interrupt the night’s rest of our neighbourhood residents.

Is there a toilet on board?

There is no toilet available on the raft. The toilets are on land and not on board. They are accessible at all times via the water shuttle service or via the walkway.

Can I visit Dinner On The Lake in a wheelchair?

Dinner On The Lake is unfortunately not wheelchair-friendly. You can only access the boat by stairs. The environment itself is not even and we try to leave nature untouched. However, we are more than willing to help where possible, so please contact us via hello@dinneronthelake.com.

What do I wear?

Dinner On The Lake is an outdoor concept, so it might be windy or cold. Definitely keep this in mind if you have made a reservation in the evening. It is not because it is still warm at 7 p.m. that it won’t be cold at 10 p.m. So be prepared. We also wouldn’t recommend wearing high heels.

Do I have to bring sunscreen or insect repellent?

Sunscreen is recommended according to the safety norms. Insect repellent is not necessary but can always be brought just in case.

Can I smoke at Dinner On The Lake?

It is not allowed to smoke on the raft of Dinner On The Lake. However, on land there will be several smoking zones provided, so respect nature and only leave cigarette ends at the designated areas.

Can I bring my dog?

Dogs are not allowed at Dinner On The Lake, even if they are on a leash or in a pet carrier.

Can I go for a swim?

It is prohibited to swim at all times.

Can I get an invoice?

If you wish to receive an invoice, you can get one on the evening itself when paying the remaining amount. Attention! Payments can only be made by card.

Where do we offer our NFT collection?

The NFT collection will be available through Crypto.com

Crypto.com has been in the Crypto space since 2016 and has become one of the most popular platforms for Crypto exchange and payments. The NFT marketplace is the latest addition to their ecosystem.

How do I buy Dinner On The Lake NFTs?

Step 1: Create an account on Crypto.com

To access the NFT Marketplace, you must first create a Crypto.com NFT Marketplace account. This is not the same as the standard Crypto.com app or Exchange.

  1. Go to the website of Crypto.com

  2. Click on the "NFT" button at the top of the page.

  3. Click on "Sign Up" to create a Crypto.com NFT account.
    1. The sign-up process requires your full name, email address, username and password.

    2. After you enter the data, you must verify your email address and accept the terms and conditions. After that, your NFT account will be activated.

Step 2: Select payment method

The Crypto.com NFT marketplace offers 2 ways to pay. You can pay with bancontact, a credit card or through Crypto.com Pay. Paying with bancontact or a credit card is the easiest way for beginners or people who don't have cryptocurrencies yet.

If you want to buy NFTs with cryptocurrencies, Crypto.com Pay is the right choice. To use this, you need cryptocurrencies in your Crypto.com wallet or your personal cryptocurrency wallet.

If you have cryptocurrencies stored in a third-party personal cryptocurrency wallet, you should be able to link it to your Crypto.com account. Cryptocurrency wallets supported by Crypto.com are MetaMask and Trust Wallet.


Step 3: Purchase your NFT


To buy an NFT, go to the Crypto.com home page and click on the "NFT" button at the top of the screen. Here you click on the "Marketplace" button, again at the top of the screen. You will be redirected to all NFT listings.

To find the DOTL NFTs quickly, use the search bar and search for "Dinner On The Lake.

Once you find a DOTL NFT you want to buy, you can click on it. A new page will then load with all the information about the NFT. Here you will find the description including incentives, edition and sales history.

After you have verified all the information, click on the "Buy" button. You will then choose whether to purchase the NFT with bancontact, a credit card or with Crypto.com Pay.

Once the transaction is complete, the NFT will be deposited into your Crypto.com account. From there, if you wish, you can transfer your NFT to a personal cryptocurrency wallet.


Step 4: Whitelist your digital wallet address at Dinner On The Lake and join the Discord


In order to enjoy the associated incentives of your NFT, the address of the wallet in which the NFT is located must be known to us. To do so, please send an email to hello@dinneronthelake.com. Don't worry, with only the address of your digital wallet, we cannot access the wallet itself in any way.

If there are other coins in your wallet and you don't want to share this info, you can always create a new wallet through MetaMask and send your NFT there.


Useful links & videos

The links and videos below can be a helpful guide if you want to take your first steps within the Crypto world:

This was 2021 .

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