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Groenplaats 43, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (4 reviews)
“hummus” (3 reviews)
“waffles” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Lebanese, Seafood, International, Deli, Moroccan, Sushi, Asian, Wine Bar, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Groenplaats 43, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

There was a great atmosphere in the square with all the pop up food stalls & dancers swinging to the music. We had wraps filled with a mix of sweet potato, rice & hummus. We sat on the tables down the middle of the square,...More

Thank kathylivy
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Great place to spend an evening, it has a collection of various pop-up restaurants and bar, all of a more than acceptable standard. See when they have music on in the evenings, it creates a great atmosphere

Thank LWaves
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

In this old postal office there are tables in the middle where you can eat the food you have ordered in one of the many pop-up food stands. There is a real world cuisine, sometimes the price is higher than normal for the same dish...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

On the first sunny day of the year we went out to Mercado for a bit to eat and some live music around 21.00. Expectations were: no seats, and very busy and loud music. None of the above got ticked. It was pretty quiet and...More

Thank Ramon v
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We came in 3 times over our weekend. Friday afternoon,Friday evening and Saturday evening. We only had drinks no food on two visits but the beer list was good and reasonably priced and had a pulled pork burger on the Saturday night which was delicious....More

Thank mrscoops080612
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

I was taken to Mercado by some good friends for drinks. So from the outset bear in mind I cannot comment on the food (although it looked and smelled top notch) This place is an impressive concept and implemented brilliantly. You enter the huge dining...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner went here for a lunch and the atmosphere is good but a tourist trap. its overpriced food and its not satisfying the sum sum dimsum is good and worth a try but never the malay cuisine stall because the chicken satay...More

1  Thank Iamyourprinces
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Mercado is a food market in the former Post Office and it is a relaxed and friendly place to go for food and a drink. It is a huge space with a central bar serving a big range of beers both draught and bottled. Around...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

3 of us went to the Mercado for a relaxed family chat while having a bite n some drinks Well, the mercado offers a relaxed atmosphere, plenty of variety (various food and drink stands) there are low or high tables, you sit (or stand) where...More

Thank 531marcd
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Very nice place,where you can taste a variety of food 😀 banana doughnout was extremely delicious 😍

Thank Orshee
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11 June 2018|
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Response from leonardm65 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as i was there some months ago I suggest you check with the Antwerp Tourism office tel: 003232320103 first thing on Tuesday am
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$28
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groenplaats 43, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
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In the heart of Antwerp, where the old city centre, the fashion district en the shopping streets meet... Mercado opens its doors and invites you to visit the first food hall in Belgium, with space for culture and events. In the former post office at the Groenplaats in Antwerp, you will find a mekka for bon vivants. This unique place with its amazing history will become a foodie heaven, where you can have the world on a plate, discover new flavours, cutting edge products and new combinations. Fresh, authentic and above all tasty. Anything goes and everyone’s welcome. Here you will find homemade dishes, exotic ingredients and the latest trends from new and established culinary talent. Stick around and enjoy live bands and DJ’s that fill the hall with music and complete your experience. Our goal is to inspire and enlighten you with this new culinary hotspot, a true boqueria Amberes, a paradise for your senses in the city centre.
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