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De 7 Schaken

$$ - $$$, , European
Braderijstraat 24, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 232 52 44
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good54%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“stews” (16 reviews)
“pigs cheeks” (4 reviews)
“beef steak” (3 reviews)
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Belgian, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Braderijstraat 24, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were introduced to this restaurant a few years ago and were glad to have paid a second visit. It is typical Belgian. The atmosphere and surroundings are typical. If you like Belgian food this is one place to visit. The food was excellent and...More

Thank jdbl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a find. Fabulous traditional food served with awesome beer. The staff are excellent and as we were a party of 13 they offered a limited choice and what a choice it was. I can wait to return

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Found this little place just off the market square. Really friendly staff, great beer selection and about to sample the food. This is our third visit in 2 days, needless to say we love it! Well worth a visit.

Thank Fiona G
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The restaurant is just off the Grote Market and alongside the Town Hall. It is a friendly unpretentious place which has a welcoming style. There is a lower mainly bar area and then a slightly raised area where we ate. The menu is comprehensive and...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Old fashioned place on the "grote markt" in the real city center. A typical flemish menu with seasonal products. Sometimes very busy. The plates are well groomed, always fresh. Nice and friendly staff.

Thank Danielle S
SCHAKEN, Manager at De 7 Schaken, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Hi Danielle, Thank you so much for your feedback about our restaurant . We are so happy to hear you liked it. Hopefully we can see you again soon ! Kind regards, Daniella and the 7 team

Reviewed 1 July 2017

We were on a cruise ship which docked in Antwerp for the day and wanted a restaurant which represented the region. (Antwerp is in the Flemish section of Belgium.) Asked a local where she usually ate and she said this was her favorite. What a...More

Thank goosetwo
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Located close to downtown, you chose from many different local draft or bottled 🍺. You dine meat or pasta. I went for asparagus and beef as main course. The service was friendly and prompt

Thank Sokolik73
Reviewed 24 May 2017

First evening in Antwerp, having checked into the hotel I went wandering around Grote Markt, looking for a quieter restaurant in order to enjoy dinner. An I came across De 7 Schacken. The restaurant is at the back past the bar, and seemed to be...More

Thank jmbucknall
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The menu offers some typical belgian dishes accompanied with good choices of beer. The price quality combination is quit reasonable and staff is helpfull and friendly. A very good choice for those looking for traditional Belgian food.

Thank Maxim K
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Thanks for delicious foods and perfect service. Everybody was warm and did well their job. Will try to come soon again

Thank Ender D
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Nearby Attractions
Grote Markt van Antwerpen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Braderijstraat 24, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 232 52 44
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