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) #2 of 29 Dessert in Antwerp #20 of 1,275 Places to Eat in Antwerp $$ - $$$ French, , European
Graanmarkt 7 | Behind the Bourla Theatre, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 232 16 32
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good57%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb tongue” (2 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
French, Belgian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Graanmarkt 7 | Behind the Bourla Theatre, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Friendly reception by phone for the reservation and when we arrived. Sat on the terrace outside and enjoyed a great evening. Good quality food and wine. Took the cote a'los which was a tasty steak and cooked exaclty as we like it. Cosy atmosphere also...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A locale favorite. The good is great and the setting is very nice. If the sun is out make sure to eat on the terrace . It's on a square so quiet and very central to all sites and shopping

Thank 506baba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with family in this restaurant. You can sit out at terrace or inside. Portions turned out very big but prices also high. On the menu you can find interesting choices. Unfortunately my whole grilled trout wasn't done like I expected. This level restaurants...More

Thank Kirsi T
Anton V, Eigenaar at Bourla, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kirsi, You ordered the "whole grilled trout with bacon and herbs", where "whole" means you get the entire fish (and not "fillet"). It is a traditional dish (Truite à l'Ardennaise"). Our guests can always ask to have the skin and bones removed by the...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a nice summery evening seated inside, besides the open windows. Great location, topped up by a truly delicious dinner. The grilled watermelon with feta super exciting and our tuna fish simply super tasteful‼️Friendly and professional service as well; we will be back ❗️

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We found ourselves a table on the terrace outside, not always easy to get one , you might have to wait ... the food was good , well presented, fresh and full of taste ... this place is quit popular with locals, so make sure...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We were very fortunate i reckon to find a table outside on a nice warm Saturday evening. The interior also offers a nice atmosphere but it tends to be a bit busy inside. Our food came remarkably swift and all accompanied by pleasant service. The...More

Thank Antwerp_traveller69
Reviewed 24 May 2017

we did not find a table outside as we came with no reservation and we had to sit inside ,the noise level inside is quite unbearable with sounds of plates and cutlery all the time and noisy food trolleys hovering around .It took 45 minutes...More

Thank Wassim S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Quite good and not expensive. Service reasonably quick and kind. Not to many beers available but ok on the whole. I'll go back if in antwerp again soon.

Thank Claudio S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We had the steak tartare, quite dry and expensive. Not bad... The waiter was a bit weird but very friendly. By mistake we went their. We wanted to go to the theater but ended up here. Recommendation!

Thank gianny2017
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Excellent and creative food, beautiful interior, atmosphere is relaxed and fun. Service was very attentive. If you are in Antwerp, definitively a recommendation for a visit.

Thank Markus D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Graanmarkt 7 | Behind the Bourla Theatre, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 232 16 32
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A monument in every sense of the word. A loyal but varied clientele likes to come here for a coffee, snack, sumptuous dinner or quick lunch. Classic, well prepared home made dishes in a majestic setting and friendly/informal service
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