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La Boya

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Gebroeders Verhaegenstraat 16, Mechelen, Belgium
+32 485 40 92 66
17:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and design! Perfect place for a nice, chilled out evening! Definitely one of the restaurants to visit in Mechelen.

Thank Friderikav
Willebroek, Belgium
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

After having made a reserved for 6 people a while in advance, we arrived at the restaurant. We just got an "sorry we overbooked and don't have room for you" like it was a normal thing we had to look for another place to eat. Never going there again

Thank Butcherke
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Simply the worst restaurant and dining experience I have ever had in my life! Booked a table for 12 people, and when we arrived we were told we had to eat their set menu rather than the usual menu due to the number of people, so the restaurant decided what we were going to eat that night! Then only 9... More 

Thank Charles J
Mechelen, Belgium
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The decor of the restaurant is very beautiful, as is the location next to a beautiful church. Cosy terrace as well. I can recommend you the tajines, which are very tasty and well seasoned. Waitress could be more friendly though.

Thank liepolver
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Great atmosfere, great food and nice and cosy interior. No fuss, just straight good food and value for your money! Qiuck and friendly service too! Enormous choise as well in tapas and tajins, even vegetarian food. Greaét place to have diner with friends or loved ones. Rated in the top 10 of Mechelen and they deserve it!

Thank Diederik V
Alliance, Ohio
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Real good Moroccan food here. Try the mint tea, I love it. We always come here at least once when we are in Mechelen

Thank 788jackw
Vilvoorde, Belgium
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113 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Hygiene people! if you toilet is broken do something about it right away! don't tell your customers i know... and just look at it. food was ok but very pricy.

Thank MF543
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

After walking around Mechelen's city centre for some hours I was ready for some good food. Right at that moment I saw this restaurant, just opposite a big cathedral. Turned out to be a Moroccan restaurant, so decided to go for the tajine kefta with egg and veggies. It didn't take long for the food to arrive. I'll keep it... More 

Thank BackPackMaluku
Seminyak, Indonesia
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

this is a lovely place, they have a nice wine selection and the staff is super friendly and provides great service. i think the food could be a little more spicey, and we suggested this to the staff. otherwise, lovely and i will sure go back.

Thank LidaPet
Mechelen, Belgium
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I've been there a few times with friends as well as date night with my fiancé, and have enjoyed it every time. The appetisers (mezze style) as well as the tagines! Fresh, loads of vegetables, slow cooked and thus very juicy,... We recommend the stuffed octopus tagine as well as the tagine with merguez (spicy sausage).

Thank Wies_VH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$34
Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gebroeders Verhaegenstraat 16, Mechelen, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Mechelen
  • Phone Number: +32 485 40 92 66

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?