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Cafe Belge

Grote Markt 9, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
+32 15 67 00 79
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“bread” (3 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Grote Markt 9, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We chose this restaurant to meet up with my (Belgian) and my partner's (English) families so we can gather and celebrate a unique opportunity of getting together for our son's baptism next day. We were told to choose from 4 different dishes which was initially...More

Thank Greet J
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Usually stay away from restaurants on the town main squares as many are tourist rip offs, however following a recommendation I visited Cafe Belge in the town square. Steak dinner was excellent, beautifully cooked rare as I like it. Service was excellent and friendly. I...More

1  Thank heresthehole
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Highly recommended brasserie style restaurant in marvelously restored/refurbished old classic house on the Grote Markt in Mechelen. Friendly service, short waiting time and realy fine food. very good value for money.

Thank Raph J
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We had dinner in this lovely cafe in the old part of the city. Two of us ordered ceasarean salad and the third had asparaguse soup. We agreed that the dishes were great. At first we got very nice corn bread and after asking we...More

Thank Inbal T
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

In the middle of the old markt in Leuven, this is a great place to grab a beer and relax. You can sit inside the cozy bar area or hang out at one of the many out door tables. The people watching is great and...More

Thank Riley J
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A friend told us that this was a place to go for "stoofvlees" (beef stew with Grimbergen beer). We were 9 people and 3 of us had the stew. The meat was not very tender, the fries were rubbery. Although the place was not at...More

Thank wil298
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Had the sea bass with spinach. The spinach was not very well washed and you could feel that. It is a pitty because the fish was fresh and tasty. And the service very good. The place is also very nice. There is room to improvement!

Thank MiltonLisboaPortugal
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

not with pretention but this restaurant is serving good quality price , belgian kitchen, christian the owner is very experienced and works with gine components and good staff

Thank Damien C
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Ok, eat here a couple of weeks back. Mixed cold meat starter good. Ribs hopeless as you could not get them off bone. Mussels good. Sweets excellent. Wine ok - all expensive. Sat outside - nice. Ok but uninspiring. Service average.

Thank AndyandyF
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Eaten here a couple of times and the service is pretty good, Food fresh and good quality, we had jambon cheese and fish nuggets as starters which were fantastic also the musceles were high quality and the soup - white vine- great. Fries are good...More

Thank fidolich
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Markt 9, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Mechelen
  • Phone Number: +32 15 67 00 79
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