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De Reddende Engel

#59 of 1,181 Restaurants in Antwerp
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French, Belgian, European
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Torfbrug 3, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 233 66 30
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon 12:00 - 14:00
Thu - Mon 18:00 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first trip to Antwerp and we wanted someplace "local" and delicious for dinner. This came highly recommended from a long time resident. One of his favorite restaurants. The menu is simple, it is not loaded with pages of options. Less than a dozen entree choices. We opted for the fixed price menu which consisted of 3 courses. The two... More 

Thank BDintheCO
Antwerp, Belgium
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This is still one of my favourite places to eat in Antwerp. I am lucky to live here and have been to most of the best but I always return here when I want simple perfect French cooking at affordable prices.

Thank RichardMacey55
Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Fortunately having spent nine years living in Paris the menu was not a problem for us. I did ask if one was available but was informed that they had not had time to make a translation very tersely. It reminded me a little of Lipp in Paris for the decor but not the service. It never fails to amaze me... More 

Thank David A
Antwerp, Belgium
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135 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Between the Cathedral and the Grote Markt -- it would be difficult to find a place that is more centrally located in the tourist area. Amazingly, the majority of the customers are people from Antwerp. I do not know if this makes us the exception, but we do tend to like the atmosphere of what we call a "brown café".... More 

Thank Adolf P
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1 review
Reviewed 2 November 2016

such an amazing place! We spontaneously decided to visit "De Reddende Engel" due to its recommendation in the Michelin guide. The friendliness of the staff, the classic flamish design and the extraordinarily well prepared Belgian and French dishes blew us away! We ate a menue which was extremely well priced for what it was. Starting of with delicious Amuse Bouche,... More 

Thank Lars W
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

After a long walk round town to find a place for a group of 6 to eat. We stumbled upon this delightful French restaurant. Set menu was gorgeous great value and superbly prepared. Would recommend this to anyone visiting this area.

Thank sian g
Brussels, Belgium
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

De Reddende Engel has been run for ages by the same small group of people, gentlemen in the kitchen and the ladies and one men in the dining room. You will find here traditional French gourmet dining, no trendy fusion or nouvelle cuisine, but always prepared to perfection with excellent quality products. The two menus are excellent value, allowing you... More 

Thank Michel B
New York City, New York
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61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located right next to the cathedral and offers typical southern French food. Our food was very nice. They even had a vegetarian dish, and it was excellent (rare in a French restaurant). We had one main dish and a drink, and the cost came out at 50 euro for two.

Thank Vlaamse_Reiziger
1 review
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent lunch for our group of 22. The food was delicious and well presented in a friendly and cosy atmosphere. We will definitely be making a return visit.

Thank Susan V
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We visited the restaurant on a Friday evening with some trepidation as we were the only customers. It was our last night in Antwerp and we were hungry so we persevered. To our delight the food was superb. We had the Menu du jour despite my hesitation over White Asparagus soup, as I didn't like asparagus or soup. The soup... More 

Thank Claire B

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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
USD 47 - USD 156
French, Belgian, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Torfbrug 3, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 233 66 30

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