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De 7 Schaken

#30 of 1,182 Restaurants in Antwerp
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Belgian, Bar, European
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Braderijstraat 24, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 232 52 44
11:00 - 22:30
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Antwerp, Belgium
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I'm craving for some good stoofvlees De 7 Schaken is one of my favorite places in Antwerp. De 7 Schaken is a very cosy place situated right next to Antwerp's City Hall. This night I went obviously for stoofvlees (meat stew cooked in beer with mustard ... THE number one dish in Belgium for a reason) and my wife... More 

Thank IvanG2018
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for lunch. They have dailies as well as other dishes. What is really great about the place is the ambiance. A place to visit, even if just for a beer. The staff is also nice and fits the place...

Thank Rudy M
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going to the De 7 Schaken for many years and it has never disappointed. Always quality meats and fish...had one slight draw back recently...the french fries were not home-made...this was rectified. Advice is to book ahead of time, as the place tends to get pretty busy with large groups...if it's romantic surrounding you are looking for, then... More 

Thank Angry_of_Antwerp
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Taking into account the area is one of the most beautiful and interesting area of Antwerpen for a nice walk, it is the perfect place for incredible local traditional food. Rabbit, beef, croquettes and incredible Belgium fries. Selection of nice local and national beers and a very nice ambiance any time during the day. It is a must go.

1 Thank elrubenenutrecht
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We were with a group of friends and had an enjoyable dinner on a Friday evening. Reservation was necessary as the place was packed and we were 5 people. There is a separate room for the bar/drinks only and another room for the restaurant. I had the entrecote with pepper sauce which tasted good but was a bit pricey (26... More 

1 Thank DespinaThomas
Speyer, Germany
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144 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Nice restaurant and bar next to the town hall of Antwerp. Good variante of typical local food and beers. Bit noisy, but still OK. Will come back...

Thank Frank B
Zaandam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Nice cosy atmosphere, people walked in and out having pleasure, easy to get some contact, friendly service.

Thank jpeters626
1 review
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We had a couple of drinks after diner here. Cosy place and had a relaxed evening. At the end however, the bartender ostentatiously refused the (little) tip we gave him which was a couple of euros on a bill of 100 euro. We had no incidents during the night and it ended with the tip being thrown at my face,... More 

Thank Thomas S
Brussels, Belgium
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66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere and good traditional dishes (my sanglier stew was tasty and tender). Was busy though and in spite of swift attendance the food was slow to come. But it was in the holiday period and the place was very busy!

Thank Eric B
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

A very nice Brasserie, we went there without reservation, but in less than 20minutes (just the time to drink a beer) we were given a table. Average prices (55/60€ for 2 beef fillet with mushroom sauce, with salad and of course french fries + 2 Duvel), big portions and kind waiters. I will definitely come back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Belgian, Bar, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?