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D' Afspraak

$$ - $$$
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
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Keizerstraat 23, Mechelen, Belgium
+32 15 33 17 34
15:00 - 23:00
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Sun 15:00 - 23:00
Wed - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Showing 14: English reviews
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289 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is a cosy, simple restaurant with a classic Belgian menu. I had the Tomato & Shrimp dish which was fine. Nothing out of the ordinary. The tomato was not peeled which I believe should be done at a restaurant to be honest. The lady that took our order was clearly in a very bad mood and thus not friendly.... More 

Thank Gwen_BE
Schiedam, The Netherlands
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242 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We found this place, tucked away outside the city center, because of the Lonely Planet guide of Belgium. It has a nice atmosphere. The beer menu alone is impressing, both draft and bottled beers. My friend ordered the 'steppegras' which is a basically a (good) steak buried under a pile of very thin, crispy fries. It's an impressive sight and... More 

Thank Brigitte_1977
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555 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Sunday visit here,but not much on the menu the first 3 meals we picked were not available so as the menu is small anyway ,that did not leave much to choose from,we ended up with spaghetti bolognese and chicken which were both ok,as this place is shut on monday and tuesday a choice of around 30 beers and not 100... More 

Thank johnbrum
Brussels, Belgium
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152 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

This small restaurant seems it's a good choice for traditional Belgian food. We ordered croquettes and carbonade and it was very good. I recommend you to drink a Golden Carolus, the special local beer, very strong and tasty. The staff was nice and the spoke English so it was very helpul explaining the Menu and the service was fast but... More 

Thank Yen M
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52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2015

The taxi driver bringing us to our hotel recommended this restaurant and we decided to go straight away. It had just opened and they were having power trouble but I'm glad we stayed. With 2 fantastic Belgium beers to go with the Prawn D'Afspraak & rice, I was 100% impressed and satisfied with the meal. Perfectly cooked and fantastic flavour... More 

Thank Martin C
Mechelen, Belgium
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Best goat cheese and bacon salad in Mechelen. Also the only restaurant in town that serves authentic 'steppegras' which is a steak covered in super tin fries.

Thank Prahier
Odense, Denmark
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

Arrived late on a Sunday evening. Very friendly staff, had an exceptionally good stoofvlees with good, Flemish frites. Wide selection of local beers. Agreeable pricing, even on a student budget.

2 Thank FrederikT
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

This local brasserie pub in Mechelen is an excellent place to enjoy the local Belgium beers and dishes. The price/quality is in balance and the suggestions are renewed weekly depending on the seasonal vegetables and meats. Worth a visit.

Thank adnila
Mechelen, Belgium
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2014 via mobile

It is nice to have a place where you can go and enjoy a good meal without any fuss. Also taste the food and wine suggestions as they can be surprisingly good. The food is above average and of good value for money. Drink one of the many beers in their selection and if you dare, ask them to suggest... More 

Thank nauwemi
Berchem, Antwerpen, Belgium
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2012

One of the few places you can eat steppegras (steak covered with thin fries). Plate was huge, but very yummy. Service wasn't super friendly but reasonable. Restaurant is fully booked moest of the time. Reservations can be made using the website.

Thank DennisServaas

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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
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 34
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Keizerstraat 23, Mechelen, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Mechelen
  • Phone Number: +32 15 33 17 34

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