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Den Beer

$$ - $$$, , Seafood
Grote Markt 32-33, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
+32 15 20 97 06
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good47%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Belgian, Dutch, Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Grote Markt 32-33, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While a welcoming restaurant for single travellers and small groups of tourists, it is mainly frequented by locals. Excellent food, great atmosphere and very professional staff.

Thank carilloneur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our main courses took around an hour to appear despite there being only one other table of 3 in the restaurant. Strangely, the kitchen was closed after 8pm and multiple hungry parties were sent away after this time which also left the atmosphere inside far...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on a Monday night when many Mechelen restaurants are closed - Den Beer was full and doing good business. We were concerned seeing large groups waiting for their food, but our waiter assured us that we would not be delayed by large orders ahead...More

Thank Yowzerrr
Reviewed 9 December 2017

The Den Beer is overall a good restaurant. Good service, good food and quality products. The environment is always busy and a little noisy, but affordable. The price is in Mechelen on the higher level but the ratio between quality and price il well balanced....More

Thank Giuseppe P
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We were in Mechelen in August for Moonrock. We didn't expect to get a table in the square but there was one table free at Den Beer. so not only did we get good food but also we saw and heard Starsailor. We had steak...More

Thank graham l
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The place was full. But the waitress took reservation with the message to come back 15 to 20 minutes. On return, table set and waiting. Service with a smile and made feel welcome. Great menu. Soup with bone marrow. Years ago that I saw this...More

Thank Geert D
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant in the very downtown area- Grote Markt. Food is really good (had beef with goose liver), also the local beer was fantastic. I'm not the biggest beer fan, but this local one was really good. Dessert( lava cake) was just Ok- could be...More

Thank GeorgiP
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We went here Wednesday evening for a dinner. We ate delicious san Daniele ham like a starter and then I had speciality vol-au-vent and my men BBQ pork ribs. We were drinking light Italian wine Chianti Classico. Friendly stuff and it's really busy place! If...More

Thank barboracipkalova
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I’ve been here before and have had better experiences, but tonight was very disappointing. First, it took 15 minutes to have someone ask if I would like to order something. Then, I ordered a half bottle of wine which was on the menu but not...More

Thank Kristy B
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We had a business dinner here and I have to say it was perfect - casual atmosphere, kind and helpful waiters, also, serving speed was surprising, fluid and efficient. I had lamb chops with grilled vegetables and I couldn't resist a bowl of traditional Belgian...More

Thank ibenny87
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Dutch, Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Markt 32-33, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Mechelen
  • Phone Number: +32 15 20 97 06
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