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Den Beer

$$ - $$$
Belgian, Seafood, European, Central European, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly
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Grote Markt 32-33, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
+32 15 20 97 06
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09:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My first restaurant in Mechelen and it set the bar for other restaurants. the food was tasty and the service and atmosphere were excellent.

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Thank Alon S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Belgium for a 6 weeks period together with a business colleague and stayed in a hotel in Mechelen. We tried Den Beer on one of the first nights and ended up coming back regularly a couple of nights each week. Great food, service and atmosphere combined with reasonable prices made the choice easy. Going to Mechelen, I recommend... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place as we were told they prepared good food, unfortunately it was a very disappointing experience. Being a group of 5 we ordered 2 x Chateau Briand, prepared to be served as rare. 1 was served rare to medium, but sort of average ok. 1 was served as medium to well done. I asked for the waiter and... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We have spent a good time in this restaurant for a quick business dinner. Service was fast and friendly, maybe they can try to communicate little bit more to sell more. Food was very good, served in nice way. I’m sure that I will come back when I will be again in Mechelen. Dinner for 3 people; starters + main... More 

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Black Forest, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Our visit to Den Beer started well enough. The hostess found us a small table for 2, and though it was recently used, she came right away to clean it. The waiter came promptly and took our drinks order. We spent a while on the menu as many things were unfamiliar to us, but the waiter did not come by... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We didn't book but the four of us managed to get a table Thursday evening. Ten minutes after it was packed. Waiter explained our menu and was very helpful. I recommend sharing the Chateau Briand. It was cooked to perfection and reasonably priced. Good selection of wines available. Busy local restaurant with good selection of food.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went there just after 6 and for a "brasserie" it didn't served drinks only. They didn't told us when they gave us seats, only when we ordered only drinks. If we wanted to stay we should have ordered a meal. If you handel such a rule hang it in front of the door or make people aware of it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Fine dining, lovely atmosphere, good service on the mark a nice evening with delicious food. We were spoilt

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This is the 4th time I've visited Den Beer and each time, like the last, the food was excellent and the service impeccable. They are always responsive, knowledgeable about the menu, and I love the attention to detail. From the warm bread rolls ( it always amazes me how a simple detail like warm bread rolls which creates the right... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Found this place by luck. Was very difficult to see from outside the popularity of the place. Once inside it was almost packed with customers. The food was excellent, well prepared to our individually choices, and served nicely and decorative. One star is lost du to the price of a bottle of water, which was charged at a price over... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, Seafood, European, Central European, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?