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Ili Pili

Tichelrij 1a, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
+32 15 33 01 08
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (2 reviews)
“tapas dishes” (2 reviews)
“fabulous food” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Tichelrij 1a, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've had a lovely family dinner (without kids) in this restaurant. It's a little expensive, but everything we had tasted good. We shared several dishes with our group. The drinks were fine as well. The location is small and cosy.

Thank flordesnor
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We waited 1h13minutes for average food eaten in 5 minutes as we were so starving. People arriving after us being served before. Service is desperately slow!!! Seriously! Improve the service waiting time to let people appreciate their meal...

Thank Kar3n66
Claudine D, Eigenaar at Ili Pili, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Seriously! You came in in a bad mood, nothing could change that. I hope you get as much apreciation for what you do as you give to others! Good luck.

Reviewed 19 June 2018

We visited this place with 5 friends. We took 12 portions of tapas. They were all very delicious and fine flavoured. most are seafood, but also vergetarian and some chicken. The owner was very friendly and told passionately about the food and drinks. Place to...More

Thank stevenenhilde
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Visited in March and awarded 4*. Now I’m not sure why as I’ve been twice again recently. Both excellent. Friendly personal service from the owner, stories to accompany the food. Many tapas dishes, all special and well worth exploring. Go on, walk a tiny bit...More

Thank DJBadger
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is a small restaurant, and quiet on a Wednesday night, but nice personal service from the owners. Variety of tapas dishes, recommended at 3 per head. Pricey compared with other tapas in town, but definitely better quality too. We weren't impressed with the prawn...More

Thank DJBadger
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Had a wonderfull cozy evening. Great gin tonic, great personal service and great food! I recommend this for all couples.

Thank Max V
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

When I read the name Ili Pily the sun started shining and I was immediately triggered...the reviews were very good. I made reservations through email and got a response shortly after...all good. On arrival at Ily Pily last saturday I could feel this was a...More

Thank Biebieee
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This little hide away restaurant is a true feast for your taste buds! Surprising combinations and subtle tastes! Wow, I start drewling already just thinking about it! Make sure to make a reservation!

Thank MiriamElst
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

A cozy and intimate space where you are spoiled by your hosts, both through the personal yet professional service and the creatively presented, wonderfully tasty, fresh delights from the kitchen. We'll be back again soon!

Thank William L
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Very cosy restaurant, run by a very nice couple. The seafood is fantastic. Might be the best restaurant in Mechelen. I will definitely visit this restaurant again

Thank blueeyemuc
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tichelrij 1a, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Mechelen
  • Phone Number: +32 15 33 01 08
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