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De Nieuwe Schapestal

Koning Albertstraat 3, Lier 2500, Belgium
+32 3 489 02 20
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“ice cream” (2 reviews)
“persian food” (3 reviews)
“mezes” (6 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian
$$ - $$$
Koning Albertstraat 3, Lier 2500, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good if you know what to choose.Some dishes are far better than others!!! Don't take something that doesn't sound Persian. After all it is a Persian restaurant and the chef is proud of her roots. If you go for the (vegetarian) mezze or the...More

Thank Bert B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have never had Iranian food before, great experience, what a taste! 😍❤️ If you ever come to this place, take the Waterzooi kabeljauw, that's Dutch for... something codfish 😂 Lovely!!! 😋

Thank Alexandre S
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I was there today with my wife thanks to the Bongo bon I received from my daughter. We had a very nice starter a mezze of 4 different plates. The main plate and dessert was real Persian food. Delightfull. Many thanks for this dinner!

Thank Frederic M
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Has to be described as Persian as the proprietor left Iran before the revolution! Had excellent meal, with very attentive service - however we were the only ones there, so would hope so! Shared the meat mixed Persian dishes between us, and thoroughly enjoyed the...More

Thank LaJarrie
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I had dinner here with my wife on a Saturday night. We are both vegetarians so decided to order the the vegetarian mezze. At 21 euro per person, this may sound a bit pricy, but it was well worth it. We got 12 bowls of...More

Thank richard v
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We went to this restaurant with a Bongo gift certificate 'Dining for 2', which means there was a main course for 2 included. I cannot give my opinion on anything of their regular menu as this was a fixed main course but I was really...More

Thank ingstje
Reviewed 31 December 2013

We went there with a group. We had a 2 course meal of a starter and a main dish. I was totally not impressed by the quality of the food. Housewine was OK, but I didn't see the price, so I don't know if relation...More

Thank edhimal
Reviewed 15 February 2013

We had made a reservation for Valentine's evening. This meant the restaurant was quite full (both downstairs and upstairs). The reception was very friendly and we were seated upstairs within 2 minutes. Despite the warm colours, atmosphere and a cozy looking fire in the fireplace,...More

1  Thank Peter N
Reviewed 17 December 2012

Wonderful persian mezze in a romantic setting near the market square. Definitely one of the best restaurants in this beautiful city. My girlfriend and i have been here several times and have never been disappointed. A must!

1  Thank Bert B
Reviewed 24 October 2011

We were overwhelmed by the intimate, romantic special surroundings. We had eaten a large meat dish at midday so chose for the Vegetarian Mezzo and we were blown away by the different tastes and aromas, heavenly food, great wine, fantastic Sabayon, warm and friendly service,...More

1  Thank BelgiumTravelBug
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  • Address: Koning Albertstraat 3, Lier 2500, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Lier
  • Phone Number: +32 3 489 02 20
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