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La Boya

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Moroccan
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Gebroeders Verhaegenstraat 16, Mechelen, Belgium
0485.40.92.66
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A regular stop

I travel to Mechelen often for business and there are a few restaurants that I make sure I go to when I'm in town. La Boya is one of them. Serving Moroccan food (couscous and tagines) and tapas, the food is always delicious. The service is good with most waiters speaking English and an English... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 18, 2014
JennZ74
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Macomb
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Macomb
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I travel to Mechelen often for business and there are a few restaurants that I make sure I go to when I'm in town. La Boya is one of them. Serving Moroccan food (couscous and tagines) and tapas, the food is always delicious. The service is good with most waiters speaking English and an English menu available. I'll definitely go... More 

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Mechelen, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Always the charming and not-too-expensive place with very nice food from the mediterranian region, especially the north of Africa. The have great tajines and couscouses, but I can also recommend some nice tapas dishes to share between friends. Very friendly service!

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Brussels, Belgium
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Moroccan food rest but too european, missed the atmosphere and the typical flair; Good for a quick meal ...

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Superb location almost at the foot of a very tall white-limestone church tower. Very friendly and helpful staff. The best meal that we have had in Belgium, by far. Prices reasonable and they were very tolerant of our tired and somewhat cranky twin 3 1/2 year olds. Well worth a visit . We will be back if we are in... More 

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Hasselt
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Nice place for a good meal. The food is Moroccan and honest. Very friendly waitresses that are most helpful. My only problem was the quantity: it was far too much and knowing that we waste so much food, perhaps they should do something about it. But as the waitress told me: Better too much than too little. Thank you for... More 

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Mechelen, Belgium
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We dont' go there very often, but each time we do we agree upont the fact that this is an excellent place to enjoy something else than our traditional cuisine. The starters just prepare you for one of the tasty tajines. Good quality for a good price.

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Been here quite a few times whilst on business in town. They have a nice comprehensive menu and the service is always very good. The portions are quite big.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

An excellent idea: the menu offers traditional and deliciously cooked specialities from Morocco (couscous, tagine, tapas) and a fine selection of wines and the best Belgian beers, in a cosy, warm and informal atmosphere. Sincerely recommended.

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Antwerp, Belgium
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

nice down-to-earth restaurant in nice area of Mechelen. They offer excellent tapa's and tajines - one should definitively try the one tajine scampi/seafood, really excellent! Nice winecard with reasonable prices as well.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Good and not too expensive restaurants are hard to come by in Mechelen. In La Boya you can eat really good Tagines and good antipastis, it has a very nice terrace and it's very nicely decorated. The service could be improved (often you have to wait a long time to get your food) and once they had my reservation wrong... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gebroeders Verhaegenstraat 16, Mechelen, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Mechelen
  • Phone Number: 0485.40.92.66

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 - 34
  • Cuisine: Moroccan
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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