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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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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
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  • 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
Take the tapas

Best tapas in Mechelen. The menu is not that big so if you're with two persons (and up for a challenge) you can just take all the tapas that are on theres ;).

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Mechelen, Belgium
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59 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hasselt, Belgium
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

An nice Marroccan resto in Mechelen. The staff was okay, the ambiente was good, the food was fine... nothing special but nice to do for a evening out.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Best tapas in Mechelen. The menu is not that big so if you're with two persons (and up for a challenge) you can just take all the tapas that are on theres ;).

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Macomb
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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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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
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91 reviews 91 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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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?