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D' Afspraak

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Keizerstraat 23, Mechelen, Belgium
015.33.17.34
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious

The taxi driver bringing us to our hotel recommended this restaurant and we decided to go straight away. It had just opened and they were having power trouble but I'm glad we stayed. With 2 fantastic Belgium beers to go with the Prawn D'Afspraak & rice, I was 100% impressed and satisfied with the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Martin C
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English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The taxi driver bringing us to our hotel recommended this restaurant and we decided to go straight away. It had just opened and they were having power trouble but I'm glad we stayed. With 2 fantastic Belgium beers to go with the Prawn D'Afspraak & rice, I was 100% impressed and satisfied with the meal. Perfectly cooked and fantastic flavour... More 

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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 goat cheese and bacon salad in Mechelen. Also the only restaurant in town that serves authentic 'steppegras' which is a steak covered in super tin fries.

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Odense, Denmark
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Arrived late on a Sunday evening. Very friendly staff, had an exceptionally good stoofvlees with good, Flemish frites. Wide selection of local beers. Agreeable pricing, even on a student budget.

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belgium
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This local brasserie pub in Mechelen is an excellent place to enjoy the local Belgium beers and dishes. The price/quality is in balance and the suggestions are renewed weekly depending on the seasonal vegetables and meats. Worth a visit.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

It is nice to have a place where you can go and enjoy a good meal without any fuss. Also taste the food and wine suggestions as they can be surprisingly good. The food is above average and of good value for money. Drink one of the many beers in their selection and if you dare, ask them to suggest... More 

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Berchem, Antwerpen, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

One of the few places you can eat steppegras (steak covered with thin fries). Plate was huge, but very yummy. Service wasn't super friendly but reasonable. Restaurant is fully booked moest of the time. Reservations can be made using the website.

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Belgium
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

Great selection of beers, relaxed atmosphere, very friendly staff and owners! We had a few meals at d'Afspraak and all of them have been very enjoyable and their food is value for money. It is located a few 100 meters from the main square. Make sure you bring cash coz they do not accept debit or credit cards.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2011

This is a very nice address in Mechelen. The food is always delicious, and in addition to the menu, you have a special "daily dish", which is almost always truly recommended. If you are really hungry, you can also try the "Steppegras"... For drinks, you can choose from about 100 different beers...

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Mechelen, Belgium
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76 reviews 76 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2011

You can say a lot about D'Afspraak, but it is a nice place where you can eat simple food for a very good price. They also have a wide selection of beers and you're more than welcome to just come in for a drink. But don't expect too much. I come here quite regularly just because it saves me the... More 

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Mechelen, B
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95 reviews 95 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2010

While the interior of the place is nice, and they have an amazing list of beers here, the food showcases everything that is wrong with bar food in Flanders. Bland, overcooked, loveless staple dishes of pasta and meat. Drink here, don't eat here.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Keizerstraat 23, Mechelen, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Mechelen
  • Phone Number: 015.33.17.34

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 - 34
  • Cuisine: Belgian

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