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De Kraanbrug

Persoonshoek 9, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
15 200098
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Ranked #27 of 136 Restaurants in Mechelen
Cuisines: Belgian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Menus available in Flemish, French, English
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Menus available in Flemish, French, English
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Zevenbergen, The Netherlands
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The restaurant De Kraanbrug we visit twice during our stay in Mechelen. The card has an excellent selection. The service is excellent and the location can' t be better. The sitting was outside on a ship on the river. We enjoy the food and the surrounding. The restaurant is closed on Wednesdays.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

went here one week ago and had a very good dinner, normal prices but very comfortble ambiance to sit down and dine

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Not in the hotspot of Mechelen, a little bit outdated interior but the food was good. Classic menu, not too many frills. When the weather is nice you can sit outside on the deck of a ship.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Close to Martin's Patershof, a favorite of the locals and food was really good. Prices were decent for Europe in general and there is actually space between tables.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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124 reviews 124 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

Lamb on the bones is amazing. Pancakes lovely too. We went there on a Sunday as a group of 16. Well worth it. Great value as only cost 35 euro each for 2 courses and wine. Best meal in Mechelen so far. One of our group has the lamb there every year and I can see why.

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Brussels, Belgium
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

First day of Spring, sun, canal, historic buildings opposite and excellent food at Kraanbrug. Prices were very reasonable for the set lunch menu and they have a good selection of local Carolus beers from nearby Het Anker brewery. Waiting staff were very knowledgeable and helpful but really rather slow. Very good place to bring guests if you can take your... More

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buddy032606
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We were in Mechelen one night and asked a few locals we met where they would eat. This place came up on a couple lists so we tried it. The week before Christmas we showed up on a Thursday night around 730 and didn't need a reservation. Although it was cold and rainy they had a beautiful location along the... More

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Ichtegem, Belgium
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260 reviews 260 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
374 helpful votes 374 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Ate their when we visited Mechelen for one day. We ordered 2 spaghetti's: a small one and a large one. My husband was not so hungry and therefor ordered the small one. One minute later we saw a small one come out of the kitchen and my husband decided this spaghetti was really small. He quickly called the waitress and... More

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Maastricht
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150 reviews 150 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Sit right near the river and enjoy old Mechelen. This restaurant has a very pleasant atmosphere. Food is extremely well prepared. Staff is very friendly. Yet, a reservation is a good idea if you want to get a table at the window, as the place is popular. On saturdays it is even more popular

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Strasbourg, France
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Set menu for a group of work colleagues, kind of cramped seating, and food was ok, but not very exciting...............There are much better restaurants in Mechelen

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