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't Oud Conservatorium

Belgian, Dutch
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Wollemarkt 16, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
015/56.95.21
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
We keep going back

We love 't Oud Conservatorium. It's not the best restaurant in Mechelen, but there's something, something difficult to put your finger on, that keeps drawing us back. I guess you could say it has the x-factor - that little bit of magic that is missing in many of the 'better' restaurants... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 10, 2014
George H
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Mechelen, Belgium
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English first
Mechelen, Antwerpen, Belgium
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Very nice surroundings, you can even eat outside in the central court. Old building with historical settings. The menu is quite balanced, even for vegetarians. Specialities are Mechelse koekoek (Large chicken from Belgian breed) with sauce on a base of Belgian beer...warmly recommended!

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Mechelen, Belgium
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We love 't Oud Conservatorium. It's not the best restaurant in Mechelen, but there's something, something difficult to put your finger on, that keeps drawing us back. I guess you could say it has the x-factor - that little bit of magic that is missing in many of the 'better' restaurants. Practically, it's got a lot going for it -... More 

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Milano
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

good quality food, good service, nice place, absolutely recommended ! The Mechelse koekoek is truly delicious.

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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115 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

For Belgian standards this is only average. Food is like you cook at home not bad but ordinary. The waiter who served this evening was really impolite and not willing to answer our questions.

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Rijswijk, The Netherlands
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101 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

We had a group of 9 women. We able to pre-order off the menu. All enjoyed our meals. Really like the Oud Conservatorium salad

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Very nice location and environment. Food very tasty and good prices. Personnel really friendly and professional.

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Beerzel
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Had a company dinner with 28 colleagues. Very nice! Friendly staff! Looked and tasted delicious! Good price/quality.

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Aalst, Belgium
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

In the first week of june we visited the restaurant.hotel and enjoyed the buffet very much. The restaurant/hotel is perfectly located behind the grand market, but at a very quiet and green square, so the view is perfect as was the taste of the food. Combined with the super friendly personnel (congratulations to the job student Sofie), we definitely will... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

We were very pleased to have dinner and an enjoyable evening after a having travelled all day. Even if you are French-only speaking you may find waiters to communicate with. Both the food and the service was very good. I imagine that because it is more for local customers, they treat tourists really well, unlike restaurants in big city centers... More 

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Additional Information about 't Oud Conservatorium

Address: Wollemarkt 16, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
Phone Number: 015/56.95.21
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Mechelen
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Belgian, Dutch

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wollemarkt 16, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Mechelen
  • Phone Number: 015/56.95.21

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Belgian, Dutch
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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