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Pastorale

#30 of 1,157 Restaurants in Antwerp
Certificate of Excellence
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Laarstraat 22, Antwerp 2840, Belgium
+32 3 844 65 26
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Not only delicious and extraordinarily tasty but an explosion of flavors. Wines fitted very good in the dishes. Location is a beautiful mansion, very well renovated and equipped. Service was cautious but attentive. Apart from video installations on the wall instead of painted art everything fit for us.

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Thank Yvonne L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

A year ago I got a Bongo coupon for my birthday from my colleagues. I activated it after some other gastronomic experiences the last few weeks. We arrived in the arty-farty restaurant where the personal was really kind and rather professional. The first dishes were nicely served and I liked how tastes were build up. The according wines were (except... More 

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Thank Bert V
Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Great food and wines. The interior is also nice with a lot of art. Quite expensive but acceptable. This is what you expect from a Michelin star restaurant

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

I'll try to be concise – It's a place to return. Food and presentation is top notch, without pretence nor decoration for the decoration sake (like some *restaurants over-indulge in). Absolutely approachable, professional waiters. We were served by three of them, and especially the service the Dutch waiter presented us with, was truly warm and memorable. Particularly loved the contemporary... More 

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Thank experincedtraveller8
Mechelen, Belgium
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287 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

This is a 2 star Michelin restaurant. And the food and service are really like that. High end! In summer when the weather is nice , you can have lunch in the nice garden. There is also a small private room for private dinners in a small group. One of the best restaurants in the Antwerp area.

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Thank Luk V
Coventry, UK
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114 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

It is almost five years since we initially experienced dining at Pastorale. This time I returned with almost the same party of friends to celebrate an extremely large milestone birthday. Once again we lunched on the Expressions menu accompanied by their wine selection. Once again we sat at the same table in the garden on a glorious summer’s day. Very... More 

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Thank RnBrian
Mechelen, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This is my second time visiting this special place and it is really a unique experience. Prices are higher than regular restaurants but you also get totally different level of food. The very small suggestion to the staff and policy is about the cheese plate which is being offered just before desert.. when you ask a client "can we offer... More 

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Thank RasMechelen
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110 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

The Past-oral-e-motions restaurant is definitely amongst the best in this country and deserves all credit. We took the 7 course menu with wines in this 2 stars Guide Michelin restaurant and were flabbergasted by the variety of tastes, explosion of senses and exquisite products . The lobster was the best I ever ate and the setting is special with art... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

Location is in the quiet village, but both the backyard and the restaurant itself is very stylish. Service was good, perhaps a little slow every now and then. Every dish was either good or excellent! White tomato juice prepared as an apetizer was superb. Beats 't Zilte (tested day before) 6-0.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

We went on a Tuesday night and there were only six guests in total which was a bit disappointing. Very beautiful place with an impressive art work from Arne Quinze in the dining room. Selection of three champagnes to start, 6 to 7 beautifully presented flavor bombs to start the meal. Went a la carte with white asparagus and lobster... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$36 - $144
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laarstraat 22, Antwerp 2840, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 844 65 26

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