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De Groote Witte Arend

Belgian, Dutch, European
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Reyndersstraat 18 | City Centre, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Ashford Hill, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

De Groote Witte Arend is in the old centre of Antwerp. The inside of the restaurant is rather plain and functional, but you can eat on old wooden tables in a lovely atmospheric courtyard. There is a reasonable selection of beers and the menu, although limited has some very good Flemish dishes. Reasonably priced and good value

Thank IanNI
Shildon, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an old building situated quite close to the Groenplaats, the major public transport hub of the old city centre. I am lead to believe that the building was a former convent and still has the chapel that can be viewed. The restaurant surrounds a courtyard which if the Sun is shining is a Sun trap, where temperatures can... More 

Thank Johnstudham
Antwerp, Belgium
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101 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here, it is so good, to take a moment to rest, to take a lunch, to meet friends to drink a very good Arend beer! we had a very good lunch, and the waiters are very friendly too. this is a place, where you always return, a very good place to be!

Thank diane v
Manchester, United Kingdom
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1,080 reviews
498 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We sat inside as it was a dismal, dull day in Antwerp. This is pretty tired looking to be honest and multi roomed. The staff were good though not attentive. In other words, if you wanted something then grab them when they were in the room. The food was very good though: we had the steaks which were excellent quality... More 

Thank david n
Ghent, Belgium
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167 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Located not far from the Groenplaats, you should go there for a lunch in an informal cosy atmosphere. Weather permitting; you may enjoy your meal in the court. The portions served are quite large and of good quality. Various special beers are offered and the staff is friendly.

Thank Patrick H
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This is a fantastic bar/restaurant tucked away in a courtyard, it has many rooms and also offers tables in the courtyard. It has a great selection of beers, a great atmosphere and it even has a secret chapel which you can view. this is one place not to miss.

Thank garp_kaz
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Nice Restaurant/Courtyard setting on a fine evening, the food was delicious and quick service. Staff were very helpful with translation of dishes. A very pleasant evening in pleasant surroundings.

1 Thank harimell
Breda, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We booked a dinner in this typical Belgian restaurant because of the nice environment in a building with a long history in the old town. Most reviews were positive and the menu looked attractive. However it didn't last long before we realized our mistake: we were served by an uninterested waitress who seemed bored with her job and the customers.... More 

1 Thank ilffrans
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172 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Frequented by locals and families the traditional Belgian fare was reasonable but not that great. There are better places

Thank marekw
Antwerp Province, Belgium
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Set in a nice ambiance, with a nice terrace. Used to be a very nice place to enjoy Belgian specialties. This time probabbly the staff hadn´t their day, even if there where few customers. As we expected a long stay enjoying our visiting friends, we decided to order a portion of French fries to accompany some fine beers, unfortunately the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Belgian, Dutch, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reyndersstraat 18 | City Centre, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: 03-233-55-33

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?