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Desire de Lille

Schrijnwerkersstraat 16, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 233 62 26
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
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“ice cream” (18 reviews)
“dough balls” (2 reviews)
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Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Schrijnwerkersstraat 16, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Reviewed May 27, 2017

Good experience in this quaint little restaurant offering Belgian waffles and numerous types of omelettes. Service was good, but definitely could be improved.

Thank elvyyyy
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Not enough personnel which resulted in long waiting times, cold pancakes and no drinks. This is a complete waste of money...

Thank Daan M
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

They were about to close but let us all in since we came running to try these top rated waffles on our last day in antwerp. The owner has such a big heart that he gave us these waffles on him since he saw our...More

Thank Japun P
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Caters waffles for every taste, has good coffees too, great omlettes. Huge seating area and very good and quick service.

Thank Nouslefamille
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Yes, the waffle was as great as everybody else said. It was crispy outside and light inside. What I was impressed most was the service. We ordered a pasta dish to share and the waffle as our dessert with our coffee. The food and drink...More

Thank familytravelchamp
Reviewed April 26, 2017

For the dessert lovers... it's paradise. Very large choice of waffles, pancakes, icecreams etc... For sure a guilty pleasure. Desire de Lille tends to be a bit crowdy as this is one of the wellknown pancake houses of the city. Location right in the middle...More

Thank Stijn D
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Desire de Lille is a lovely spot for a light meal, particularly their waffles! So, so good! We all had different kinds of waffles and they were all yummy. We split a dish of "fried dough balls" (I don't remember what they were called) and...More

Thank travelfreak53
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

They serve waffles, pancakes, ice cream, snacks,... Quick and friendly service. A visit to Antwerp is not complete without a stop at Desiré.

Thank Walter B
Reviewed March 29, 2017

We wanted to experience an authentic Belgian waffle and searched TripAdvisor to know where other travelers have gone to get theirs. I agree with the majority of reviewers that this location is a "can't miss" for getting a taste of real Belgian waffles as well...More

Thank iamcutestone
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Place is beautiful. Went for dessert, ordered the house waffle.- comes with whipped cream, vanilla ice cream and some licquor. Very good. The waffle itself is the best. It's not just a vessel, it's freshly made and full of flavor, more cookie-esque than what we...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schrijnwerkersstraat 16, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 233 62 26
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