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marcel

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Van Schoonbekeplein 13, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32(0)3 3363302
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York
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the Set Menu which had several choices and all of them were excellent as was the service. The place has a great atmosphere, friendly staff and the food was superb. This place is highly recommended.

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Thank Avro105
Roeselare, Belgium
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115 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Splendid for those who like to be surprised. Very tasty things, worth their price. Friendly staff too.

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Thank folker_lamote
Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Dinner for 5: the food was excellent but the service was probably the worst I have experienced - patronising, rude and perfunctory.

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Thank CarolynandGeoff
Solihull, United Kingdom
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432 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is housed in a pleasant period building close to the Mas museum. It appears to be very popular with locals, we were fortunate to get a table for lunch without a reservation. They do a three course good value lunch menu but it is possible to just have the main course. We both enjoyed Sea Bream and were... More 

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Thank LauraDaveJames
Antwerp, Belgium
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We had dinner with some friends and chose the 4 course menu with accompanied wines. There was plenty of choice and all dishes were of a high quality. The wines were ok and more than enough. Price wasn't cheap but certainly value for money. Staff was friendly.

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Thank Walter B
Antwerp, Belgium
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88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We had a business diner here with 14 people. The food was very nice. Also the old building is very beautiful so it's a great location. Staff were helpful and friendly. I was not a huge fan of the wines they were serving (they were ok but nothing special) and the evening we were there, there was a funny smell... More 

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Thank JazzJumper
Boechout, Belgium
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125 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

We just had a business dinner at Marcel. Both in terms of quality as well as value for mony (menu at about 40-50€), Marcel is one of the best places to eat in Antwerp. The cuisine is creative, without losing focus on genuine ingredients. Quality is of high standard. The interior is of this former Seamens house is nicely preserved... More 

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Thank DnA38
Quebec City, Canada
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

I was invited by colleagues and we had a great time. The restaurant looks classy and the staff was attentive - except it took an horrible time to grab the attention of our waiter to get the bill. The foot was good - maybe not exceptional for this price range.

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Thank SHamel67
Seattle
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

I am biased. I adore Marcel. Decades ago as a student I would cycle past the derelict Seaman's church and always hoped I would live there one day. Well, I didn't get to live there but I get to eat there so one can't complain. The interior is neutral with a hint of Art Nouveau (do go check out the... More 

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Thank Bram C
Brussels, Belgium
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We ate the 5 course Game menu (which included pheasant and venison). Good value and without fault. Local friends agreed. So, a remarkable building, warm welcome, good service and a good tempo. Not noisy and with space around the tables. We will definitely return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Van Schoonbekeplein 13, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32(0)3 3363302
Description
www.restaurantmarcel.be

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