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De Godevaart

Certificate of Excellence
French, Belgian, European
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Sint-Katelijnevest 23, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

I was invited for a dinner at De Godevaart for my birthday. We decided to take the 4-course dinner. From the start to the end this was one of the best dinners I have had. Not only the food was pure in taste, the wine was really nice but also the service was very good and punctional. Price-quality a 10... More 

Thank Lijn
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90 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

When we arrived, 5 minutes before the booked time of 20.00 a member of the serving staff had given our table (the last one outside) to another party of 4. This was explained to the other guests, who graciously agreed to move indoors, although there was an awkward shuffling around by the 8 of us. The graciousness was temporary as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

This is an expensive high end restaurant and there is no point in going unless you enjoy fairly formal and intricate food, but served in a very friendly and knowledgeable way and with no pomposity. The menu is a set one and you choose the number of courses you want - we had four and it was plenty; eating the... More 

1 Thank Deborah W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We had a business dinner with 4 people and were very satisfied of the whole evening we had. We chose for a four course dinner with matching wines. For one of our drivers it was interesting that also a ‘responsible driving portion’ for the wines was possible. The amuse bouche offered at the start of our evening had a great... More 

Thank Stijn v
Antwerp, Belgium
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The food, the presentation of the food, the texture of the food, the temperature of the food were excellent. The atmosphere was excellent. However, the cleanliness of the hand washing area including its floor was not proper. Our table after finishing the main, before dessert was not properly cleaned. I feel like the serving team was not top.

Thank sutidabok
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant seems to have closed at short notice. I turned up there this evening having only confirmed my reservation 3 days ago to find notices in the window of 23 St Katelijnevest saying it was under new ownership and details will follow. No warning, no emails to people have booked. Very shoddy practice. I think something has just gone... More 

7 Thank Notoriety
Chaiyaphum, Thailand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Great restaurant, we were with family and came here already few times and each time was perfect food and wines Also service was super friendly! Will come back for sure!

1 Thank Pennapa M
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Every dish was nicely presented, the ingredients were mostly local and the preparation was astonishingly new and delicious.

1 Thank PedroTytgat
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

I have never ever been to a restaurant that is this good .... the people... the staff. Most of all the food!! Sarah was our waitress and she was off the chart. Friendly, attentive, advised us on all the best wines and courses... just the best restaurant i have ever been to. The atmosphere was welcoming, even though we had... More 

1 Thank James S
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766 reviews
502 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

We had the "Menu of the day" with wine pairings. I wanted to take my client to an excellent restaurant and this ticked every box in every manner. Mid week is the best time to visit because you have a choice of tables and can talk business discretely. The champagne to start is one I had not had before and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$28 - $112
French, Belgian, European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sint-Katelijnevest 23, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: 3232318994

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