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La Boya

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Gebroeders Verhaegenstraat 16, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
0485.40.92.66
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Belgium
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great atmosfere, great food and nice and cosy interior. No fuss, just straight good food and value for your money! Qiuck and friendly service too! Enormous choise as well in tapas and tajins, even vegetarian food. Greaét place to have diner with friends or loved ones. Rated in the top 10 of Mechelen and they deserve it!

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Thank Diederik V
Alliance, Ohio
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Real good Moroccan food here. Try the mint tea, I love it. We always come here at least once when we are in Mechelen

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Vilvoorde, Belgium
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88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Hygiene people! if you toilet is broken do something about it right away! don't tell your customers i know... and just look at it. food was ok but very pricy.

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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

After walking around Mechelen's city centre for some hours I was ready for some good food. Right at that moment I saw this restaurant, just opposite a big cathedral. Turned out to be a Moroccan restaurant, so decided to go for the tajine kefta with egg and veggies. It didn't take long for the food to arrive. I'll keep it... More 

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Seminyak, Indonesia
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

this is a lovely place, they have a nice wine selection and the staff is super friendly and provides great service. i think the food could be a little more spicey, and we suggested this to the staff. otherwise, lovely and i will sure go back.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

I've been there a few times with friends as well as date night with my fiancé, and have enjoyed it every time. The appetisers (mezze style) as well as the tagines! Fresh, loads of vegetables, slow cooked and thus very juicy,... We recommend the stuffed octopus tagine as well as the tagine with merguez (spicy sausage).

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Stockport,UK
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Been to La Boya a couple of times. This time however was for pleasure and not work. I thought I'd try and use Flemish all night as I am learning the language and I managed it. Had the Merguez tagine and it was brilliant. So much flavour and soo much food, I'm glad it was a mile or so back... More 

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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Cosy plac, service with a smile, food on your plate that deserves great respect to the chef & a favorite place to many (reservation is a must). Cous cous is my favorite dish there...

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Thank Wim B
London
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

We went for dinner. The restaurant has a large array of different types lanterns hanging from the ceiling. This gave the restaurant a cosy atmosphere. There are different sizes or wonderful wooden tables for various group sizes. The staff were friendly and the food was delicious. We both had a different type of tagine and they were both delicious. They... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Tapas and Moroccan kitchen all in one so there is something on the menu for everyone. It's best to make a reservation on the weekends and for large groups as this place is very popular among locals and tourists alike. End your night with a steaming fresh mint tea!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$27 - $34
Cuisine
Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gebroeders Verhaegenstraat 16, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Mechelen
  • Phone Number: 0485.40.92.66

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?