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Horse House

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Lange Molensstraat 10, Vilvoorde 1800, Belgium
02 2514438
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Houtem, Brabant, Belgium
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are visiting Vilvoorde, you should know that the inhabitants of Vilvoorde are known as 'horse-eaters'. Although this might sound barbaric to some, if you are open to experience 'steak' in a different way, you should pay a visit to this Excellent Steak House. It is not big, but it is very cosy and the atmosphere is very jovial.... More 

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Thank Tina S
Vilvoorde, Belgium
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85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

I used to really like it, but in winter it is freezing cold when you are stuck near the window (and with our luck we of course were sat just there) and last time we had to return our meat - it was cold inside!

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Thank MF543
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

Is a small and simple place, 60' stile, decorated with a few horse pictures on the walls. The meat is really delicious: it was so tender that my knife was cutting butter. The prices are also good considering what you get. If you like horse meat, is a must

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Thank F D
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Sometimes we come here to have some great horse meat (not so easy to find in Brussels) and we're always satisfied. Small and old fashioned flemish place. A little creepy the pictures of horses on lawns hanging on the walls...but the meat is super!

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Thank diegele
Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Average quality, although open on Monday whereas the other fameus horse restaurants are closed then.

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Thank Koen_Van_den_Bossche
Eindhoven
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149 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

friends wanted to surprise me with a dinner in this horsesteak restaurant. I do not eat horse meat! the place is very simpel decorated, fast and furious service..loaded and we had to wait a longtime to get a small Table. Fortunately I could order a porkchop which was good. French fries and mayonnaise, simple salad...what could one do wrong here?... More 

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Thank Carl S
Mechelen, Belgium
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

One of the two best restaurants to go to if u enjoy a good horse steak. About a pound of steak on your plate, add to that a bowl of salad, a portion of french fries adn a good bottle of wine, what more could anyone that enjoys eating well desire? Prices are decent, figure about 30€ p.p. for a... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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340 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

small restaurant but with lots of ambiance! Very tasteful horsemeat, fresh French fries.... Be entertained by the owner, but be prepared for some good laughs!

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Thank michel l
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

If you want a great piece of meat you will love it here. There are no frills, you pay for high quality meat and no faff. Its not cheap by most restaurant standards but its really cheap for a big tenderloin (the only cut they serve). Horse meat for those who haven't had it I would describe as somewhere between... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

At first glance the restaurant looks bizarre. It probably hasn't been renovated since the 1960s. Inside there are beautiful paintings of Belgian Draft Horses and empty horse harnesses hanging from the wall. Previous clients must have eaten them. It is definitely a no frills place. But if you want a good horse steak and fries at a reasonable price, no... More 

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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
Cuisine
Belgian, European
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lange Molensstraat 10, Vilvoorde 1800, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Vilvoorde
  • Phone Number: 02 2514438

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