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De Nieuwe Schapestal

$$ - $$$
French, Belgian, Dutch, Middle Eastern, Persian
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Koning Albertstraat 3, Lier 2500, Belgium
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Has to be described as Persian as the proprietor left Iran before the revolution! Had excellent meal, with very attentive service - however we were the only ones there, so would hope so! Shared the meat mixed Persian dishes between us, and thoroughly enjoyed the food. Pleasantly surprised by the bill at the end also, as Belgium not especially cheap.... More 

Thank LaJarrie
Antwerp, Belgium
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

I had dinner here with my wife on a Saturday night. We are both vegetarians so decided to order the the vegetarian mezze. At 21 euro per person, this may sound a bit pricy, but it was well worth it. We got 12 bowls of mezze, including red pepper & nuts cream, Iranian rice, samosa's, cucumber salat and various other... More 

Thank richard v
Brussels, Belgium
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

We went to this restaurant with a Bongo gift certificate 'Dining for 2', which means there was a main course for 2 included. I cannot give my opinion on anything of their regular menu as this was a fixed main course but I was really happy with what we received. It was a bit on the safe side to accomodate... More 

Thank ingstje
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147 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2013

We went there with a group. We had a 2 course meal of a starter and a main dish. I was totally not impressed by the quality of the food. Housewine was OK, but I didn't see the price, so I don't know if relation price/quality was OK. I will almost certainly not go back to this restaurant nor will... More 

Thank edhimal
Antwerp, Belgium
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

We had made a reservation for Valentine's evening. This meant the restaurant was quite full (both downstairs and upstairs). The reception was very friendly and we were seated upstairs within 2 minutes. Despite the warm colours, atmosphere and a cozy looking fire in the fireplace, it was a bit cold. The waiter had to rush up and down the stairs... More 

1 Thank PeterN224
Lier, Belgium
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2012

Wonderful persian mezze in a romantic setting near the market square. Definitely one of the best restaurants in this beautiful city. My girlfriend and i have been here several times and have never been disappointed. A must!

Thank Bert B
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2011

We were overwhelmed by the intimate, romantic special surroundings. We had eaten a large meat dish at midday so chose for the Vegetarian Mezzo and we were blown away by the different tastes and aromas, heavenly food, great wine, fantastic Sabayon, warm and friendly service, we left feeling indulged by another culture and will definitely return when in the area... More 

1 Thank BelgiumTravelBug
Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2011

i love the persian food, the food is very healthy and very nice. the people who work there are very friendly. and the boss who called Cherry was a wonderfull lady. i love to talk with her and i love her accent! the decoration is just like you are in 1001 nights!

Thank girllyy
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2008

Very nice food - mix of libanese and other middle east kitchens - the portions of the starters were rather small

Thank Bruno_Kristel

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Restaurant Details

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    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Belgian, Dutch, Middle Eastern, Persian
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  • Address: Koning Albertstraat 3, Lier 2500, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Lier
  • Phone Number: 03/489.02.20

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