Culinary Antwerp

We have made a selection of our favorite restaurants!

Restaurants in Antwerp

Brasserie Appelmans

Brasserie Appelmans is located in the shadow of the Cathedral and is named after one of the architects of the Cathedral of Our Lady. Brasserie Appelmans is an established venue in Antwerp. Belgian quality cuisine is served here for a fair price. An absolute added value is the Absinthbar, ideal for pre-dinner drinks, cocktails or just cozy to end up in during the evening. Professionalism at the its best! Recommended!

Address: Papenstraatje 1

De Bomma

Our Grandma’s make the best food. When our Grandma isn’t available we go to de Bomma. In restaurant de Bomma you can enjoy Flemish classical comfort food. The restaurant breathes tradition, it is through and through nostalgic with a modern twist.

Address: Suikerrui 16

Restaurant Arte

Antwerps favorite for refined authentic Italian cuisine, since 1990. In addition, they have a nice selection of the better wines, as well as a white, sleek interior, radiating elegance. The staff is super friendly. In short, everything is there for an unforgettable evening. Insight tip: Try the Burrata: finger-licking good!

Address: Suikerrui 24

Wine restaurant inVincible

The place to be for real life lovers. Here you can enjoy the better refined French-Belgian cuisine accompanied with delicious wines. Make sure to ask for a table in the kitchen, from where you can see all the action. At inVincible they care for their products and customers.

Address: Haarstraat 9

Hungry Henrietta

Tasty dishes with a Mediterranean twist! Professional service and a lovely sun terrace. The restaurant is located in the center of Antwerp’s shopping disctict. Ideal for lunch or dinner during or after shopping.

Address: Lombardenvest 19

Het vermoeiend model

In a medieval setting, between the ancient walls of the cathedral, you will find the restaurant Het vermoeid model. The menu consists of classic French cuisine and dining in a unique interior with its statues and sculptures. On top of that, the restaurant also has a nice roof terrace which is an excellent spot when the weather is beautiful and sunny.

Address: Lijnwaadmarkt 2

Elfde gebod

The biggest showcase here is the interior which makes ‘t Elfde Gebod a well-known dining café. Everywhere, really everywhere, there are holy statues of angels, saints, and even pulpits. They serve local Belgian cuisine and have a big variety of famous beers.

Address: Torfbrug 10

Billie’s bierkaffetaria

Small but original beer cafe with 11 taps and 110 types of beers in bottles.

Address: Kammenstraat 12

Den Engel

Next to the town hall in Antwerp you can find The famous “brown” café Den Engel. This is not just a café but an institution. This is where the municipal councils regularly relax and drink after work. Nowhere does the Antwerp “bolleke” from the brewery De Koninck taste better. The history of the property dates back to the 14th century.

Address: Grote Markt 3


For more than a century people have enjoyed the finest fish dishes here. In a casual atmosphere they serve the best mussels of the city!

Address: Suikerrui 4

Graanmarkt 13

This bistronomic concept by famous chef Seppe Nobels is the perfect place for special occasions. As one of the first chefs that introduced Urban farming in Belgium, Seppe Nobels focuses on seasonal and quality local produce and turns it into taste sensations.

Address: Graanmarkt 13

Bia Mara

Here you can enjoy a quick bite of sustainable caught fish. Fish & chips with that tad more sass. The interior with the vintage chairs and tables and the authentic tile floor provide a cozy setting. In addition, it is not pricey at all. Perfect for a delicious lunch during a day of culture!

Address: Maalderijstraat 1

Pho 61

In this Vietnamese restaurant you can enjoy the classics of Vietnamese street food. Central is the traditional noodle soup ‘pho’ that you really should have tasted. In addition, you can enjoy a nice night out in a budget.

Address: Grote Markt 42