11 Restaurants to visit in Antwerp
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11 restaurants to visit in Antwerp
Antwerp is swamped with pleasant restaurants: you can find a restaurant on almost every street corner you pass, from Italian Pizza’s to Belgian classics .. and we listed our favorite spots below!
Make sure to bring a camera when you’re discovering Antwerp, because you’ll walk by a lot of stunning architectural wonders making it easy to create a unique photograph.
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Adres: Regine beerplein 1, 2018 Antwerpen
Among the renovated warehouses of PAKT (a creative and entrepreneurial site in Antwerp’s dynamic Berchem neighborhood), you’ll be able to find this no-nonsense pizza restaurant Standard.
Standard Pizza is known for its delicious sourdough pizzas and scrumptious salads, made with organic vegetables and herbs.
Adres: Dageraadplaats 13, 2018 Antwerpen
Pici is one of the coziest Italian pasta restaurants in Antwerp, started by the same owner of Standard Pizza.
The biggest attention grabbers in the restaurant are the pasta machine in the middle of the restaurant and the chefs in the open kitchen, which shows you that their pasta is freshly made.
Adres: Geuzenstraat 34, 2000 Antwerpen
Manhattan’s Burgers stands for premium burgers in a New York style.
Their grass-fed Angus beef burgers, fries, and sauces … they are all freshly prepared according to traditional American recipes.
Adres: Korte Gasthuisstraat 32, 2000 Antwerpen
Frites Atelier is a luxury fries concept and chain in which taste, craftsmanship, and personality are brought together by the famous Chef Sergio Herman who used to own a 3-star restaurant.
The boutique is a fast food concept which only focuses on fries, in contrast to other traditional Belgian ‘frituur’ where you can find meats or other fried snacks.
Adres: Van Breestraat 6, 2018 Antwerpen
Barchel is a breakfast and lunch spot, located in the center of Antwerp close to the Stadspark.
The interior of this lunch bar is very instagrammable, with high ceilings, marble details, and simplistic furniture. They are most known for their focus on healthy food, such as their fresh orange juice and homemade lemonade.
Adres: Van Schoonbekeplein 11, 2000 Antwerpen
Otomat Pizza is a pizza chain, created by the same founders who created Ellis Gourmet Burger. Their concept is a bit different: they create Belgian pizzas with dough made using Duvel’s beer yeast.
Adres: Graanmarkt 13, 2000 Antwerpen
Graanmarkt 13 is a crossover concept: a restaurant, a high-end concept store, and an apartment all in the same building in Antwerp.
The restaurant – named after its location – was elected as the best Flemish vegetable restaurant of 2015, led by Chef Seppe Nobles who only uses local products and grows the herbs on the rooftop terrace above the restaurant.
Adres: Kipdorp 10/12, 2000 Antwerpen
Hotel Franq in Antwerp is not only a beautiful luxurious hotel, but it also houses a restaurant and bar.
The building once housed a bank – which Hotel Franq’s name references to – was completely renovated in 2017, and has both a historic charm as an urban chic vibe with a minimalistic decor. Throughout the building, small glimpses of the building’s unique history can still be found. For example, the bank’s former vault has since been restored and transformed into a wine cellar!
This restaurant just received a Michelin star in 2020.
Hümm – House of Hummus
Adres: Dageraadplaats 33, 2018 Antwerpen
Hümm is one of the most trendy restaurants in Antwerp since it’s a vegan restaurant focussed on Hummus based meals, with influences from the Asian cuisine.
The restaurant’s looks go hand-in-hand with the dishes: clean and trendy.
Adres: Paradeplein 1, 2018 Antwerpen
The Jane is a famous restaurant of Michelin-starred chef Sergio Herman and was recently named to be the most beautiful restaurant in the world.
Sergio Herman and chef Nick Bril transformed the building – which was a chapel of the former military hospital in Antwerp – into a high-end restaurant.
Be aware: reservations for the restaurant are only possible up to three months in advance.
Adres: Lombardenvest 19, 2000 Antwerpen
MOOY is a pink concept store/café in Antwerp, which is a very instagrammable place as well: it offers a healthy meal (with every dish on the menu available in a vegan option) and a beauty shop.
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