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Paters Vaetje

#28 of 1,133 Restaurants in Antwerp
Certificate of Excellence
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
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Blauwmoezelstraat 1, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 231 84 76
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1,128 reviews
520 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

.. from early afternoon to very late evening, this bar just keeps on going. The staff are friendly as are the belgian clientele. The food is limited but hearty and good value. Great vibe. Well-recommended.

Thank david n
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Cosy bar in the shadow of the cathedral. Friendly and helpful staff, great selection of beers and selection of cafe food and snacks. Seemed to be a mixed crowd of locals and tourists. Good way to pass an hour.

Thank KevinD2011
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96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great for a good beer or any other drink really! In the historical center of Antwerp, this café has a great view of the cathedral and all its surroundings!

Thank Debby R
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Sitting beside Cathedral of Our Lady Antwerp enjoying a coffee. Nicely tucked into the corner with a great view of the square

Thank Dean H
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

A friendly bar with a great mix of locals and tourists. Staff are easy going and the service is very good. Sit outside with a beer and watch the world go by.

Thank Trevor S
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Found this place on recommendation of my boss, and I was not disappointed, service with a smile. This is a nice friendly Antwerp street cafe/bar which I have come to call my local while I've been here for the last few weeks, the staff are excellent friendly and willing to advise on the best beers in the house. Paterson offers... More 

Thank Graeme1940
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We took a break after walking around the city in Antwerp before dinner! So we chose this bar for a beer! Since we don't really know about the beer from Belgium, so we ask the waitress for suggestion! She is very friendly and helpful!

Thank NatureDK
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Very characterful place with friendly staff and nice views. I had the iced tea and my partner in crime had one of the beers, the selection of beers was extensive. The food menu was not massive so at least I didn't have a problem chossing what to eat, I had lasgane which was delicious and excellent value at 10 euro.... More 

Thank nb888
Coventry, UK
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114 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Paters Vaetje is always our first and last port of call whenever we visit Antwerp. I don’t think I noticed any significant changes since our last visit. Perhaps an improvement in the toilet facilities! Now it is possible to go together, there is a stand-up and sit down in the same cubicle. Just can’t wait for our next visit and... More 

Thank RnBrian
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I stay close to Paters Vaetje, took my first dinner in Antwerpen there too... and i ate a really good sandwich and a good beer Really satisfied the visit and i wish i could visit them again

Thank Eric H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blauwmoezelstraat 1, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 231 84 76

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