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De 7 Schaken

#30 of 1,192 Restaurants in Antwerp
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Belgian, Bar, European
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Braderijstraat 24, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 232 52 44
11:00 - 22:30
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

First evening in Antwerp, having checked into the hotel I went wandering around Grote Markt, looking for a quieter restaurant in order to enjoy dinner. An I came across De 7 Schacken. The restaurant is at the back past the bar, and seemed to be popular that particular evening with big families. There were two servers, and although they were... More 

Thank jmbucknall
Antwerp, Belgium
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu offers some typical belgian dishes accompanied with good choices of beer. The price quality combination is quit reasonable and staff is helpfull and friendly. A very good choice for those looking for traditional Belgian food.

Thank Maxim K
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks for delicious foods and perfect service. Everybody was warm and did well their job. Will try to come soon again

Thank Ender D
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place, the food was great and service was perfect, very nice waiters ! Thank you very much !

Thank sebastiani l
Level Contributor
52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friends came here for dinner. I have to say we ate a lot. The quality of the food is great. We had a tomato soup and the typical stofvlees. Great and quick service. Totally suggested!

Thank Michele C
Antwerp, Belgium
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

When I'm craving for some good stoofvlees De 7 Schaken is one of my favorite places in Antwerp. De 7 Schaken is a very cosy place situated right next to Antwerp's City Hall. This night I went obviously for stoofvlees (meat stew cooked in beer with mustard ... THE number one dish in Belgium for a reason) and my wife... More 

Thank IvanG2018
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We went there for lunch. They have dailies as well as other dishes. What is really great about the place is the ambiance. A place to visit, even if just for a beer. The staff is also nice and fits the place...

Thank Rudy M
Level Contributor
40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I have been going to the De 7 Schaken for many years and it has never disappointed. Always quality meats and fish...had one slight draw back recently...the french fries were not home-made...this was rectified. Advice is to book ahead of time, as the place tends to get pretty busy with large groups...if it's romantic surrounding you are looking for, then... More 

Thank Angry_of_Antwerp
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Taking into account the area is one of the most beautiful and interesting area of Antwerpen for a nice walk, it is the perfect place for incredible local traditional food. Rabbit, beef, croquettes and incredible Belgium fries. Selection of nice local and national beers and a very nice ambiance any time during the day. It is a must go.

1 Thank elrubenenutrecht
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We were with a group of friends and had an enjoyable dinner on a Friday evening. Reservation was necessary as the place was packed and we were 5 people. There is a separate room for the bar/drinks only and another room for the restaurant. I had the entrecote with pepper sauce which tasted good but was a bit pricey (26... More 

1 Thank DespinaThomas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Bar, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Braderijstraat 24, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 232 52 44

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